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Tuition & Fees

$31,070

$31,070

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
19%
500-599
50%
400-499
26%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
27%
500-599
49%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
40%
400-499
41%
300-399
2%
30-36
6%
24-29
34%
18-23
50%
12-17
10%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
50%
18-23
33%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
7%
24-29
50%
18-23
40%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,385
Declined + 1,032
Total Received 3,417
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Private (nonprofit)

1,960

undergraduate students

471

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Art/design
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Business Administration
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Codes

SAT 2005
ACT 2666

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School Facts

Alfred University, founded in , is a private, coeducational institution. Its 600-acre campus is located in Alfred, 75 miles south of Rochester.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,431
Established in 1836
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Alfred, NY

232-acre campus in Alfred, NY (population: 5,237) with an additional 400 acres nearby of recreational land; 75 miles south of Rochester. Public transportation to nearby towns. Major airport and train serve Rochester; smaller airport serves Elmira (60 miles). School operates transportation to airports for holiday and semester breaks.

Alfred University
1 Saxon Drive
Alfred, NY 14802-1205

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
76%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
19%
500-599
50%
400-499
26%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
27%
500-599
49%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
40%
400-499
41%
300-399
2%
30-36
6%
24-29
34%
18-23
50%
12-17
10%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
50%
18-23
33%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
7%
24-29
50%
18-23
40%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program yes
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,385
Declined + 1,032
Total Received 3,417

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Currently Vacant
Director of Admissions
P: 800 541-9229
F: 607 871-2198
admissions@alfred.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
diving
equestrian sports
football
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Empire Eight (Division III)
Mascot
Saxons
School colors
purple and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art History/Theory
Athletic Training
Biology
Biomaterials Engineering
Biomedical Materials Engineering Science
Business Administration
Ceramic Art
Ceramic Engineering
Ceramics
Chemistry
Communication Studies
Comparative Cultures
Counseling
Criminal Justice Studies
Drawing
Early Childhood/Childhood Education
Electrical Engineering
Electronic Integrated Arts
English
Environmental Studies
Finance
Foreign Language/Culture Studies
General Science
Geology
Gerontology
Glass Art
Glass Engineering Science
Glass Science
Global Studies
Graphic Design
History
Individually Structured Major
Interdepartmental Major
Interdisciplinary Art
Literacy
Marketing
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Metal Design
Neon Art
Painting
Philosophy
Photography
Physics
Political Science
Print Media
Psychology
Renewable Energy Engineering
School Psychology
Sculpture/Dimensional Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
Video/Sonic Arts
Wood Design
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Undergraduate

81%

1,960
students

Female
51%
997

Male
49%
963

Graduate

19%

471
students

Female
67%
314

Male
33%
157

undergraduateFull-time

97%

1,909
students

Female
51%
970

Male
49%
939

undergraduatePart-time

3%

51
students

Female
53%
27

Male
47%
24

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Hong Kong
India
South Korea
Turkey
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Michelle Pomeroy
Associate Director of Admissions
607 871-2115
pomeroym@alfred.edu

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