Autobody Repair

  • two male students standing on each side of a car
  • three students and a car
  • two male students working on a car
  • student standing next to a car with a dent in front of it
  • Automotive Department staff members outside

ASC ranked No. 1 in NY and No. 4 in the US for Autobody Repair

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"Alfred State has given me all the tools to be successful and has given me more than once in a lifetime opportunities that will help me build my career and memories that I will cherish for years to come." -Nick Reale, '16

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Automotive Trades 

“Collision repair on modern vehicles is far more complex and technical than it was 10 years ago. The training provided at Alfred State prepares entry level technicians for the challenges they'll face with the new materials and systems used on modern vehicles.” -Curt VanPelt, VanPelt Collision

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(2022 Occupational Outlook Handbook)
Professional Outlook

Available positions with skills ranging from automotive body and glass repair, restore, refinish, and replace vehicle bodies and frames, windshields, and window glass. Median annual salary estimated at $47,270. 

Program Advantages

Autobody Repair Student Interview

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Students who successfully complete the autobody repair curriculum will be proficient in the repair procedures that can lead to a wide variety of jobs related to the automotive collision and restoration businesses.

Hands-on experience with spot repair, collision repair, estimating, specialized painting, rust repair, and frame straightening.