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State University of New York at Fredonia

Fredonia, NY 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate91%
Acceptance Rate91%

About SUNY Fredonia

State University of New York at Fredonia Overview

State University of New York at Fredonia is a public, state school in the small town setting of Fredonia, New York. SUNY Fredonia was founded in 1826 and enrolls around 3,780 students a year, which includes 3,555 undergraduates. SUNY Fredonia offers on-campus housing for up to 2,900 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 80% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

Student Activities at SUNY Fredonia

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of SUNY Fredonia's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? SUNY Fredonia students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in joining a fraternity or sorority? SUNY Fredonia has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? SUNY Fredonia has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at SUNY Fredonia on the Student Life page.

2022 SUNY Fredonia Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 91%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.3
In-State Tuition $7,070
Out-of-State $16,980
Percent of Need Met 62%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $13,795

Is SUNY Fredonia a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better idea of what SUNY Fredonia offers and if it could be the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for State University of New York at Fredonia

SUNY Fredonia is moderately difficult to get into. Around 91% of applicants get into SUNY Fredonia each year. Out of 4,668 applications received in 2022, 4,236 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at SUNY Fredonia

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at SUNY Fredonia, around 73% come back their sophomore year. Around 62% of students who started at SUNY Fredonia earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook SUNY Fredonia Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from SUNY Fredonia by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. 96% of graduates from SUNY Fredonia recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Check with SUNY Fredonia directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

State University of New York at Fredonia's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

SUNY Fredonia's endowment was valued at $39.6 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, SUNY Fredonia spends about $10,141 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at SUNY Fredonia

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

SUNY Fredonia meets 62% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend SUNY Fredonia full-time are awarded $13,795 a year in financial aid, on average.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $26,334 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at SUNY Fredonia.

Based on this information, is SUNY Fredonia the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is SUNY Fredonia a good school for you?

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Where is State University of New York at Fredonia Located?

SUNY Fredonia is located in the small town setting of Fredonia, New York, less than an hour from Buffalo.

If you want to see SUNY Fredonia for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 90 to Fredonia, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Buffalo-Niagara International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what SUNY Fredonia and Fredonia are like without leaving home.

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College Info

280 Central Avenue Fredonia, NY 14063-1136

Campus Setting: Small Town

SUNY Fredonia Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to SUNY Fredonia is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to SUNY Fredonia is Continuous processing.

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SUNY Fredonia Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at SUNY Fredonia is like? There are approximately 3,780 students enrolled at SUNY Fredonia, including 3,555 undergraduate students and 225 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from NY and 4% percent of students are from other states.


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