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IPEDS ID: 196158
OPE ID: 00284400
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SUNY at Fredonia
280 Central Ave, Fredonia, New York 14063-1136
General information:  (716) 673-3111
Website:  www.fredonia.edu
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:  Town: Distant
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  5,215 (4,936 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  15 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty256212
Instructional256205
Research and public service07
Total graduate assistants-41
Instructional-25
Research-16
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
Tuition and fees
In-state$6,688$7,058$7,400$7,7414.6%
Out-of-state$15,738$16,308$16,850$17,3913.2%
Books and supplies$1,200$1,200$1,200$1,2000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$10,300$10,740$11,340$11,9004.9%
Other$2,030$2,072$1,698$1,650-2.8%
Off Campus
Room and board$10,300$10,740$11,340$11,9004.9%
Other$2,030$2,072$1,698$1,650-2.8%
Off Campus with Family
Other$3,780$3,782$3,783$2,975-21.4%
Total Expenses2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
In-state
On Campus$20,218$21,070$21,638$22,4913.9%
Off Campus$20,218$21,070$21,638$22,4913.9%
Off Campus with Family$11,668$12,040$12,383$11,916-3.8%
Out-of-state
On Campus$29,268$30,320$31,088$32,1413.4%
Off Campus$29,268$30,320$31,088$32,1413.4%
Off Campus with Family$20,718$21,290$21,833$21,566-1.2%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2014-2015
In-state tuition$10,370
In-state fees$1,571
Out-of-state tuition$20,190
Out-of-state fees$1,571
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid11,02794%————
Grant or scholarship aid83776%$4,736,111$5,658
Federal grants44040%$1,910,644$4,342
Pell grants40837%$1,671,222$4,096
Other federal grants12011%$239,422$1,995
State/local government grant or scholarships67161%$1,433,786$2,137
Institutional grants or scholarships82075%$1,391,681$1,697
Student loan aid84877%$6,708,010$7,910
Federal student loans84577%$5,145,538$6,089
Other student loans16215%$1,562,472$9,645
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid13,45368%$18,989,727$5,499
Pell grants1,82636%$7,394,994$4,050
Federal student loans3,61971%$24,788,305$6,849
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2011-20122012-20132013-2014
Average net price$14,906$15,298$15,756
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2011-20122012-20132013-2014
$0 – $30,000$9,192$9,721$10,223
$30,001 – $48,000$12,438$13,226$12,545
$48,001 – $75,000$16,716$17,378$16,992
$75,001 – $110,000$18,462$19,278$19,498
$110,001 and more$19,248$19,847$19,967
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment5,215
Undergraduate enrollment4,936
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment358
Graduate enrollment279
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 97%
Part-time: 3%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 46%
Female: 54%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 6%
Hispanic/Latino: 6%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 78%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 95%
25 and over: 5%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 96%
Out-of-state: 3%
Foreign countries: 2%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 68%
Part-time: 32%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 7%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 93%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 6%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 94%
Undergraduate application fee (2014-2015): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2014
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,0952,5003,595
Percent admitted53%53%53%
Percent admitted who enrolled33%36%31%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Formal demonstration of competenciesX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2014 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT94288%
ACT28226%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading470570
SAT Math470570
ACT Composite2226
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 79%
Part-time students: 100%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Returned in Fall 2014
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 73 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2014.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 67%
Transfer-out rate: 22%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2006]
4-year: 48%
6-year: 64%
8-year: 65%
[Began in Fall 2008]
4-year: 48%
6-year: 67%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2006 or Fall 2008
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 62%
Female: 71%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 67%
Asian: 65%
Black or African American: 61%
Hispanic/Latino: 57%
White: 68%
Non-resident alien: 73%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2013-2014
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterPostgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry3--
Biology/Biological Sciences, General285-
Molecular Genetics8--
Category total395-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting44--
Business Administration and Management, General111--
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other40--
Category total195--
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other10--
Category total10--
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Journalism14--
Public Relations/Image Management39--
Radio and Television11--
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other29--
Speech Communication and Rhetoric8--
Category total101--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General12--
Information Science/Studies15--
Category total27--
Education
Biology Teacher Education3--
Curriculum and Instruction-40-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching18--
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship--6
Elementary Education and Teaching53--
English/Language Arts Teacher Education70-
French Language Teacher Education1--
Mathematics Teacher Education147-
Music Teacher Education5916-
Physics Teacher Education0--
Reading Teacher Education-16-
Secondary Education and Teaching-5-
Social Studies Teacher Education130-
Spanish Language Teacher Education5--
Special Education and Teaching, General78-0
Superintendency and Educational System Administration--7
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor-152
Category total2519915
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General352-
Category total352-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature1--
Spanish Language and Literature9--
Category total10--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist4--
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General39--
Music Therapy/Therapist32-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist-29-
Category total4631-
History
History, General33--
Category total33--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration0--
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies40--
Category total40--
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General3--
Mathematics and Statistics, Other0--
Mathematics, General5--
Category total8--
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other751-
Category total751-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management19--
Category total19--
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy13--
Category total13--
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General90-
Geochemistry0--
Geology/Earth Science, General8--
Geophysics and Seismology1--
Physics, General5--
Category total230-
Psychology
Psychology, General73--
Category total73--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work44--
Category total44--
Social Sciences
Economics, General6--
Political Science and Government, General27--
Sociology14--
Category total47--
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2--
Art/Art Studies, General26--
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics1--
Commercial and Advertising Art13--
Dance, General3--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General12--
Illustration5--
Music Performance, General285-
Music Theory and Composition32-
Music, Other0--
Musical Theatre6--
Painting1--
Photography3--
Sculpture2--
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology4--
Category total1097-
Grand total1,19814515
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 38
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 2
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 12
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution (*)
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $5,023
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $4,078
  • (*) One or more average amounts of benefits/assistance are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 50%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2013-2014 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division III (without football) MenWomen
All Track Combined10992
Baseball36
Basketball1414
Ice Hockey29
Lacrosse25
Soccer2628
Softball17
Swimming and Diving2018
Tennis14
Volleyball13
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education(!)7/1/1952 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs5/1/1992 - 4/30/2003Resigned
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs5/1/1992 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs(!)10/31/2014 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1950 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1992 -  Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools4/1/2004 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2013 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201120122013
Illegal weapons possession030
Drug law violations374135
Liquor law violations161318
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201120122013
Illegal weapons possession010
Drug law violations162321
Liquor law violations353
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible010
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery010
Aggravated assault013
Burglary1787
Motor vehicle theft010
Arson011
  • Arson determination was made by a Law Enforcement Officer.
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault001
Burglary875
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson011
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate4.7%6.5%6.4%
Number in default799794
Number in repayment1,6631,4821,460
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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