Alfred University

Alfred, NY

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

Tuition & Fees

$36,276

$36,276

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
44%
400-499
29%
300-399
4%
700-800
6%
600-699
17%
500-599
46%
400-499
24%
300-399
7%
30-36
8%
24-29
18%
18-23
37%
12-17
32%
6-11
5%
30-36
9%
24-29
29%
18-23
37%
12-17
25%
30-36
6%
24-29
30%
18-23
47%
12-17
17%
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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,801
Declined + 1,471
Total Received 4,272
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Private (nonprofit)

1,715

undergraduate students

667

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

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,382
Established in 1836
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AACSB The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACS American Chemical Society
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASP (National Association of School Psychologists)

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Alfred, NY

232-acre campus in Alfred (population: 4,041) 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
71%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
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
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
44%
400-499
29%
300-399
4%
700-800
6%
600-699
17%
500-599
46%
400-499
24%
300-399
7%
30-36
8%
24-29
18%
18-23
37%
12-17
32%
6-11
5%
30-36
9%
24-29
29%
18-23
37%
12-17
25%
30-36
6%
24-29
30%
18-23
47%
12-17
17%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Fee waived if applicant visits campus. No fee if applicant uses Institutional portal.
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline December 1
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required
ACT only Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,801
Declined + 1,471
Total Received 4,272

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities
Secondary school record
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Interview
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

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

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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 15

State aid form
March 15

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
March 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Financial Aid Office

P: 607 871-2159
F: 607 871-2252
finaid@alfred.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Jane Gilliland
Executive Director of Student Financial Services
gilliland@alfred.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, basketball, cheerleading, equestrian sports, ice hockey, rugby, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, cheerleading, equestrian sports, field hockey, rugby, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, biking, bowling, dance team, extreme sports, golf, handball, martial arts, mini baja, quidditch, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, trap/skeet shooting

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Athletic Directors

Paul Vecchio (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Paul Vecchio (women's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Empire Eight
Mascot
Saxons
School colors
purple and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art History/Theory
Athletic Training
Biology
Biomaterials Engineering
Business Administration
Ceramic Art
Ceramic Engineering
Chemistry
College Student Development
Communication Studies
Criminal Justice Studies
Early Childhood/Childhood Education
Electrical Engineering
Electronic Integrated Arts
English
Environmental Studies
Finance
Foreign Language/Culture Studies
General Science
Geology
Gerontology
Glass Science
Glass Science Engineering
Global Studies
Health Planning/Management
Health/Fitness Management
Health/Planning/Management
History
Individually Structured Major
Interdepartmental Major
Literacy
Marketing
Materials Science Engineering
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mathematics/Actuarial Science
Mechanical Engineering
Mental Health Counseling
Music
Painting
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Renewable Energy Engineering
School Counseling
School Psychology
Sculpture/Dimensional Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,382

total students

81%

in-state

19%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

1,715
students

Female
48%
816

Male
52%
899

28%

667
students

Female
74%
491

Male
26%
176

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

1,647
students

Female
48%
783

Male
52%
864

4%

68
students

Female
49%
33

Male
51%
35

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

61%

Transfer applicants accepted

70%

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) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
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
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

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

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
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International Students

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

International Student Contact

Allison Church
Assistant Director of Admissions
607 871-2011
churcham@alfred.edu

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