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  2. Value
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  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    A-
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B+
  11. Student Life
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  12. Safety
    B-
Alfred State is a public college located in Alfred, New York. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,447 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Alfred State acceptance rate is 72%. Popular majors include Mechanical Engineering Technician, Business, and Business Support Services. Graduating 48% of students, Alfred State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,600.
About SUNY Alfred State College...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Eastern Collegiate Football Conference
Address
10 Upper College Drive
Alfred, NY 14802
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SUNY Alfred State College Rankings

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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
72%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
830-1060
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$14,336/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $10,613/ year
  • $30-48k
    $12,811/ year
  • $49-75k
    $17,469/ year
  • $76-110k
    $20,263/ year
  • $110k+
    $20,878/ year
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Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.50 responses
72%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.47 responses
72%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.47 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,447Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
60%
Varsity Athletes
12%
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Campus Life

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  • Great choice, affordable
    41%
  • Great choice
    19%
  • Very good choice, somewhat affordable
    19%
  • Not for city kids
    9%
  • Good choice but kind of expenisve
    6%
  • Best choice I've ever made
    3%
  • Opposite of the city but sort of expensive
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
48%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%

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My experience as a student at a SUNY Alfred State college satellite school has been excellent so far. I am currently going to school at Northland Workforce Training Center and I am enrolled in SUNY Alfred states welding program . At first I was overwhelmed seeing that I haven’t been enrolled in school in almost 10 years but with help from my instructor, career coach and other support staff in place it made for a easy transition back into school environment
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So far so good, people are really helpful! My advisors have been very supportive thus far and very communicative.
Decent food but only 6 places to eat becomes old halfway through the semester. Most teachers are very competent and understanding. Small class sizes allow students to have a relationship with teachers similar to high school. Free tutoring is available. Students are taught well, people are very friendly, and the campus is safe. Only a few dormitories are sub-par. Overall, this college is very good for anyone seeking a thorough education in their major with many opportunities to land a job where they desire.