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Another No. 1 ranking for Alfred State

Printer-friendly version Posted Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 11:45

For the 11th straight year, Alfred State is highly ranked on the latest US News & World Report Best Colleges list.

Alfred State is No. 1 among all SUNY schools in the Northern Regional Colleges category. For schools with out-of-state tuition and fees below $12,000, once again Alfred State earned a No. 1 ranking in the north.

When looking at all public colleges in the 11-state northern region, the report ranked Alfred State an impressive No. 6 overall, No. 3 on the Best Value list for public colleges, and No. 3 on the Best Colleges for Veterans list of northern public schools.

students working on motorcycles in the lab
Alfred State continues to add new in-demand majors like the new motorcycle and power sports
technology program. The college again ranks high on the 2018 US News & World Report Best
Colleges list.

“We recognize that many students compare a long list of colleges and the 2018 US News & World Report Best Colleges rankings are instrumental to both students and parents researching their options,” said Alfred State President Dr. Skip Sullivan. “We’re very grateful that this prestigious list recognizes our faculty excellence, hands-on career preparation, and the superior student experience found at Alfred State. We’ve placed highly in a number of national rankings lately and it’s a tremendous honor.”

Recently Money Magazine’s Best Colleges for Your Money recognized Alfred State as top ranked in the nation compared to all schools listed with web development programs. Students searching for colleges with cyber security, applications software development, and network administration will see Alfred State ranked No. 2. In all, ASC is in the top ten list by Money when searching for eight different majors. TheBestColleges.org ranks the college No. 3 in the country for schools with veterinary technology. Praise from student reviews also gained high marks for Alfred State from Princeton Review and Niche.com.

“Each of SUNY’s 64 colleges and universities help our students find their purpose and their passion. Whether it’s in research, education, outreach, or engagement, our colleges and universities strive to achieve excellence in everything they do,” said SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson. “We are thrilled that so many of our SUNY campuses have again received favorable rankings by US News & World Report. While we appreciate that rankings are one indication of quality, it does help demonstrate that SUNY is one of the best national education systems. Congratulations to each of the SUNY campuses recognized by the 2018 US News and World Report rankings.”