Rankings and Awards

Rankings and Awards

Each year Alfred State is grateful to be recognized for the college's excellence and achievements, including top national rankings. These honors are updated each September. Is Alfred State College a good school? Yes and we can prove it.

We are proud and honored by many prestigious and reputable organizations. With accolades from US News & World Report to high student rankings on Niche and others, listed below are some of the ways in which the college has earned rankings as the best.


US News & World Report: Best Colleges

The prestigious US News list compares Alfred State to all Northern Regional Colleges in an 11-state territory of the northeastern US. The honors listed below include links to all web rankings that are publicly available without a subscription to the ranking organization's website. Updated Sept. 2021.


Top College Rankings with Selected Majors

When students consult objective sources for college rankings, ASC is among the Top 10 schools in the US for 14 different majors. Updated September 2021:

Top 10 US Rankings:

There are a number of databases available where students can filter all US colleges and universities to list only those offering a selected program. A detailed alphabetized list of the Top College Rankings with Selected Majors includes links to each of the sources for the US and NY college rankings.


Most Affordable & Best Rankings


Student Experience Honors


College Faculty & Staff Excellence