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SUNY at Fredonia

Fredonia, New York

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SUNY at Fredonia overview
Location Fredonia, New York
Online fredonia.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
SUNY at Fredonia overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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SUNY at Fredonia, located in Fredonia, New York, is a public liberal arts university founded in 1826. Set on a 256-acre campus known for its classic ivy-draped buildings, Fredonia provides a serene learning environment with proximity to the natural allure of Lake Erie, roughly an hour southwest of Buffalo. This institution offers an array of undergraduate and graduate programs, with particular emphasis on the fine arts, music, and education, reflecting a commitment to both the arts and sciences. SUNY Fredonia is known for fostering a close-knit academic community through its moderately selective admissions process, providing on-campus housing options to accommodate a significant portion of the student body. The university also supports a range of extracurricular activities, though it is not distinguished by a prominent athletic program.

In the most recent statistical year 4,597 prospective students applied, and 3,888 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 716 enrolled in the school.  3,242 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 249 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $7,070 plus fees of $1,697. SUNY at Fredonia is ranked 459 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












SUNY at Fredonia is rated within the top 44% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

SUNY at Fredonia overview
SAT 1080/1300
ACT 18/23
GPA 3.3

Applications Accepted

SUNY at Fredonia overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

New York Resident Tuition

In State Costs for SUNY at Fredonia
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,150
Other Fees$1,697
Room and Board $14,180
Budget for Other Expenses$1,950
Total One Year Cost$26,047

Out of State Resident Tuition

Out of State Costs for SUNY at Fredonia
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,150
Other Fees$1,697
Room and Board $14,180
Budget for Other Expenses$1,950
Total One Year Cost$35,957

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$42,300 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

63% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by SUNY at Fredonia students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 20%
Business 13%
Visual and Performing Arts 10%
General Studies 8%
Communication 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196158 IPEDS survey data for SUNY at Fredonia.

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