Alfred University

Alfred, NY

Alfred University

Alfred, NY

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Business at Alfred
To thrive in today's business environment, you need to be decisive, innovative and collaborative. A testament to our success in fostering creative leaders with those qualities is Alfred University's College of Business placement rate of 96% after graduation (employment and/or grad school). 

AACSB Accreditation
Alfred University's College of Business is accredited by the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Fewer than 5% of business schools and colleges worldwide have met the rigorous standards for this notable achievement. What's that mean for you? Expect the highest of quality and the most diligent of faculty.

More than just lectures
We have over 50 student-led organizations with six leading chapters representing the College of Business. You can participate and take on a leadership role from day one. 

Industry connections
Alfred University's College of Business curriculum is designed to prepare you for a business world that is dynamic, fast-paced, complex, and global. Our size will give you the opportunity to lead and gain invaluable experience through internships and to connect with our alumni.

Study abroad
Our College of Business prepares you to succeed with international business courses and unique, faculty-led study abroad programs. In a world where business spans national boundaries, leaders who understand global industries and cultures achieve the greatest gains.



Ranked among the "Colleges with the Best Academics in America" and "Best Colleges for Art in America" | Niche, 2023


Ranked among the top colleges and universities for earning national recognition | Washington Monthly, 2022


AU scored on par with or better than many top schools for "value added" among 4,000 schools nationwide | Brookings, 2024


Ranked among the "Top Regional Universities in the North," "Top Performers on Social Mobility," and "Best Value Schools" | U.S. News & World Report, 2024


Recognized among The Best 389 Colleges | The Princeton Review, 2024

College of Business Profile

With a 98% placement rate, an average class size of 15 students, 7 majors, and 14 minors, PLUS a 4+1 MBA program, the College of Business at Alfred University is proud to be recognized as a top-ranked college by Princeton Review and our AACSB accreditation.

Class size: Classes average 15 students

Student to faculty ratio: 18:1


Bachelor of Science
• Accounting
• Business Administration
• Business Analytics
• Data Analytics
• Finance
• Health Planning & Management
• Marketing

Fourteen Minors:
• Accounting
• Arts Management
• Business Administration
• Business Analytics
• Data Analytics
• Economics
• Equine Business Management
• Family Business and Entrepreneurship
• Finance
• Health Planning & Management
• International Business
• Leadership
• Marketing
• Sports Management

Career placement upon graduation
• 98% are employed full-time or entered in graduate school after six months of graduation

Innovative programs
• 4+1 - Obtain your MBA in five years.
• Accounting MBA - Continue your Accounting studies in the MBA program to obtain the credits you need to sit for the New York State CPA exam.
• Cutting-edge classes such as Creativity & Innovative Thinking; Ethics & Corporate Governance; Business Sustainability and Negotiations & Persuasion.

Student organizations
• Five business-related student organizations
• Six national/international honor societies
• One local honor society for business students

Our graduates find jobs at many different companies including:
• Corning, Inc.
• Aleris
• Honeywell Aerospace
• Bonadio Group
• Exelis, Inc.
• General Electric
• Alstom
• Mass Mutual
• Ameriprise Financial
• Allstate Insurance
• JP Morgan Chase

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