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About Fredonia


Fredonia is a comprehensive, public, liberal arts university in western New York that offers bachelor's and master's degree and advanced certificate programs. Fredonia has what you're looking for in an education. With more than 4,600 students on a beautiful residential campus, students tell us it's the perfect mix of campus size and program variety.

With affordable tuition and housing in a classic "college town," Fredonia gives you the academic challenges of a selective university committed to developing your character and preparing you for a rewarding career.

Fredonia offers strong programs and experiences in:

  • sciences
  • arts
  • business
  • education
  • humanities
  • undergraduate research
  • interdisciplinary studies
  • athletics.

All experiences are designed to help you grow and discover your interests and talents.

Fredonia offers you a complete college experience -- a "destination university" in a creative environment that is diverse, welcoming, and safe. It helps you become uniquely connected to classmates, professors, and the community. The vibrant campus features comfortable residence halls, delicious dining options, and an abundance of extracurricular options to keep your evenings and weekends as stimulating as your daily studies.

Fredonia Mission Statement

Fredonia educates, challenges, and inspires students to become skilled, connected, creative, and responsible global citizens and professionals. The university enriches the world through scholarship, artistic expression, community engagement, and entrepreneurship.

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Student Story

Kayla Newland

“Fredonia has prepared me to be a teacher that is passionate about meeting the specific needs of all of my students. Not only have they prepared me to be an inclusive educator, but I am also on the path to being a Literacy Specialist.”

Samantha Valvo B.S.Ed. Childhood Inclusive Education Class of 2018