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State University of New York at Fredonia

Fredonia, NY 4-Year Public

About SUNY Fredonia

State University of New York at Fredonia is a public, state school located in the small town setting of Fredonia, NY, less than an hour from Buffalo.

Founded in 1826, SUNY Fredonia currently enrolls around 4,075 students a year, including 3,856 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

SUNY Fredonia's endowment was valued at $39,561,502 in 2021. For each full-time student, SUNY Fredonia spends about $10,141.

2021 Admissions Facts About SUNY Fredonia

Acceptance rate: 72%

Average GPA: 3.3

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

SUNY Fredonia Acceptance Rate

SUNY Fredonia is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. The acceptance rate at SUNY Fredonia is 72 percent.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.3 out of 4.0.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is SUNY Fredonia a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 1,063 students who started at SUNY Fredonia as first-time freshman, 519 graduate within four years.

Around 62 percent 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 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 96 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $25,982 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does SUNY Fredonia sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is SUNY Fredonia a good school for YOU?

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College Info

280 Central Avenue Fredonia, NY 14063-1136

Campus Setting: Small Town

SUNY Fredonia Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

SUNY Fredonia ACT Scores


ACT Range

19 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above


19 to 25


19 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to SUNY Fredonia is 23. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into SUNY Fredonia. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

SUNY Fredonia SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

490 - 590


Reading SAT Range

500 - 610

SUNY Fredonia Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


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Cost Breakdown
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State Tuition

Student Life

Wondering what life at SUNY Fredonia is like? There are approximately 4,463 students enrolled at SUNY Fredonia, including 4,226 undergraduate students and 237 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from NY and 3% percent of students are from other states.


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Part Time


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