Questions to Ask When Choosing a College
- What are the admissions requirements for my program of study?
- Are SAT or ACT scores required for admission?
- What if I don't have a good high school average?
- Are letters of recommendation or an essay required for admission?
- When will I know if I've been accepted?
- How many students attend the college?
- What is the student/faculty ratio?
- What is the average class size?
- What kind of academic advisement is available?
- Is credit given for Advanced Placement courses or college courses taken in high school?
- What do I do if I need extra help in a class?
- Can I live on campus? What are the residence halls like?
- Can I choose a specific residence hall? A roommate?
- Will I need a car?
- What meal plans are offered?
- Are there health services on campus?
- What type of social activities are available?
- What intercollegiate/intramural sports programs are offered?
- What is the average cost for one year?
- Is financial aid available? How do I apply?
- Are jobs available on campus?
- What do I do if I want to change majors?
- What is the placement rate for my major?
- If I'm interested in continuing my education once I graduate, can I transfer?
- Are scholarships available?
Alfred State's Answers
If you are thinking of attending Alfred State then many of these questions are answered in our Frequent Questions section.