International Graduate Applicants

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International Applicant Requirements

International applicants are required to show proficiency in the English language sufficient enough to successfully participate in graduate study. Proof of proficiency may be shown by achieving the following test scores:

  • TOEFL: 78 (iBT)
  • IELTS: 6.0
  • iTEP: Level 3.5

Our school code for reporting scores electronically is 2539.


International Applicant Forms

Three forms are required for your application to graduate school.  


  • FSA 3 English Proficiency Report
    International students must show proof of English competency. Please note that applicants whose native language is English are exempt.

    Download the FSA-3 form
    This form may be uploaded directly to your online application. 

    You may upload a copy of your current student visa.


  • FSA 4 Financial Statement
    All international applicants must submit evidence of full financial support for all expenses at Fredonia as a condition of being issued immigration documents for F-1 or J-1 status (i.e., the Certificate of Eligibility, form I-20AB or IAP-66). Applicants must submit the FSA-4 form signed by both the applicant and the applicant's financial sponsor and an original bank statement verifying the available funds. Both of these documents must be originals with original signatures and seals.
  • Fredonia is home to many students from all over the world. You may find this link useful in your search for scholarships in the USA:

    Download the FSA-4 form
    This form and supporting documentation must be mailed directly to the Fredonia Graduate Studies Office at the following address:

Fredonia Office of Graduate Studies
2142 Fenton Hall
The State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3808
(716) 673-3712 (fax)

If you have further questions about these requirements, please contact the Fredonia Office of International Education at (716) 673-3451, or send them an inquiry from their website.

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