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Alfred University

Alfred, NY

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.

Web Sitewww.alfred.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students1,815
   Women877 (48.3%)
   Men938 (51.7%)
Graduate Students575

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate63% of 3,897 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.00
SAT Math524 average
460-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading511 average
450-560 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing475 average
410-523 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$46,516
Tuition and Fees
$31,070
Room and Board
$12,196
Average Percent of Need Met87%
Average Freshman Award$29,584
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$37,437

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Not required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
159
Regular Class Size2-9 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

CAMPUS LIFE

Alfred Population4,100
Nearest Metropolitan AreaRochester
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 76% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
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STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.1% Asian
9.9% Black/African-American
7.8% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
67.1% White
9.9% Unknown
International Students1.7% from 16 countries
First-Year Students Returning76.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
42.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
54%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
28.0%
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.31 3.55 498 485 30
Low 2.80 3.08 420 470 30
High 3.75 3.90 540 510 30
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