Students enjoying a sunny day on Fredonia's campus

Tuition and Fees

As a public university, Fredonia ensures financial accessibility by keeping net costs lower than most four-year institutions of higher education.

Quality + Affordability = Value

$8 million

in merit- and need-based scholarships awarded each year.

3 out of 4

incoming first-year students receive scholarships and/or grants.

Excelsior Scholarship

Fredonia will help you understand the Excelsior Scholarship process

Committed to Affordability

Fredonia provides students with a rigorous education and the ability to graduate with less debt than the national average. Students more easily begin a career or attend graduate school after earning a bachelor's degree.

2023-24 Yearly Costs at Fredonia

Fredonia is committed to assisting students and parents in making it as affordable as possible. When you’re preparing to apply for financial aid, it’s helpful to know approximately what your costs will be. The chart below will serve as a guide for estimating your full-time education costs at Fredonia.*

Billed by the Student Accounts Office

  NY State resident - Undergraduate, Annual Out-of-state resident or International - Undergraduate, Annual NY State resident - Graduate, Annual Out-of-state resident or International- Graduate, Annual

$7,070 $17,490 $11,310 $23,790
Fees $1,701 $1,701 $1,701 $1,701
Housing $8,200 $8,200 $8,200 $8,200
Food $6,990 $6,990 $6,990 $6,990
Total, Annual $23,961 $34,381 $28,201 $40,681

* Other non-billed costs, such as books and supplies, transportation and other personal expenses, may vary by student between $1,500 and $2,000 for an academic year. 

Please note that International students have an additional International Student fee of $180.00.

Tuition, Fees, and University Charges

2023-2024 Undergraduate Cost of Attendance

Per Semester Costs

Tuition (in-state, semester) $3,535.00
Fees $850.50
Housing $4,100.00
Food $3,495.00

Annual Costs

Tuition (in-state, annual) $7,070.00
Fees $1,701.00
Housing $8,200.00
Food $6,990.00
ANNUAL TOTAL $23,961.00

Charge  In-State    Non-Resident 
Tuition (12+ credits) $3,535.00 $8,745.00
Fees (12+ credits) $850.50 $850.50
Cost per credit hour 
(if registered as part-time)
$365.55 $778.55
Undergraduate cost per credit hour details    

Housing (per semester)

Rooms 2024-20252023-2024 
Double occupancy$4,200/semester$4,100/semester
Single occupancy*$4,900/semester$4,800/semester
Kitchen suite (double room)$4,400/semester$4,300/semester
Kitchen suite (single room)*$5,100/semester$5,000/semester
University Commons (double room)$4,400/semester$4,300/semester
University Commons (single room)$5,100/semester$5,000/semester
University Village (townhouse)$5,150/semester$5,050/semester
*includes elevator rooms  
All rates are subject to change pending approval.
Contact the Residence Life Office for more information.

Refund Schedule
Please note: Per our student handbook, refund only occurs in the case of withdrawal from the university.


Withdrawal during period 1/22/24 - 1/30/241/31/24 - 3/12/243/13/24 - 5/17/24 
Percentage Reduced100%50%0% 


Withdrawal during period 8/26/24-9/2/249/3/24-10/14/2410/15/24-12/20/24 
Percentage Reduced100%50%0% 

Meal Plans (per semester), 2024-2025

Meal plans are available for both on and off campus students. There are some requirements for those students living on campus with regards to specific meal plans. 

Enrollment and Balance

Resident Meal Plan Options

 Meal Plan costs are per semester and are tax exempt. May be used Sunday through Saturday during normal business hours.

1$3,595Meals: 21 per week Points: 300 per semester Feed-a-friend: 5 meals
2$3,415Meals: 19 per week Points: 425 per semester Feed-a-friend: 5 meals
3$3,275Meals: 14 per week Points: 425 per semester Feed-a-friend: 5 meals
4$3,130Meals: 10 per week Points: 425 per semester Feed-a-friend: 5 meals
5$3,100Meals: 7 per week Points: 700 per semester Feed-a-friend: 5 meals
6$3,225Points: 2825 Feed-a-friend: 5 meals
7*$2,850Meals: 7 per week Points: 400 per semester Feed-a-friend: 5 meals
* Plan 7 is for Juniors and Seniors only.

Commuter Meal Plan Options

PlanCost Details

Points Plan All Points Meal Plans available for Commuter Students. 

Commuter Students may also select any Residence Meal Plan.

* C-75 must be purchased as the FSA Office in Gregory Hall. This plan cannot be selected online thru myFSA, as is not added to your semester e-bill.

Cranston Marche Points Prices 

Points prices for all-you-care-to-eat dining.


Student Meal Plans Accepted

Convenience Store X
Cranston MarcheXX
FSA Cafes and ConcessionsXX
Willy C’sXX

Meal Allowance

  • In exchange for using a meal in Willy C’s, Cafes, and Concessions you are given a retail allowance of $8.50. 
  • In exchange for using a meal at Starbucks you are given a retail allowance of $6.00.

Rollover Points

  • Unused points at the end of the Fall Semester may be rolled over to the Spring semester as long a meal plan is selected for Spring. 
  • Rollover points may not be used to reduce the cost of your Spring Meal Plan. 
  • There is no rollover from Spring to Fall.


Personal expenses, transportation, books, etc.  These costs will vary by student. Fredonia suggests budgeting $1,000 - $1,250.

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