How to Apply

The easiest, fastest and most secure way to apply is online; paper applications are also available. Fredonia accepts The Common Application and the SUNY Application.

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There is a $50 application fee. For information on fee waivers please contact your high school guidance counselor or the application processing center. Please follow these steps to complete your application to Fredonia.

✔ First-Year Applicants

▢ Completed Application
(SUNY Application or Common Application)

▢ Personal Essay (SUNY Application Part II)

▢ Official High School Transcript

▢ Official SAT/ACT Test Scores
(from the Testing Center or High School)
- CEEB Code and SAT Code: 2539 
- ACT Code: 2934

▢ At least one (1) Letter of Recommendation

▢ The majors listed below have supplemental audition, interview or portfolio requirements. Please reach out to your admissions counselor with questions regarding the process.

✔ Transfer Applicants

▢ Completed Application
(SUNY Application or Common Application)

▢ Official Transcripts from ALL colleges you have attended

▢ Students with fewer than 30 credit hours are required to submit a high school transcript and official SAT/ACT test scores for the application review.

▢ All transfer students are required to submit proof of high school graduation. An official high school transcript, copy of diploma, or GED certificate are appropriate.

▢ The majors listed below have supplemental audition, interview or portfolio requirements. Please reach out to transfer counselor Elizabeth Curtin-O'Brien with questions regarding the process.

School of Music
BM Music Education
BM Music Performance
BM Music Composition
BS Music Therapy
BS Sound Recording Technology
BA Music

*Please note: Majors in Music Business and 
Arts Administration do not require an audition.

Department of Theatre 
and Dance

BFA Musical Theatre
BFA Dance
BFA Acting

BFA Theatre Production and Design

*Please note: BA Theatre Studies (General Theatre) does not require an audition.

Visual Arts and New Media
BA Visual Arts and New Media
BFA Animation & Illustration
BFA Ceramics
BFA Drawing & Painting
BFA Film and Video Arts
BFA Graphic Design
BFA Photography
BFA Sculpture

*Please note: Majors in Art History and 
Arts Administration do not require a portfolio.


*Pre-Professional Programs 
(interview upon selection)
3+4 Dental 
3+4 Optometry
3+4 and 4+4 Medical: LECOM
3+ and 4+ Pharmacy: LECOM
4+4 Medical: Upstate Medical

*Students interested in any pre-professional programs should be in touch with David Steiner as soon as possible to discuss application requirements. 

Undergraduate Admissions Office

Fenner House, 178 Central Ave.
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(800) 252-1212 toll free
(716) 673-3251 local
(716) 673-3249 fax