Alfred State College Overview
Located in Alfred, New York, Alfred State College is a public institution. Alfred is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.
What Is Alfred State College Known For?
- The highest award offered at Alfred State is the bachelor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 69% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from Alfred State with a bachelor's degree make about $41,800 a year. That's 2% more than those who graduate from other schools.
- It takes the average Alfred State student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
Alfred State College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Alfred State.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Alfred State has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Alfred State College?
Contact details for Alfred State are given below.
|Address:||10 Upper College Drive, Alfred, NY 14802|
How Do I Get Into Alfred State?
You can apply to Alfred State online at: www.suny.edu/student
Admission Requirements for Alfred State
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Alfred State?
Approximately 63% of accepted students are men and 37% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 72%, and the acceptance rate for women is 61%.
Average Test Scores
About 62% of students accepted to Alfred State submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 560. Math scores were between 470 and 570.
Can I Afford Alfred State College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Alfred State, approximately 78% of students took out student loans averaging $7,372 a year. That adds up to $29,488 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Alfred State is 7.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Alfred State College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 3,482 full-time undergraduates at Alfred State, 66% are male and 34% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Alfred State College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||482|
|Hispanic or Latino||324|
New York students aren't the only ones who study at Alfred State College. At this time, 13 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 14 countries are represented at Alfred State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, Saudi Arabia, and China.
Online Learning at Alfred State College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Alfred State has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 58th most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Alfred State
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Alfred State College was 2.0%. This is the #1,900 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Alfred State regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Alfred State majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Legal Support Services||50%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Alfred State ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Alfred State.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Other Business, Management & Marketing||#29|
|Legal Support Services||#67|
|Human Resource Management||#121|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#292|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Alfred State College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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