On-Campus at Fredonia

Our first on-campus school gives you the unique opportunity to combine English language learning with an all-American university lifestyle, thorough preparation for university education and a direct route into Fredonia and the entire US university system.

Join the 5,100 students (200 of them international) on campus at Fredonia, and enjoy the beautiful surrounding area, which is fantastic for outdoor activities including hiking, boating, skiing and golf.

Why choose EC at Fredonia?

  • We offer conditional admissions and concurrent enrollment opportunity at State University of New York at Fredonia
  • You will receive a Fredonia university student ID from day one, and have access to all on campus facilities
  • English classes begin every 2 weeks, and offer instructions from Beginner to Advanced level
  • Our programmes are designed to allow you to progress at your own speed with frequent testing and assessment
  • We guarantee on campus housing, with American students in the same residence halls
  • We offer TOEFL waiver for admission into degree programs
  • We offer academic support and advice to all our students.

Concurrent enrolment

While studying with EC, you can also take some General Education courses at Fredonia required for your degree programme.

Choose from courses in Mathematics, Basic Communication (written and oral), Foreign Languages, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, or Natural Sciences.

Transfer agreements

Transfer agreements exist between Fredonia and some other highly ranked universities, including Columbia, Case Western Reserve, Ohio State, Cornell, Syracuse and many more. Enrol on any course at Fredonia and you will also be guaranteed admission to other universities across the State University of New York network, including Stony Brook, Albany, Binghamton and Buffalo.

Did you know?

Fredonia was named one of the “25 Best College Values Under $30,000 a Year” by the editors of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine in 2014. It not only ranked 13th, but it was also the top-ranked among the State University of New York.

U.S. News & World Report ranks Fredonia 14th among the top public universities in the Northern United States in its 2014 rankings, and 60th in its much larger “Best Regional Universities” list, comprised of public and private colleges in the region.

Facility block

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Student lounge

  • Self-study area

  • Campus canteen

  • Free university services

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Get the best from your destination and make the most of your time. 

As an EC student, you will be invited to a free welcome event and enjoy a varied calendar of social and leisure activities throughout your stay. Some of the many activities available include:

Orientation Tour

Get to know the local neighbourhood and important locations.

Welcome Event

Meet students and staff at a welcome event for new students.

On-campus activities

Join fellow university students for activities on campus

Please note: All activities are subject to change without notice and may be offered seasonally.


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