Graduate Studies


Graduate Studies
E230A Thompson Hall
The State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
Phone: (716) 673-3808
Fax: (716) 673-3712

Basic Requirements | Department Requirements | International Student Requirements


In addition to the basic requirements for a graduate application, other materials may be required based on the program that you are applying for.


Basic Requirements

  • $75 Application Fee
  • Graduate Application
  • Statement of Intent
  • Résumé
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation*
    - Online: Add your provider's name and email and select the online option on the application. An email will be sent to the provider with login information that will allow him/her to complete the required rating scale and upload a written narrative letter
    - Offline: The offline recommendation form* must be submitted with any offline letter.
    - Credentials File: Only acceptable if the offline recommendation form* is submitted for at least two of the letters included in the file.
  • Transcripts
    - A copy of your transcripts can be uploaded directly to the application. Upon acceptance to graduate school, you will then need to submit official transcripts.
    ( Send official transcripts directly to the Graduate Studies Office, E230A Thompson Hall )


Department Requirements by Program

Several programs require specific materials as requested by the department. Some programs may require an interview as part of their application review process.

All Education

  • Proof of New York Teaching Certification


  • GRE scores


  • Writing Sample
    An eight-to-20 page research essay should demonstrate the applicant's interpretive, critical and writing skills. The paper must include a works cited page evidencing knowledge of proper citation format (MLA, Chicago, APA)


Music Performance, Theory/Composition, Music Ed. Recital Track

Speech-Language Pathology


International Requirements

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