B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    C
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    C-
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B+
Alfred University is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Empire Eight
Address
One Saxon Drive
Alfred, NY 14802
Website

Alfred University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
69%
SAT Range
950-1160
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
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Test Scores and GPA for Alfred University

Cost

Net Price
$20,306/ year
National
$15,431
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $12,992/ year
  • $30-48k
    $13,747/ year
  • $49-75k
    $18,135/ year
  • $76-110k
    $21,800/ year
  • $110k+
    $26,878/ year

Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.35 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.35 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.34 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,840Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
27%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 20 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    25%
  • Creative
    20%
  • Creative for the art students which I am.
    20%
  • Unique
    20%
  • Weird
    15%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life.23 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.48 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 23 responses
Report
  • Small and close-knit
    43%
  • Isolated
    26%
  • Isolated, small, and close-knit
    22%
  • Lovely
    9%

After Alfred University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
55%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.19 responses
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Alfred University Reviews

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Over all Alfred University is a pretty good school. It's very secluded and there isn't much to do if u don't have a car, so joining clubs is a must. It's a fairly small campus so it isn't much of a hassle getting to classes other than the hills, if you live in openhym like I do. The food is ok at one of the dinning halls and the other is pretty good. But the food is very repetitive and isn't worth the amount of money we pay for our meal plans. The weather is beautiful in the fall but miserable in the winter. Openhym is a very nice dorm but is on the other side of campus, about half mile from the regular dinning Hall. It also has a weird wooden divider in the room which helps give roommates some privacy that the other dorms don't have.
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The school spirit is weak for the most part. The only times you truly see any spirit are at competitive basketball, football and softball games. I'm not kidding about the softball. They're one of the best teams to watch on campus, it's like a party in the outfield with everyone getting together in the outfield and rooting them on. Yet there is a large fraction that have not even seen a collegiate game in 3 years of being there. The athletes are all close with each other and I feel that could be intimidating to others who no longer/never played a competitive sport. However, when it is against one of rivals then the crowd definitely gets pumped up.
Alfred University is an amazing college. They have a very diverse set of majors and very successful athletic sports teams. The campus is small which is very nice for having all your classes in the same area (Academic Alley), getting to know people from all different majors, and having a small town around us makes it feel as if we are in our own little world. Although our main street may not be big, there are still some pretty delicious places to eat.