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Fredonia at a Glance

Population of Students (Fall 2018):

  • Total Undergraduate  4,433
  • Total Graduate  224

Population Breakdown

  • 1180 first-year
  • 322 transfers
  • Female: 57% undergraduate; 81% graduate
  • Male: 43% undergraduate; 19% graduate

Top Geographic Origins of Undergraduates:

  • Western New York: 50%
  • Genesee Valley: 13%
  • Long Island 9%
  • New York City 8%
  • Catskills/Lower Hudson Valley: 6%
  • Central New York: 6%
  • Finger Lakes: 3%
  • Southern Tier 3%
  • Mohawk/Northern Hudson Valley: 2%
  • Adirondacks/Seaway: 1%

Reported Ethnicity of Undergraduates:

  • White: 74%
  • Hispanic: 10%
  • Black, Non-Hispanic: 9%
  • Multiple Races: 4%
  • Asian: 2%
  • American Indian: 1%

Workforce

  • Total employees: 924 (not including graduate assistants)
  • Instructional Faculty: 443
  • Full-time faculty with Ph.D./terminal degree: 86%

Tuition per year (2016-17, per year, excl. fees)

  • Undergraduate N.Y.S. resident: $6,870
  • Undergraduate Out-of-State/International: $16,650
  • Graduate, N.Y.S. resident: $11,090
  • Graduate, Out-of-State/International: $22,650
  • Students Receiving Financial Aid: 86%

Intercollegiate Athletics

  • Women: 11 total (soccer, tennis, volleyball, cross country, basketball, swimming and diving, track and field - indoor and outdoor, lacrosse, softball and cheerleading)
  • Men: 8 total (soccer, cross country, basketball, hockey, swimming and diving, track and field - indoor and outdoor, and baseball)
  • Indoor facilities: A new state-of-the-art fitness center, two gymnasia, swimming arena, diving well, ice arena, track
  • Outdoor facilities: University Stadium soccer and lacrosse fields, practice soccer fields, baseball field, softball field, outdoor running track, cross-country running course, and basketball and tennis courts.

Buildings and Grounds

  • Total Acres: 256
  • Gross Square Feet of Facility Space: 2,318,756

Recently Completed and Current Construction Projects

  • A 92,000-square-foot Science Center
    (Opened in Fall 2014)
  • A six-building, 196-bed Townhouse Complex
    (Opened in Fall 2014)
  • A 40,000-square-foot studio complex addition to the Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center (Opened in 2016)
  • Philips-Ulrich Community Trail (opened 2016)

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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