SUNY Fredonia

SUNY - Fredonia

280 Central Ave, Fredonia, United States
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Overview of SUNY - Fredonia (SUNY Fredonia)

About this school

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.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:4,392
    • Men:1,864 (42.4%)
    • Women:2,528 (57.6%)

Location

Admission Information (SUNY Fredonia)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to State University of New York at Fredonia is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
3
-
Social Studies
4
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
1

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
280 Central Avenue
City, State, Zip
Fredonia, NY  14063-1136
Phone
(716) 673-3251
Fax
(716) 673-3249
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Audition for music, dance and theater programs: portfolio for visual arts and technical theatre programs recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
65% of 5,474 applicants were admitted
Women
67% of 3,163 applicants were admitted
Men
62% of 2,311 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,220 (34%) of 3,553 admitted students enrolled
Women
703 (33%) of 2,112 admitted students enrolled
Men
517 (36%) of 1,441 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.16
375 And Above
14%
3.50 - 3.74
24%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
26%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
20%
• Score 500 - 600
48%
• Score 400 - 500
28%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
24%
• Score 500 - 600
48%
• Score 400 - 500
23%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |21-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
6%
• Score 24 - 29
33%
• Score 18 - 23
43%
• Score 12 - 17
18%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (SUNY Fredonia)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $8,288|Out-of-state: $17,938
  • Room & Board: - $12,490 (100.0%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


State University of New York at Fredonia accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002844
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,061 (94.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
893 (84.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
885 (99.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
204 (23.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
69%
Average Award
$13,113
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 719 (81.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,425
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 686 (77.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,028
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 497 (56.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
151 (13.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,813

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,765 (87.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,129 (83.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,083 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
580 (18.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$11,791
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,428 (78.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,752
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,398 (77.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,602
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,149 (37.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
404 (9.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,352

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
86%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,586
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
8.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, TEACH Grants
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Ethnic Background, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Parents of Current Students, Previous College Experience

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,025

Academics & Instruction (SUNY Fredonia)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


252

Part-Time Faculty


190

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


50%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 26% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 32% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 22% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 12% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 21% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 38% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 36% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
18,048,000

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
500
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


State University of New York at Fredonia provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


79.2%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


48.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


61.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


63.0%

Programs & Majors (SUNY Fredonia)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (72)


  • Accounting
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Dance, General
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Drawing
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geochemistry
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Geophysics and Seismology
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Intermedia/Multimedia
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Labor and Industrial Relations
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Management
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Percussion Instruments
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Radio and Television
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Stringed Instruments
  • Voice and Opera
  • Women's Studies
  • Woodwind Instruments

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Visual and performing arts

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (10)


  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • English as a Second Language
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Middle School Education
  • Music Education
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education

Campus Life (SUNY Fredonia)

Location & Geography

Population


10,909

Nearest Metropolitan Area


249 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Buffalo

Weather


Temperature
16.3 average low in January, 75.8 average high in September
Rain
171 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
55 mile(s) from campus in Buffalo
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Fredonia
Nearest Train Station
55 mile(s) from campus in Buffalo

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


53% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


55%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Blue Devils
School Colors
Blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, racquetball, rock climbing, sand volleyball, skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, squash, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


State University of New York at Fredonia offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student association, fredonia radio systems, colleges against cancer, applied communication association, spectrum entertainment board

Sororities


5% of women participate

Fraternities


3% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


4,279

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
4,392
Women
2,528
Men
1,864

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.0% Asian
  • 7.8% Black/African-American
  • 9.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 75.4% White
  • 1.7% Unknown

International Students


1.6% from 12 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


239

Student Resources (SUNY Fredonia)

Study resources