SUNY At Fredonia

SUNY At Fredonia

The State University of New York at Fredonia is a four-year liberal arts college located in Fredonia, New York. It is a part of the State University of New York system. The college offers more than 80 major and 40 minor programs to its students. The campus is spread across an area of over 200 acres.

SUNY at Fredonia's athletic department fields more than 15 sports teams, which participate in sports like baseball, basketball, hockey and soccer. They are nicknamed the Blue Devils. Some of the notable alumni of SUNY at Fredonia are actor Peter Michael Goetz, American tenor saxophonist James Houlik and educator and author Neil Postman.

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SUNY at Fredonia
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Fredonia , NY 14063-1136
General Phone: (716) 673-3111

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SUNY Fredonia Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching443elementary/middle school admin, education of speech impaired, elementary school teaching, English teaching, foreign language teaching, math teaching, music teaching, reading teaching, science teaching, ...
Liberal Arts238French language, Spanish language, English, interdisciplinary studies, economics, political science, sociology, history
Business and Management159business management, accounting
Media114communication studies, communications tech courses
Therapy and Counseling89psychology, communication disorders, music therapy
Science51biology, biochemistry, anatomical sciences, chemistry, geology, geophysics, physics
Music45music, music performance, various music studies
Art Studies40art studies
Drama and Performing Arts25drama, theatre design
Medical Support and Technology24speech pathology, clinical lab tech
Computer Science and Engineering15computer and info science
Family and Social Work14social work
Mathematics13mathematics, mathematics and statistics
Religion and Philosophy8philosophy

Number of programs and degrees for SUNY Fredonia in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree1,12442
Post-master's certificate71
Master's degree14713

SUNY Fredonia Student Body

In 2007-2008, SUNY Fredonia had a total enrollment of 5,450 students (5,428 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 42%
Women 58%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 91%
Graduate 9%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 91%
Black 2%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 33%
20-21 38%
22-24 19%
25-29 4%
30-34 1%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%
50-64 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York97%
(International Students)1%

SUNY Fredonia Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 85 %
Part-Time 12 %

SUNY Fredonia Room and Board (2007)

SUNY Fredonia offers campus housing for 2,741 of its 5,428 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Fredonia, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 14 meals per week.

SUNY Fredonia Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal500590
SAT Math510600
ACT Composite2126

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT84%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT22%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

SUNY Fredonia Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,585
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 11,845
Room and board $ 9,140
Room charge $ 5,350
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,790
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 1,125

Financial Aid:
SUNY Fredonia participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 284400)

SUNY Fredonia Faculty

SUNY Fredonia has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track4844
Non-tenured and not on tenure track814

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*0*
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$101,9380*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year50$86,43421$75,477
Associate professoracademic year36$61,86841$62,152
Assistant professoracademic year53$52,86545$53,150
Instructoracademic year0*1*
Lectureracademic year1*7$43,582
All faculty totalacademic year140$67,066115$59,724

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

SUNY Fredonia Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball State University of New York Athletic Conference
Baseball State University of New York Athletic Conference
Track State University of New York Athletic Conference

SUNY Fredonia Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Education And Teaching
Education/Teaching Individuals - Speech or Language Impairments
Elementary Education and Teaching
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
History, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics and Statistics, Other
Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communications Technologies/Technicians & Support Services, Other

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

Music Performance, General
Music, General
Music, Other

Religion And Philosophy

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geophysics and Seismology
Physics, General

Therapy And Counseling
Communication Disorders, General
Music Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

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SUNY Fredonia Highlights

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What Sets SUNY Fredonia Apart:

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% of degrees in music
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Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 14%SUNY Fredonia Number of degree programs
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Top 14%SUNY Fredonia Number of students
% of degrees in media
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Top 16%SUNY Fredonia % of degrees in media
% of degrees in drama and performing arts
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Top 18%SUNY Fredonia % of degrees in drama and performing arts
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 20%SUNY Fredonia Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)

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