Fredonia Direct Admission (FID)

The Fredonia Direct Admission path is for international students who meet all academic eligibility and admission requirements of the program and have minimum TOEFL score of 79 or an IELTS score of  6.5 (with no subsection score below 6.0)

To apply, submit the following:

  1. Fredonia Graduate Studies App:
  2. Application Fee - $75
  3. Authenticated transcript(s) showing an undergraduate GPA equivalent to 3.0 or better (as evaluated by WES) in an English or related major program leading to a B.A. degree. International applicants must provide official copies of all previous degrees/diplomas and transcripts issued in the original language with a literal English translation of each. Proof of an official certification of the award of any and all degrees must be provided.  Include documentation describing in which language the courses were taught.  The latter can be included in a separate document as a chart or statement
  4. Two current (within six months) letters of recommendation which include contact information so that the English Graduate Program Coordinator has the option of contacting anyone who has submitted a letter on your behalf. Letters should indicate the applicant’s ability to engage in intensive research, reading and writing in English.
  5. A resume and a statement of your background and goals for pursuing an M.A. in English at Fredonia.
  6. A writing sample (minimum 8 double-spaced pages, in English) providing evidence of the use of critical secondary sources to analyze literary and/or cultural texts (MLA or Chicago style preferred).
  7. Passport copy
  8. Financial Statement and Proof of Income