Alfred State College

Alfred, NY

Alfred State College, also known as SUNY College of Technology, is a public university and part of the State University of New York system. It was founded in 1908 as a state school of agriculture. Today, the college offers a wide variety of majors (from welding to business) and focuses on hands-on instruction. Its 150-acre rural campus is located 75 miles south of Rochester, NY.

Website: www.alfredstate.edu/

Public
Co-ed
3,737
Undergraduate
Students
(37.6%) 1,405 Women
(62.4%) 2,332 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
63% of 7,065 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
85
SAT Math
480-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
534 average
470-580 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,532
Out-of-state: $29,402
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,570
Out-of-state: $12,440
Room and Board
$12,570
Average Percent of Need Met
54%
Average Freshman Award
$10,977
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$32,052
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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
170
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 5% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Alfred Population
3,954
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Rochester
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
63% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Pioneers
Sororities
9% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.4% Asian
12.4% Black/African-American
9.3% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
72.0% White
1.8% Unknown
International Students
0.7% from 15 countries
First-Year Students Returning
69.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
56.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
53%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is not required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English    
Mathematics    
Science    
Foreign Language    
Social Studies    
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Recommended Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
10 Upper College Drive
City, State, Zip
Alfred, NY 14802
Phone
(607) 587-4215
Fax
(607) 587-4299
E-mail
admissions@alfredstate.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
Common Application with essay on supplemental application required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
63% of 7,065 applicants were admitted
Women
56% of 3,180 applicants were admitted
Men
68% of 3,885 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,556 (35%) of 4,449 admitted students enrolled
Women
526 (29%) of 1,796 admitted students enrolled
Men
923 (35%) of 2,653 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
160
Students Accepting Wait List Position
160
Students Admitted From Wait List
64

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
85
3.75 and Above
10%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
25%
2.50 - 2.99
18%
2.00 - 2.49
12%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
480-590 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
3%
Score of 600 - 700
19%
Score of 500 - 600
49%
Score of 400 - 500
26%
Score of 300 - 400
4%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
534 average
470-580 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
2%
Score of 600 - 700
19%
Score of 500 - 600
45%
Score of 400 - 500
31%
Score of 300 - 400
3%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
22 average
19-26 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
6%
Score of 24 - 29
31%
Score of 18 - 23
48%
Score of 12 - 17
15%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,532
Out-of-state: $29,402
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,570
Out-of-state: $12,440
Room and Board
$12,570
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$3,082
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
sfs@alfredstate.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Not reported
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002854
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,091 freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
978 applicants
Received Financial Aid
960 applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
80 aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
54%
Average Award
$10,977
Need-Based Gift
Received by 791 aid recipients, average amount $6,920
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 802 aid recipients, average amount $3,312
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 300 aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
41 freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,759

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
3,165 undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,829 (89.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,777 applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
257 aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Award
$11,337
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,295 aid recipients, average amount $6,801
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,361 aid recipients, average amount $3,953
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 761 aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
126 undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,855

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
80%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$32,052
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Business, Engineering/Technologies, Home Economics
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, International Students, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
  • Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Architecture
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Computer Programming, Specific Applications
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Construction Management
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Financial Planning and Services
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Game and Interactive Media Design
  • General Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Intermedia/Multimedia
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Surveying Technology/Surveying
  • System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
  • Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Engineering technologies, Health professions and related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Not required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Not required

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
170
Part-Time Faculty
92
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
23%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 5% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 16% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 64% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 18% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
36,191
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
108
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Alfred Population
3,954
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Rochester
Campus Size
1,084 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 Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Alfred
Nearest Train Station
70 mile(s) from campus in Rochester

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
63% 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
37%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
residence hall entrance guards

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Pioneers
School Colors
Royal blue and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Equestrian Sports x   x  
Football     x  
Lacrosse     x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Wrestling     x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Equestrian Sports x  
Football    
Lacrosse    
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Equestrian Sports x  
Football x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Wrestling x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, golf, rock climbing, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, outdoor recreation club, caribbean student association, alfred programming board, pioneer woodsmen, disaster relief team
Sororities
9% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
3,737
Women
1,405 (37.6%)
Men
2,332 (62.4%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
3,456
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.4% Asian
12.4% Black/African-American
9.3% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
72.0% White
1.8% Unknown
International Students.
0.7% from 15 countries
Average Age
22
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
69.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
56.2%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
66.1%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
51.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
53%
Average Starting Salary
53%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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