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Colleges / State University of New York at Fredonia

State University of New York at Fredonia

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

SUNY Fredonia Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to SUNY Fredonia, the fee for the application costs $50.

SUNY Fredonia Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of SUNY Fredonia's admissions stats.

SUNY Fredonia 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 15%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

State University of New York at Fredonia Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for State University of New York at Fredonia.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Want to Apply Early to SUNY Fredonia?

SUNY Fredonia does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Is SUNY Fredonia Challenging To Get Into?

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 91% of students, approximately 4,236 from the 4,668 applicants.

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.

Transferring to State University of New York at Fredonia

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to SUNY Fredonia

SUNY Fredonia has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does SUNY Fredonia Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at SUNY Fredonia

What does SUNY Fredonia consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Application Essay Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with SUNY Fredonia for more information on admission factors.

SUNY Fredonia Application Requirements

To apply to SUNY Fredonia, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in 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
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

GPA and Testing

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, 61% submitted a class rank. At SUNY Fredonia 15% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 39% were in the top 25% and 73% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At State University of New York at Fredonia, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 1.6%
3.75 and 3.99 23.74%
3.50 and 3.74 20.05%
3.25 and 3.49 10.95%
3.00 and 3.24 18.7%
2.50 and 2.9 18.94%
2.00 and 2.49 5.78%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to SUNY Fredonia directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

SUNY Fredonia does not 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.

More Information on Transferring to State University of New York at Fredonia

For transfer students, it is not 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

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?

✅ The acceptance rate for SUNY Fredonia is 91%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at SUNY Fredonia?

❌ SUNY Fredonia does not offer early decision.

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SUNY Fredonia Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into SUNY Fredonia? SUNY Fredonia is a somewhat selective institution. The SUNY Fredonia acceptance rate is 91%. This means that the institution accepts 90 out of every 100 applicants.


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


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SUNY Fredonia SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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SUNY Fredonia GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


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.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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