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Colleges / State University of New York at Fredonia

SUNY Fredonia Admissions

If you want to apply to SUNY Fredonia, the application fee costs $50.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

SUNY Fredonia Admissions Stats at a Glance

SUNY Fredonia 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 13%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered
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Applying Early to SUNY Fredonia?

State University of New York at Fredonia does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into State University of New York at Fredonia

It is moderately difficult to get into SUNY Fredonia. SUNY Fredonia evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, SUNY Fredonia accepted 72% of all applicants, around 4,157 of the 5,754 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like SUNY Fredonia, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to music, sound recording technology, theatre, visual arts programs is program very difficult.

It is slightly difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

What's Most Important to Get In to SUNY Fredonia?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at SUNY Fredonia

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Not Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

SUNY Fredonia Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to SUNY Fredonia must submit the following items. Double check with SUNY Fredonia's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Other Requirements audition for music, dance and theater programs: portfolio for visual arts and technical theatre programs
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into SUNY Fredonia?

Students admitted to SUNY Fredonia have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 65% submitted a class rank. At SUNY Fredonia 13% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 40% were in the top 25% and 73% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At State University of New York at Fredonia, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 65%
3.75 and 3.99 22%
3.50 and 3.74 18%
3.25 and 3.49 19%
3.00 and 3.24 10%
2.50 and 2.9 17%
2.00 and 2.49 5%

SUNY Fredonia doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

SUNY Fredonia does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to State University of New York at Fredonia

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to SUNY Fredonia. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in SUNY Fredonia during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term

SUNY Fredonia Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to SUNY Fredonia?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to SUNY Fredonia.

Does SUNY Fredonia accept transfer credits?

SUNY Fredonia accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. SUNY Fredonia accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does SUNY Fredonia accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

SUNY Fredonia accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to SUNY Fredonia?

SUNY Fredonia is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is SUNY Fredonia's acceptance rate?

SUNY Fredonia's acceptance rate is 72%.

Want To Learn More About SUNY Fredonia?

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SUNY Fredonia Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

72%

How hard is it to get into SUNY Fredonia? SUNY Fredonia is a somewhat selective institution. The SUNY Fredonia acceptance rate is 72%. This means that the institution accepts 72 out of every 100 applicants.

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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

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SUNY Fredonia GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.3

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At SUNY Fredonia, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,075

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

72%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,542

Out-of-State

$18,452

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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