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Alfred University

Alfred, NY

Regional Universities North

A private institution founded in 1836, Alfred University resides on 600 rural acres in Alfred, New York. The school is committed to both teaching and research, and is widely known for its student-centered environment. Alfred University offers more than 40 majors and grants bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.

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Quick Facts

1 Saxon Drive
Alfred, NY 14802-1205

2013-2014 Tuition

$28,774 Tuition and Fees


1935 undergraduate students
49% male / 51% female


rolling application deadline
70.3% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1836

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Elementary Education and Teaching, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, Ceramic Sciences and Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering, Other, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, General Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Biological and Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science, Gerontology, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Philosophy, Physical Sciences, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Public Administration, Demography and Population Studies, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management, Athletic Training/Trainer, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Finance, General, Marketing, History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Communication and Media Studies, Other

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 1,935
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 1,884
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 19
Percent of male undergraduates: 49%
Percent of female undergraduates: 51%
Percent of international undergraduates: 3%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, personal, psychological
Campus safety and security services offered: Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)


Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook


Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: basketball, cross country, football, lacrosse, skiing (alpine), soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, lacrosse, skiing (alpine), soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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