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  • Free tuition +, 1) tuition-free ASC 2) plus scholarships 3) financial aid plan image of blue ox with hoof, * free tuition for 77% of ASC New York State students
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  • ASC Freeway scholarships. Tuition is only $7,070 for all new residential students from any state. #1 public regional college in New York - US News
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An Alfred State degree gets results!

With hands-on learning, Alfred State College can launch your career. We are the #1 SUNY regional college in US News rankings. Located in scenic Western New York outside Buffalo, ASC attracts students from across the state, New York City, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the world.  –– Choose your career path with a bachelor, associate, or online degree to Hit the ground running®

Points of pride

Regional College

Year after year, US News,
our students, alumni, and peers recognize ASC as the best.


and Continuing
Education Rate

Learn new skills to launch your career with hundreds of labs and hands-on opportunities.


College or University
in New York

Affordable Colleges ranks ASC #1 in New York State for low-income & first-generation families.


College Town

No other US college town has a larger share of students. Alfred is scenic, caring, and number one.

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In the news

BBQ drive-thru dinner to be held on Wellsville campus

The Alfred State College (ASC) Culinary Arts department will be hosting a barbecue drive-thru dinner on Thursday, April 6 on the Wellsville campus. Proceeds of the $15 (Cash Only) dinner will benefit the Culinary Arts Scholarship funds.

What is Title IX? Matt Ryan has the answer

“I love to work with groups on campus. We are happy to work with any group that wants to really engage with how we make the community safer and better for everybody.” Matt Ryan: Title IX Coordinator and Chief Diversity Officer

Conor Compton earns All-American honor

Alfred State first year student-athlete Conor Compton (Rexford, NY/Niskayuna) dove to All-American honors at the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving National Championships. Compton finished 7th on the 3m board.

Conor Compton excited to compete at National Championships

Diver Conor Compton (Rexford, NY/Niskayuna) made Alfred State history when he qualified for the 2023 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving National Championships. Compton is the first Pioneer diver to compete at Nationals.

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