Alfred University (AU) is a private, nonsectarian university of about 1,800 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. Alfred is home to the Inamori School of Engineering, School of Art and Design, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, College of Professional Studies, and School of Business. AU is located between the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains and the picturesque Finger Lakes in Western New York State.
Looking to gain the full Alfred experience?! Throughout the year, we offer a complimentary stay at our on-campus hotel exclusively for school counselors, independent counselors, transfer coordinators, and high school level educators. Learn more about the Saxon Experience.
Find the counselor who works with your area and their contact information, or contact the admissions office directly by email or phone 607-871-2115 to speak with your admissions representative.
Important information for you and your students to know
Alfred University will accept: AP/IB/and a variety of college credit courses. Please speak with a counselor for more information.
We are a Common Application exclusive school that accepts documents via the mail or automatic upload through Common Application.
AU's codes for score reporting: Our SAT code is 2005; our ACT code is 2666; for the FAFSA our code is 002668.
Early Decision: December 1
Regular Decision: February 1
AU accepts students on a rolling basis starting in late November.
AUtumn Visit Days & Individual visits
AU is hosting several open house events this fall, and we always offer individual visits for students and their families. Check out our visit page to learn more!
We have developed special information packets for school counselors and encourage you to email admissions to request one. Be sure to include 'Counselor Packet Request' in the subject line.
Financial Aid (Net Price) Calculator
Help your students plan and estimate their share of educational expenses at Alfred University with our Financial Aid (Net Price) Calculator.
First Year Class Statistics: 2015
- Number of First Year Students: 452
- Mean G.P.A: 3.19
- Mean SAT: 1084
- Mean ACT: 25
- Percentage from New York State: 79.0%
- Out of State: 21.0%
- Male 51% / Female 49%
- Percentage of Historically Underrepresented Students: 26.4%
- First Year Retention Rate (2014): 75.5%
- Overall, more than 25 states and 6 countries are represented at AU