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State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY
SUNY College at Fredonia, founded in 1826, is a public, multipurpose college of arts and sciences. Its 266-acre campus, designed by architect I.M. Pei, is located in Fredonia, 45 miles southwest of Buffalo.
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Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 4,386
   Women 2,496 (56.9%)
   Men 1,890 (43.1%)
Graduate Students 226
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 62% of 5,381 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.27
SAT Math 540 average
450-550 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 540 average
450-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 24 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance In-state: $23,717
Out-of-state: $33,567
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $8,089
Out-of-state: $17,939
  Room and Board $12,730
Average Percent of Need Met 65%
Average Freshman Award $12,060
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 252
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 26% of classes
10-19 students: 29% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Fredonia Population 10,909
Nearest Metropolitan Area Buffalo
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 93% of freshmen, 50% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Blue Devils
Sororities 5% of women participate
Fraternities 3% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.0% Asian
7.0% Black/African-American
7.6% Hispanic/Latino
2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.1% White
2.1% Unknown
International Students 1.8% from 17 countries
First-Year Students Returning 79.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 47.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 96%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported