SUNY Fredonia Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

SUNY Fredonia
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SUNY Fredonia Admissions Overview:

Students applying to Fredonia can submit an application through the SUNY system, or with the Common Application. Additional required materials include SAT or ACT scores, a personal essay, high school transcripts, and a letter of recommendation. Some majors require additional supplements; check out the school's website for more information and application guidelines. Fredonia has an acceptance rate of 62%, making it a laregly accesible school. Students interested in Fredonia are encouraged to schedule a campus visit, and should contact the admissions office with any questions about the application process.

Admissions Data (2016):

SUNY Fredonia Description:

SUNY Fredonia's 256-acre campus is located near the shores of Lake Erie between Buffalo and Jamestown. This public university has a 15 to 1 student / faculty ratio and academic strengths in communications and education, with a fantastic music program. Outside of the classroom, students can join a number of extracurricular activities and clubs, ranging from academic honor societies to recreational sports to performing arts groups. In athletics, the Fredonia State Blue Devils compete in the NCAA Division III State University of New York Athletic Conference. Popular sports include soccer, swimming, track and field, basketball, and lacrosse.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 4,603 (4,380 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 43% Male / 57% Female
  • 97% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $8,089 (in-state); $17,939 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,200
  • Room and Board: $12,500
  • Other Expenses: $1,650 (why so much?)
  • Total Cost: $23,439 (in-state); $33,289 (out-of-state)

SUNY Fredonia Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 96%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 80%
    • Loans: 76%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $6,199
    • Loans: $7,991

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Communication Studies, Elementary Education, Interdisciplinary Studies, Music Teacher Education, Psychology, Sociology

Graduation, Retention and Transfer Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 79%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 31%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 47%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 62%

Learn About Other SUNY Campuses:

Albany | Alfred State | Binghamton | Brockport | Buffalo | Buffalo State | Cobleskill | Cortland | Env. Science/Forestry | Farmingdale | FIT | Fredonia | Geneseo | Maritime | Morrisville | New Paltz | Old Westbury | Oneonta | Oswego | Plattsburgh | Polytechnic | Potsdam | Purchase | Stony Brook

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Basketball, Swimming and Diving, Track and Field, Baseball, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Track and Field, Basketball, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming and Diving

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Fredonia and the Common Application

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