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When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think. As a result, ninety-nine percent of our recent grads either find jobs or pursue advanced degrees. Join the 99%.

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Green jobs are red hot!

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Classes Begin - Students 8:00 AM
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 08:00

8:00 AM

Classes Begin - Students 8:00 AM
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 08:00

8:00 AM

Add/Drop Begins 9:00 AM
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 09:00

9:00 AM

Add/Drop Begins 9:00 AM
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 09:00

9:00 AM

Women's Basketball vs Medaille 5:30 PM
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 17:30

5:30 PM - Orvis Gymnasium

Celebration of Service Ceremony 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 19:30

7:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Alfred Village Hall: The 2015 Celebration of Service Ceremony honors nominees and recipients of the Spirit of Service...

Men's Basketball vs Hamilton 7:30 PM
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 19:30

7:30 PM - Orvis Gymnasium

Celebration of Service Ceremony 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 19:30

7:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Alfred Village Hall: The 2015 Celebration of Service Ceremony honors nominees and recipients of the Spirit of Service...

Alumni Ski Day at Holiday Valley 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 11:00

11:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Holiday Valley, 6557 Holiday Valley Road, Ellicottville, NY 14731: Registration is now closed for this event. Hit the...

Holiday Valley Alumni Ski Event 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 11:00

11:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Holiday Valley, 6557 Holiday Valley Road, Ellicottville, NY 14731: Registration is now closed for this event. Hit the...

Alumni Ski Day at Holiday Valley 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 11:00

11:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Holiday Valley, 6557 Holiday Valley Road, Ellicottville, NY 14731: Registration is now closed for this event. Hit the...

Holiday Valley Alumni Ski Event 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 11:00

11:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Holiday Valley, 6557 Holiday Valley Road, Ellicottville, NY 14731: Registration is now closed for this event. Hit the...

Women's Basketball vs Davis 5:30 PM
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 17:30

5:30 PM - Orvis Gymnasium

Men's Basketball vs Davis 7:30 PM
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 19:30

7:30 PM - Orvis Gymnasium

College Council Meeting 5:30 PM
Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 17:30

5:30 PM - Allegany Room

Last Day to Add a Course All day event
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 00:00

All day event

Last Day to Add a Course All day event
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 00:00

All day event

Psi Sigma Psi 4:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 16:00

4:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Allegany Room

Last Day to Drop without Fee All day event
Friday, February 13, 2015 - 00:00

All day event

Last Day to Drop without Fee All day event
Friday, February 13, 2015 - 00:00

All day event

Census Date 11:00 AM
Friday, February 13, 2015 - 11:00

11:00 AM

Census Date 11:00 AM
Friday, February 13, 2015 - 11:00

11:00 AM

Women's Basketball vs Suny Canton 12:00 PM
Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 12:00

12:00 PM - Orvis Gymnasium

Men's Basketball vs SUNY Canton 2:00 PM
Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 14:00

2:00 PM - Orvis Gymnasium

Girls Empowerment Workshop 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 08:00

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM - Student Leadership Center - Small Event Space: Female middle school students will learn to cultivate confidence, self-...

Fast Facts
2013 Grads - 99% are employed or are continuing their education. Of those employed, 91% are in their chosen field. 32% chose to further their education.
20:1 Student:Faculty Ratio
Study Abroad in Haiti or Italy. 3,550 enrolled students with a 2:1 male to female ratio.
Alfred State is ranked 22 among top regional colleges and universities in the North and seventh among top public schools in the North. -U.S. News and World Report
Over 70 Majors - 19 Bachelor Degree Programs (BArch, BBA, BS, BTech) 50 Associate Degree Programs (AAS, AOS, AS, AA) 6 Online Degree Programs (BBA, BS, AAS, Cert) 2 Certificate Programs
NCAA Division III - 18 Sports one team: Baseball, M/W Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Lacrosse, M/W Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track & Field, Volleyball, and Wrestling.
2013 Grads - 99% are employed or are continuing their education. Of those employed, 91% are in their chosen field. 32% chose to further their education.
NCAA Division III - 18 Sports one team: Baseball, M/W Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Lacrosse, M/W Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track & Field, Volleyball, and Wrestling.
Study Abroad in Haiti or Italy. 3,550 enrolled students with a 2:1 male to female ratio.
20:1 Student:Faculty Ratio
Alfred State is ranked 22 among top regional colleges and universities in the North and seventh among top public schools in the North. -U.S. News and World Report
Over 70 Majors - 19 Bachelor Degree Programs (BArch, BBA, BS, BTech) 50 Associate Degree Programs (AAS, AOS, AS, AA) 6 Online Degree Programs (BBA, BS, AAS, Cert) 2 Certificate Programs
NCAA Division III - 18 Sports one team: Baseball, M/W Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Lacrosse, M/W Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track & Field, Volleyball, and Wrestling.
20:1 Student:Faculty Ratio
2013 Grads - 99% are employed or are continuing their education. Of those employed, 91% are in their chosen field. 32% chose to further their education.
Study Abroad in Haiti or Italy. 3,550 enrolled students with a 2:1 male to female ratio.
Pioneer Profiles
Patty Padilla

“In my head I always had all these ideas and stories; this major helps me organize my thoughts and share them with the world.”

Patty Padilla

Patty Padilla

Digital Media and Animation, ‘15

Patty Padilla, a Manhattan resident, came to Alfred State undecided until she met a student in the Digital Media and Animation Department.

“In my head I always had all these ideas and stories; this major helps me organize my thoughts and share them with the world.”

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Pioneer Profiles
Travis Harvey

“I heard about how good the major here was, and it was really one of the few schools that offered it with both hands-on training and the green building aspect.”

Travis Harvey

Travis Harvey

Building Construction, ’14, Technology Management, ’16

West Almond native Travis Harvey is passionate about all things green—from renewable energy and resources to green building techniques. “I think it’s the future, it’s where things are going, and it just makes sense.”

Travis was attracted to the building construction major at Alfred State because of the incredible hands-on learning opportunities it offers. “I heard about how good the major here was, and it was really one of the few schools that offered it with both hands-on training and the green building aspect.”

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Pioneer Profiles
Christy Dodd

"I have a really broad idea of my passions, but, for the most part, I want to have a life I’m proud of. I want to be successful in everything I do. So, I equate my passion with achieving my aspirations."

Christy Dodd

Christy Dodd

Forensic Science Technology, ‘16

This forensic science major has big dreams—and she’s making them come true at Alfred State.

Christy Dodd is a force to be reckoned with. She’s been entertainment chair for the Alfred Programing Board, communications chair for Civic Engagement Advocates, a student ambassador, a gold level in the Emerging Pioneer Leadership Program, a member of the honors program, and she’s on the swim team.

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Financing Your Future
Financial Aid & Scholarships - Alfred State students share in more than $42 million in financial aid annually. We also offer $3.3 million in scholarships in a variety of categories, based on merit, which you do not have to repay.
Apply for aid! More than 88% of the student body receives some type of financial assistance.
An Alfred State degree is considered a Best Lifetime ROI in New York. -affordablecollegesonline.org
An Alfred State degree is considered a Best Lifetime ROI in New York. -affordablecollegesonline.org