Career Outcomes

First Destinations and Graduate Outcomes

Each year the Career Development Office surveys recent graduates to determine first destinations for employment and education following graduation from Fredonia.
Class of 2016 First Destination Survey: 95% are employed and/or enrolled in graduate school; 82% found jobs related to their major; and 88% consider their current status as progress toward their career goal.

Fredonia Student Success

Class of 2016 graduates are employed in a broad range of fields in both for-profit and not-for-profit settings, including business, communication, education, human services, performing arts, technology, visual arts and new media, science and research.

  • 95% of graduates are employed full-time, employed part-time, and/or enrolled in additional education in the year following their graduation
  • 88% of respondents consider their present status as progress toward their career goal
  • 82% indicated that their job was directly or somewhat related to their major
  • $34,097 is the mean salary for full-time employed alumni within one year of graduation

Fredonia undergraduates pursue a wide range of career paths and continuing education programs. The accomplishments of students helps to illustrate the many possibilities open to Fredonia graduates and the value of their liberal arts education.

Questions? Contact the Career Development Office at (716) 673-3327 or email

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Academic Year: M-F
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 - 5:00 pm

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Career Development Office

Gregory Hall, 2nd floor
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3327
(716) 673-3593 fax