63%

Acceptance Rate

$22,431

Avg.Financial Aid

002668

FAFSA Code

About Alfred University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,302

Website

www.alfred.edu

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MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Alfred University is a private university located in Alfred, NY. Alfred University covers an area of 232 acres. In 1836, Alfred University was founded. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Alfred University has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Fiat Lux (Latin) and its official colors are purple and gold. In addition to over 1,715 undergraduate students, AU also boasts of over 667 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 2,300. The school has an academic staff of 164 who teach various courses to the students. Around 48% of the students are females and 52% are males. Notably, Alfred University is also home to an ethnically diverse student population. At AU around 57% are white, 13% are Black or African American, and 10% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity. Moreover, around 94% of the students are 24 and under. In its 184 years of existence, AU has produced several known personalities like Robert Klein (Comedian, Television producer), Marvin Bell (Poet, Teacher), Rodney O. Martin Jr (Businessperson), and Robert Benmosche (Businessperson). The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At AU, 138 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), AACSB The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), and ACS American Chemical Society. Alfred University has around $138 million (2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

One Saxon Drive

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6078712111
Fax: 6078712339
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. Alfred University has been ranked at the 580th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

63%

SAT Range

970 - 1200

ACT Range

20 - 27

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $50. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 940-1180 to improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Alfred University, must score 22 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 19 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at One Saxon Drive, Alfred, New York 14802-1205. They can also call them at (607) 871-2111.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$20,892

Average Annual Cost

$28,198

Books And Supplies

$1,300

Other Fees

$990

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,516

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,100

Total One Year Cost

$45,104

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to AU. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $50,888. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($34,770), books and supplies ($1,300), room and boarding ($12,718), and budget for other expenses ($2,100). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

73%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$1,900

Faculty Overview

55%

Male Professors

45%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Fine and Studio Arts

91 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

37 Graduates

Psychology, General

32 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

25 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

20 Graduates

Ceramic Sciences and Engineering

19 Graduates

Marketing

17 Graduates

Biology, General

17 Graduates

Engineering, Other

16 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

15 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

14 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

12 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

11 Graduates

Materials Engineering

10 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

10 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

10 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

7 Graduates

Chemistry

6 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

6 Graduates

Political Science and Government

5 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

5 Graduates

History

4 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

4 Graduates

Physics

4 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

3 Graduates

Mathematics

3 Graduates

Philosophy

3 Graduates

Sociology

2 Graduates

International/Global Studies

1 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,671

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

38%

Full-time

94%

Part-time

6%

Students Gender

Male

50%

US National: 44%

Female

50%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

60% White

13% Unknown

11% Black

9% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

20%

Out Of State

77%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$63,665 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 96% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

96%

Undergrads in College Housing

73%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,340/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,176/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,176/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Saxons

School Colors

purple and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Empire Eight

Total Male Athletes

244

Total Female Athletes

177

Intramural Sports

15

Sports Club

16

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cross Country

Equestrian

Football

Lacrosse

Skiing-Snowboarding

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Equestrian

Lacrosse

Skiing-Snowboarding

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $12,718 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at AU costs around $6,176 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 52% male and 48% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$32,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$41,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$25,500

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$265 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$22,431

Students Receiving Federal Grants

50%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,295

Students Receiving State Aid

52%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,263

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,071

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$29,139

$30K - $48K

$26,502

$48K - $75K

$25,197

$75K - $110K

$21,385

> $110K

$16,508

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$28,654,930

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,670,707

The financial aid department of Alfred University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,195, whereas the financial aid is $18,618. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $3,687, while the institutional aid is $18,618. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at AU based on students' financial needs add up to $28,654,930 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $2,670,707.

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