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Alfred University
Alfred, NY
LOCATION AND SETTING
Alfred Population 4,100
Nearest Metropolitan Area Rochester
Environment Rural community
Campus Size 232 acres
Weather
Temperature 16.3 average low in January, 75.8 average high in September
Rain 160 rainy days per year
 
Getting Around
Campus Map Map
Nearest Airport 75 mile(s) from campus in Rochester
Nearest Bus Station Alfred
Nearest Train Station 75 mile(s) from campus in Rochester
HOUSING
College Housing College offers housing to students
Types of Housing Coed dorms, single student apartments
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 76% of all students
Housing Requirements Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting 24%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Available
24-Hour Security Patrols Not available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available
Other key-only access to dormitories
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Not offered
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot  
School Colors Purple and gold
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Equestrian Sports x   x  
Football     x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Skiing (Downhill) x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports  
Men's Club Sports  
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports basketball, football, golf, lacrosse, racquetball, skiing (cross-country), soccer, softball, squash, tennis, volleyball
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, music theatre, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook
Sororities  
Fraternities  
ROTC Army ROTC is offered off campus