For students looking to enter any number of in-demand science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) fields, Alfred State College is rated an excellent choice by several online ranking resources.
According to Money Magazine, Alfred State is ranked No. 2 nationwide for schools offering information technology: applications software development, and No. 3 for surveying and geomatics technology. AffordableSchools.net places Alfred State at No. 3 among colleges that offer computer engineering technology, and third for digital media and animation, as well.
Dr. John Williams, dean of Alfred State’s School of Architecture, Management and Engineering Technology, said, “We support students through robust programs leading to in-demand careers. Everyone works hard to provide a quality education and advance the next generation of technical professionals. We appreciate this recognition reflecting the accessibility and quality of Alfred State.”
A number of objective sources allow students to search for schools offering a specific major throughout the US, and rank Alfred State highly in several program categories:
|US Ranking||Alfred State Program||Source||Major Description|
|No. 2||IT: Applications Software Development||Money Magazine||Computer Programming, Specific Applications|
|No. 3||Computer Engineering Technology||AffordableSchools.net||System, Networking and LAN/WAN Management|
|No. 3||Digital Media and Animation||AffordableSchools.net||Animation, Interactive Technology|
|No. 3||Surveying and Geomatics Technology||Money Magazine||Surveying Technology|
Alfred State is also ranked highly among New York colleges offering these selected STEM majors:
|NY Ranking||Alfred State Program||Source||Major Description|
|No. 1||Construction Engineering Technology||US News & World Report||Construction Engineering Technologies|
|No. 1||IT: Web Development||AffordableSchools.net||Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster|
|No. 2||IT: Network Administration||Money Magazine||System, Networking and LAN/WAN Management|
|No. 2||Architectural Technology||Money Magazine||Architectural (Engineering) Technology|
|No. 2||Mechanical Engineering Technology||Money Magazine||Mechanical Engineering Technology|
A full list of recent Alfred State accolades is available at www.AlfredState.edu/rankings.