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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?

1,105 Undergraduate Awards
$24,258 Avg Cost After Aid
68% Acceptance Rate
  • 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.

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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.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#6 Most Popular Construction Trades Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Most Popular Precision Production Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Best Value Health & Medical Administrative Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#36 Best Value Health Sciences & Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#62 Best Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#64 Best Value Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#105 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#110 Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Alfred State has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#4 Best Value Colleges for Mechanical Engineering Technology College Factual
#47 Best Healthcare Associate’s Degree Schools Healthcare Degree Search
#149 Best Value Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual

Where Is Alfred State College?

Location of Alfred State College

Contact details for Alfred State are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 10 Upper College Drive, Alfred, NY 14802
Phone: 800-425-3733
Website: www.alfredstate.edu

How Do I Get Into Alfred State?

You can apply to Alfred State online at: www.suny.edu/student

Admission Requirements for Alfred State

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Alfred State?

68% Acceptance Rate
37% Of Accepted Are Women
62% Submit SAT Scores
Alfred State has an acceptance rate of 68%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

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.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Alfred State College  ( 470 to 560 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Alfred State College  ( 470 to 570 )
200
800
Alfred State received ACT scores from 15% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 17 and 24. Math scores were between 19 and 27. Composite scores were between 19 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Alfred State College  ( 17 to 24 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for Alfred State College  ( 19 to 27 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Alfred State College  ( 19 to 25 )
1
36

Can I Afford Alfred State College?

$24,258 Net Price
78% Take Out Loans
7.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Alfred State is $24,258. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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

3,482 Full-Time Undergraduates
34% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,780 undergraduate students at Alfred State, with 3,482 being full-time and 298 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Alfred State

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,482 full-time undergraduates at Alfred State, 66% are male and 34% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Alfred State

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Alfred State College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Alfred State Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 42
Black or African American 482
Hispanic or Latino 324
White 2,503
International Students 13
Other Races/Ethnicities 118

Geographic Diversity

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

384 Took All Classes Online
944 Took At Least One Class Online
2.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 944 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Alfred State has changed over the last few years.

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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
Health Professions 13%
Legal Professions 50%
Legal Support Services 50%
Nursing 22%

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
Legal Professions #95
Human Resource Management #121
Health & Medical Administrative Services #292
Nursing #421

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.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Nursing 63 0 56 119
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 101 0 0 101
Other Business, Management & Marketing 0 0 72 72
Mechanical Engineering Technology 20 0 41 61
Business Administration & Management 27 0 33 60
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 60 0 0 60
Precision Metal Working 48 0 0 48
Liberal Arts General Studies 40 0 0 40
Ground Transportation 36 0 0 36
Construction Management 0 0 31 31
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 30 0 0 30
Allied Health Professions 30 0 0 30
Architectural Engineering Technology 10 0 18 28
Graphic Communications 10 0 17 27
Other Construction 25 0 0 25
Health & Medical Administrative Services 16 3 6 25
Criminal Justice & Corrections 12 0 12 24
Information Technology 0 0 20 20
General Architecture 0 0 19 19
General Agriculture 18 0 0 18
Information Science 18 0 0 18
Culinary Arts 18 0 0 18
Human Services 16 0 0 16
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 14 0 0 14
Design & Applied Arts 14 0 0 14
Computer Programming 0 0 13 13
Human Resource Management 0 0 12 12
Electronics Engineering Technology 4 0 8 12
Engineering-Related Technologies 3 0 9 12
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 11 11
Computer Engineering Technology 3 0 8 11
Construction Engineering Technology 8 0 3 11
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 11 11
General Biology 10 0 0 10
Masonry 7 0 0 7
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 6 6
Agricultural Economics & Business 5 0 0 5
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 5 0 0 5
Health & Physical Education 5 0 0 5
General Sales & Marketing 4 0 0 4
General Engineering 4 0 0 4
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 4 4
Legal Support Services 3 1 0 4
Computer Information Systems 2 0 0 2
Accounting 1 0 0 1
Environmental Control Technology 1 0 0 1
Agricultural Mechanization 0 0 0 0
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0 0
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 691 4 410 1,105

References

*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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