The State University of New York at Fredonia is a selective, residential comprehensive university in western New York state, with approximately 5,000 full-time undergraduate 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. 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, 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 Fredonia. The campus is in a charming, culturally rich village on Lake Erie between Buffalo, NY and Erie, PA.
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