Alfred University

Alfred, NY

Alfred University

Alfred, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$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
7%
24-29
30%
18-23
46%
12-17
17%
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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Selective

42%

acceptance rate

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

1,715

undergraduate students

667

graduate students

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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.

  • Metropolitan area: Rochester
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Greater Rochester International

Alfred University
1 Saxon Drive
Alfred
14802-1205

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
71%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Carribean Student Association
  • Student Activities Board
  • Art Force 5
  • Student Senate

Top Events

  • Hot Dog Day
  • Homecoming
  • Family Weekend
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
34%
Top 1/2
67%

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
7%
24-29
30%
18-23
46%
12-17
17%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Has early decision program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.1

Selective

42%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability

Important

extracurricular activities
academic GPA
interview
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

level of applicant's interest
racial/ethnic status
class rank
standardized test scores

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Equestrian sports
Football
Lacrosse
Skiing (cross-country)
Skiing (downhill)
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports Men

Baseball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
Ceramic Sciences and Engineering
Chemistry, General
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
Geology/Earth Science, General
Gerontology
Health Services Administration
History, General
International/Global Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Materials Engineering
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

2,382

total students

76%

in-state

24%

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 73%
Student 4 year graduation rate 43%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

124

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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