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ASC is the No. 1 SUNY and No. 9 for All Northern Regional Colleges

Big Blue and masked students giving a thumbs upAlfred State College (ASC) continues to be a top choice for prospective students, including a No. 1 ranking among SUNY regional colleges.

Alfred State College (ASC) continues to be a top choice for prospective students, including a No. 1 ranking among SUNY regional colleges.

The 2021 US News & World Report Best Colleges list of northern regional colleges also shows ASC tied for No. 6 in the Top Public Schools. When compared to all public and private colleges in the 11-state northern region, Alfred State is tied for No. 9, up one spot from last year.

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ASC ranked top five in US for students seeking several in-demand majors

student building a fire place, toolsWith an emphasis on hands-on, real-world learning, Alfred State College students in the School of Applied Technology are well prepared for the jobs they want after only two years of study.

With an emphasis on hands-on, real-world learning, Alfred State College students in the School of Applied Technology are well prepared for the jobs they want after only two years of study. In fact, 99 percent either have a job immediately after graduation or continue studies for another degree.

As a further testament to the quality of education students receive at the Wellsville campus, US News & World Report and Niche.com have listed Alfred State among the top five colleges in the country for schools offering several majors.

Alfred State College students take silver and bronze in SkillsUSA Nationals

Anthony Black, left, and Mitchell DavisAlfred State College students once again held their own as they went head-to-head against competitors from around the country in the annual National SkillsUSA Championship in Louisville, KY, coming away with two medals and four top-10 finishes.

Alfred State College students once again held their own as they went head-to-head against competitors from around the country in the annual National SkillsUSA Championship in Louisville, KY, coming away with two medals and four top-10 finishes.

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College Consensus ranks Alfred State No. 5 in the North

College Consensus confirms that ASC is highly valued by existing students. When it comes to the Student Consensus rating, Alfred State’s score of 75 ranks ASC best in New York among all public colleges and universities of any size.

College Consensus, a unique new college ratings website, recently ranked Alfred State College (ASC) No. 5 in its list of the Best Regional Colleges in the North for 2018, and as the top regional college among all State University of New York (SUNY) schools.

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ASC’s Van Valen wins national championship, Mattison finishes 5th

Teammate Ryan Mattison, left, and George (Ian) Van Valen, right Van Valen capped an amazing career at ASC by becoming the 184-pound national title winner at the 2018 NCWA Championships in Allen, TX, on March 10. Teammate Ryan Mattison, a construction management major from Brockport, earned an impressive fifth-place finish nationally in the heavyweight bracket.

Alfred State College (ASC) is now home to a new national champion after another powerful performance by wrestler George (Ian) Van Valen, a construction management major from Ithaca.

Teammate Ryan Mattison, left, and George (Ian) Van Valen, right

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National award for Journey to Wellness

Two students relaxing in massage chairs Efforts to help college students cope with stress, have a better focus in class, and be more productive, have earned Alfred State a bronze award in a national competition.

Efforts to help college students cope with stress, have a better focus in class, and be more productive, have earned Alfred State a bronze award in a national competition. NASPA, an association of student affairs administrators in higher education, gave the college this national honor in the category of student health, wellness, and counseling.

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Online programs ranked among New York’s finest by BestColleges.com

BestColleges.com logoAlfred State came in third in the statewide rankings, which were created using a methodology that weighs affordability, enrollment, graduation rates, student outcomes, and other data curated from the National Center of Education Statistics (NCES).

BestColleges.com logoBestColleges.com, a nationally recognized source of college planning information, has named Alfred State to its list of Best Online Colleges in New York.

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BUV team ties for first in annual competition

Basic Utility Vehicle Team in front of their vehicle, holding trophiesFor the third time, the Alfred State Basic Utility Vehicle (BUV) Team came out on top in a national competition. 

For the third time, the Alfred State Basic Utility Vehicle (BUV) Team came out on top in a national competition.

The team tied with Purdue University for first place in this year’s intercollegiate BUV Design Competition, sponsored by the Institute for Affordable Transportation and held April 23 in Batavia, OH. In addition to its three first-place finishes, Alfred State’s BUV team has also come in second four times since first entering the competition in 2006.

College website receives ‘A-minus’ rating

www.alfredstate.edu home pageThe National Research Center for College and University Admissions’ (NRCCUA) 2015 Enrollment Power Index Report has awarded Alfred State an “A-minus” overall grade on its newly implemented responsive design website, www.alfredstate.edu, which launched in November 2014.

www.alfredstate.edu home pageThe National Research Center for College and University Admissions’ (NRCCUA) 2015 Enrollment Power Index Report has awarded Alfred State an “A-minus” overall grade on its newly implemented responsive design website, www.alfredstate.edu, which launched in November 2014.

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Alfred State named a Lead Advisory Institution by NASPA

Greg Sammons, Alfred State vice president for Student Affairs, said the invitation to become a Lead Advisory Institution emphasizes Alfred State’s growing reputation as a leader in civic engagement best practices within higher education.

NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, the leading voice for the student affairs profession, has named Alfred State as a Lead Advisory Institution in its national initiative on civic learning and democratic engagement.

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