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Alfred University was founded in 1836. Programs are offered through the privately endowed Colleges of Business, Engineering and Professional Studies, and Liberal Arts and Sciences, as well as the publicly funded New York State College of Ceramics. Its 232-acre campus is located in Alfred, in southwestern New York.

Website: www.alfred.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,671
Undergraduate
Students
(50.1%) 837 Women
(49.9%) 834 Men
631
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
63% of 4,296 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
July 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.10
SAT Math
490-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
550 average
480-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
20-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$51,988
Tuition and Fees
$34,770
Room and Board
$12,718
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Freshman Award
$32,604
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$34,224
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Not required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
155
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 20% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Alfred Population
4,100
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Rochester
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
69% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
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Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.5% Asian
11.7% Black/African-American
9.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
63.7% White
9.8% Unknown
International Students
2.4% from 16 countries
First-Year Students Returning
73.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
44.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
65%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
24.0%
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