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Cooperative Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months


The Cooperative Engineering program at the State University of New York Fredonia combines liberal arts and science at Fredonia with Engineering at another school, thereby maximizing the student's potential as a member of society and as an employer or employee. The agreements facilitate credit transfer and mutual recognition of general education requirements. 

The Fredonia Difference

The Physics Department offers one of the largest cooperative engineering programs in the country. With 15 majors available, and 13 affiliated engineering schools, you have the opportunity to carve your own path to a career in engineering. Scholarships are available specifically for Cooperative Engineering students, making Fredonia an even bigger value. Active Physics and Engineering Clubs keep students engaged with science and each other.

Advantages of Cooperative Engineering at Fredonia include: 

  • Two degrees give decisive edge in shifting job market.
  • Lowers the cost of your education for at least 3 years.
  • Backed by unbeatable reputations of affiliated engineering schools.
  • Two scholarships available in addition to college-wide awards.
  • Physics courses tailored to meet engineering requirements.
  • Full complement of introductory engineering courses (Engineering Mechanics, Circuit Analysis, Thermodynamics)
  • Well tested program: 450 satisfied graduates.
  • Students report they are very well prepared for upper level engineering classes, compared to students who start at an engineering school.

Career Opportunities

Engineering fields like:

  • Aeronautical
  • Aerospace
  • Applied physics
  • Bioengineering
  • Chemical
  • Civil and environmental
  • Electrical
  • Environmental
  • Mechanical
  • Nuclear

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    97 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Differential Equations 
  • Modern Physics 
  • Thermodynamics  
  • Mechanics Of Solids
  • Engineering Dynamics
  • Engineering Statics

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • First-Year applicants should provide secondary school transcripts and proof of graduation. 
  • Transfer applicants should provide university transcripts and transcript evaluation through a NACES certified company.
  • Recommendation letters are an important aspect of the graduate school application for Fredonia. The information provided in recommendation letters is used as evidence of your overall potential to succeed as a graduate student.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    762 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 762 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    762 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 762 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    354 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 354 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fredonia

  • 910 - 1990 USD/month
    Living Costs

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