SUNY Fredonia is a selective, residential comprehensive university in western New York state, with approximately 5,000 full-time undergraduates and 400 graduate students. Most students live on or near campus, and the arts and cultural programs on campus are at the center of a vibrant campus life. SUNY Fredonia, known for quality academic programs and a student-centered approach to education, is ranked seventh nationally for its four-year graduation rates. Established in 1826 with an emphasis on preparing teachers, SUNY Fredonia now awards baccalaureate and master's degrees in the liberal arts, sciences, creative and performing arts, social sciences, education, a range of interdisciplinary programs, and selected professional fields. Strong undergraduate teaching, including an emphasis on engaging undergraduate students in research and creative activity, is a commitment of SUNY Fredonia. The campus is in a charming, culturally rich village on Lake Erie between Buffalo, NY and Erie, PA. A 2006 survey by Business First rated Fredonia the #1 place to live in western New York.
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