Fredonia (SUNY) Admissions: Everything You Want to and Need to Know

Overview of Fredonia (SUNY)

SUNY Fredonia’s 256-acre campus is situated near the shores of Lake Erie between Buffalo and Jamestown. The institution has a large selection of undergraduate and graduate degree programs for students to choose from. This public university has a 14 to 1 student/faculty ratio and academic strengths in communications and education, with a fantastic music program. Students can join plenty of organizations and clubs, ranging from academic honor societies to recreational sports to performing arts groups.


  • Total Enrollment: 4,657 (4,433 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 43% Male/57% Female
  • 97% Full-time

Cost of Attendance Information

  • Tuition and Fees: $8,688 (in-state); $18,268 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,200
  • Room and Board: $12,790
  • Other Expenses: $1,624
  • Total Cost: $24,302 (in-state); $33,882 (out-of-state)

Financial Aid Information

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 97%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 90%
    • Loans: 79%
  • Mean Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $7,670
    • Loans: $6,612

Academic Programs Offered

  • Most Popular Majors: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Visual and Performing Arts; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; and Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Retention and Graduation

  • First-Year Student Retention (full-time students): 73%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 30%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 47%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 62%

NCAA Athletic Programs

  • Men’s Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Track and Field
  • Women’s Sports: Basketball, Cheerleading-Dance Team, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball
  • In athletics, the Fredonia State Blue Devils play in the NCAA Division III State University of New York Athletic Conference.

Overview of Fredonia (SUNY) Admissions

Students applying to Fredonia can submit an application through the SUNY system, or with the Common Application. Students whose SAT/ACT scores and GPA are within the institution’s requirements have a good chance of being admitted. Applicants should complete an online application, and send test scores from either the SAT or ACT and high school transcripts. Students with unique talents and accomplishments can still receive strong consideration even if their GPAs are outside the admission offices’ mean range. After applying, students will receive a message from an admissions counselor about the next steps of the application process.

Admissions Data                        

  • SUNY Fredonia Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Test Scores — 25th/75th Percentile
    • SAT Critical Reading: 490/590
    • SAT Math: 480/580
    • SAT Writing: -/-
    • ACT Cumulative: 21/27
    • ACT English: -/-
    • ACT Math: -/-

Safety Net Schools: Easy to Gain Admission

If past admission data predicts that you would be a competitive candidate for Fredonia (SUNY), it should be easy for you to gain admission to the schools below. If Fredonia (SUNY) is currently out of your reach, you can be a competitive candidate for the schools below.

University of Texas at El Paso, University of California, Merced, California State University Sacramento, California State University Northridge, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Kean University, California State University Los Angeles

Same Tier: Just As Hard to Gain Admission

If you’re a competitive candidate for Fredonia (SUNY), you should have an equal chance of gaining admission to these schools.

East Carolina University, Texas State University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Old Dominion University, Georgia State University, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Reach Institutions: Gaining Admissions Will Be More of a Challenge

These schools are more challenging to gain admission into than Fredonia (SUNY). If you improve your GPA and SAT/ACT scores, you’ll be a competitive candidate.

Quinnipiac University, Ohio University, University of Alabama, Pace University, University of North Texas, California State University Long Beach, Florida Gulf Coast University

Applying to Fredonia (SUNY)

Application Deadline: Rolling

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