• In-person instruction, not virtual. 2022 US News #1 SUNY Regional College. Image of sonography student in lab with equipment.
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Parents

Parents

A Caring Community of Support

ASC offers big opportunities for students while still small enough to provide personalized support for student success. Parental and family support is crucial for all Pioneers, so we want to make it easy for the family to be involved. As a Pioneer Parent, you’re a vital member of our campus community.

P*Net
Alfred State Parent News Facebook Page

Parents are encouraged to "like" the P*Net - Alfred State Parent News Facebook page to receive updates from the Office of Student Engagement

Connecting to this page will also allow you to meet other parents of Alfred State students and see questions and comments from them that you may not have thought of yourself.

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What's new for 2022?

  • Alfred State continues to be test optional for the fall 2022 and spring 2023 semesters (admissions and merit-based scholarships)
  • The new multipurpose courts are a great addition for our students offering a location for intramurals, team practices, work outs, or just a space for students to enjoy some downtime.
  • Fall 2021 Semester welcomed our newest dining unit, Amigos!
  • On the Major Videos page see tours of hands-on labs, hear student testimonials, and meet faculty members. Virtually visit campus with our 360° Tour.

Why Choose Alfred State?

Every ASC major includes hands-on learning to gain skills needed to launch a career. An astounding 98 percent of Alfred State Pioneers are employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation to hit the ground running®. . .

Many parents find Alfred State to be “right-sized” because we're small enough to provide personal attention with an 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio and offer big opportunities. US News also recognizes Alfred State as the No. 1 SUNY regional college for 2023.

I'm glad that Andrew chose so well when we visited colleges. His scholarship was just icing on the cake! Alfred State Mom

Cost, Affordability, and Applying

Access to financial aid is an all-important factor in any college search. Our team helps parents understand the financial package that we will offer and we assist in making you aware of the deadlines for FAFSA and other components of the equation.

  • Scholarships: More than $4.2 million
  • Financial Aid: 91% of students share $39.5 million

From our friendly admissions counselors to experts in financial aid, it's our goal to provide clear and concise information online, on the phone, or in person. We hope you will visit campus and see ASC for yourself.

Visit or call us: 800-4-ALFRED (800-425-3733)

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Life at Alfred State College

Pioneers enjoy a wide variety of student support services, hands-on labs, and project-based learning at Alfred State. Beyond the classroom, there are numerous activities so that students enjoy the complete college experience.

With Division III athletics, over 80 clubs, and opportunities to volunteer for civic engagement, life on campus is extremely active. The beautiful area also offers great recreational opportunities, too. See what life is like in the Scenic Southern Tier of NY.

80+ Clubs and Organizations
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