SUNY College of Technology at Alfred

  • Alfred State College is located in the beautiful Southern Tier, surrounded by lakes, pines, wetlands, and state parks. Alfred is 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, and 90 miles southeast of Buffalo. The College enrolls approximately 3,700 students annually. There are some 275 teaching faculty and professional staff supporting the College's more than 70 programs in agricultural, allied health, business, and engineering technologies, plus liberal arts and sciences, and 18 programs in applied technology. What sets us apart is our hands-on education and strong sense of community. Our small size is our strength. It's why professors can get to know you. And call out the best that's you. The course work is challenging so when you finish here, you're ready for the real world.
School Highlights
  • SUNY College of Technology at Alfred serves 3,661 students (91% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • SUNY College of Technology at Alfred is the only community colleges within Allegany County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to SUNY College of Technology at Alfred is Corning Community College (38.0 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 188 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
SUNY College of Technology at Alfred(NY) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty188 staff81 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of SUNY College of Technology at Alfred has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The SUNY College of Technology at Alfred diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,661 students1,701 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:128:1
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# Full-Time Students3,329 students1,163 students
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# Part-Time Students332 students538 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
2,615451
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% Asian
1%
6%
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% Hispanic
4%
19%
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% Black
8%
17%
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% White
83%
49%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Non Resident races
2%
4%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
Diversity Score0.300.69
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,400$35,200
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $7,646 is more than the state average of $5,512. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $14,256 is more than the state average of $10,202. The out-state tuition has grown by 29% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$7,646$5,512
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Out-State Tuition Fees$14,256$10,202
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$14,750$13,006
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,000$5,549
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Acceptance Rate54%70%
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SAT Total Avg.1,110981
SAT Reading530476
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SAT Math580505
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SAT Writing440445
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ACT Total Avg.2422
ACT Composite2422
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ACT English1919
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ACT Math2221
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Alfred State College is located in the beautiful Southern Tier, surrounded by lakes, pines, wetlands, and state parks. Alfred is 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, and 90 miles southeast of Buffalo. The College enrolls approximately 3,700 students annually. There are some 275 teaching faculty and professional staff supporting the College's more than 70 programs in agricultural, allied health, business, and engineering technologies, plus liberal arts and sciences, and 18 programs in applied technology. What sets us apart is our hands-on education and strong sense of community. Our small size is our strength. It's why professors can get to know you. And call out the best that's you. The course work is challenging so when you finish here, you're ready for the real world.

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