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Alfred University
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  • 4 Year
  • ALFRED, NY

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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AlfredU is an above-average private university located in Alfred, New York. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,647 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the AlfredU acceptance rate is 62%. Popular majors include Studio Arts, Mechanical Engineering, and Psychology. Graduating 57% of students, AlfredU alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,000.

About

ONE SAXON DRIVE
ALFRED, NY 14802
Branch of
SUNY System
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Empire 8 Athletic Conference

Alfred University Rankings

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

AU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
62%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
940-1180
ACT Range
19-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$21,646 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$23,160 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade 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
62%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 37 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 36 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    1%
  • On Campus
    98%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,647 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
68
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
51%
Varsity Athletes
33%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 22 responses
  • Diverse
    27%
  • Creative
    18%
  • Creative for the art students which I am.
    18%
  • Unique
    18%
  • Weird
    14%
  • Boring and unadventurous
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
97%
Poll
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 25 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 50 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Small and close-knit
    44%
  • Isolated
    24%
  • Isolated, small, and close-knit
    20%
  • Lovely
    8%
  • horrendous
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 19 responses

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