SUNY College of Technology--Alfred

2014 Quick Stats
10 Upper College Drive

Alfred, NY 14802

Phone: (607) 587-4215
2013-2014 Tuition
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U.S. News rank Category Name
#17 Overall Score: 43 out of 100. Regional Colleges (North)

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SUNY College of Technology--Alfred is a public institution that was founded in 1908. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,527, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 1,062 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. SUNY College of Technology--Alfred's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), 17. Its in-state tuition and fees are $7,284 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $16,734 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Alfred State College is a public institution of higher learning, located in a pristine rural setting where students are doers and not bystanders. The college is an ideal place for purposeful-, and action-, and goal-oriented individuals. ASC students get a head start on their careers as our programs, teaching methods, and out-of-classroom experiences provide intensive, hands-on, useable real-world learning. Our graduates are well-prepared and ready to work as evidenced by the most recent employment and transfer rate of 99 percent. Those who choose to continue their education for an advanced degree find that their ASC education has given them a solid foundation. Civic engagement and student leadership are a major campus focus, and many opportunities exist through both national and international activities. ASC graduates are able to hit the ground running. Alfred State SUNY College of Technology is in Alfred, New York, a vibrant community with a permanent population of approximately 2,000 residents and nearly 6,000 students enrolled in three colleges. It is 15 miles north of the Pennsylvania border, 75 miles south of Rochester, NY, and 90 miles southeast of Buffalo, NY. The college enrolls approximately 3,700 students annually. There are some 379 teaching faculty and professional staff supporting the college's more than 70 associate-and baccalaureate-degree programs in agricultural, allied health, business, and engineering technologies, liberal arts and sciences, as well as applied technology. A separate campus in nearby Wellsville, New York, houses the School of Applied Technology programs. An 800-acre college farm and motorsports facility provide additional resources for instruction. The college's programs are registered by the NYS Education Department and have been approved by the NYS Education Department for the training of veterans. Alfred State College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

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School type public, coed college
Year founded 1908
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting rural
2012 Endowment $3,688,220


When applying to SUNY College of Technology--Alfred, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at SUNY College of Technology--Alfred is $50. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 54.9 percent.

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Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 54.9%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at SUNY College of Technology--Alfred is 18:1, and the school has 44.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at SUNY College of Technology--Alfred include: Finance, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 77.7 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 18:1
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Finance, General 6%

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Student Life

SUNY College of Technology--Alfred has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,527, with a gender distribution of 61.6 percent male students and 38.4 percent female students. At this school, 70 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 30 percent of students live off campus.

Total enrollment 3,527
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association N/A

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Campus Info & Services

SUNY College of Technology--Alfred offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. SUNY College of Technology--Alfred also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at SUNY College of Technology--Alfred, 51 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at SUNY College of Technology--Alfred.

Students who have cars on campus 51%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At SUNY College of Technology--Alfred, 81.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,674.

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In-state tuition and fees $7,284 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $16,734 (2013-14)
Room and board $12,994 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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