School of Arts and Sciences

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School of
Arts and Sciences


Ranging from sciences to healthcare, agriculture, criminal justice, and the humanities, students choose Alfred State’s School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) to satisfy their curiosity and thirst for learning. Here students build career skills along with a sense of self, ethical awareness, critical reasoning, and analytical thinking.

Students can choose this school to become high-paid, job-secure health professionals with an associate or bachelor’s degree. Arts and Sciences is home to traditional liberal arts studies that are great for transfer and career flexibility. Associate and bachelor’s degrees in individualized and interdisciplinary studies also allow students to shape their own path to a satisfying and successful future.

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Alfred State featured in Higher Education Review magazine

Wed, Jul 17th, 2024

“Alfred State stands as a testament to the enduring value of agricultural education. After scrutinizing the top universities and colleges in USA, Higher Education Review has selected the top performers who have showcased exceptional academic expertise."

Jantha Evangeline, editor of Higher Education Review.

Meet the Students - Rachel Hooper

Fri, Jan 19th, 2024

“Coming to Alfred State I was nervous about making friends, but it was super easy to meet new people and learn about people from across the country.” 

Rachel Hooper

Pioneer PROfiles - DA Burton

Wed, Jun 26th, 2024

“I chose Alfred State based on reputation and some of my family members had attended. I wanted to leave behind the work I was doing that did not require a degree and focus on my writing.”

DA Burton

Pioneer PROfiles - Kaytlin Cottrell

Tue, Jun 18th, 2024

“With interdisciplinary studies I can pick classes of different interests that I have. My main interests are in psychology and sociology. It is like I am making my own career, making my own degree.”

Kaytlin Cottrell

Nicole Davis receives Alfred State Student Advocate Award

Thu, Aug 26th, 2021

Alfred State College has recognized Nicole Davis, assistant professor of mathematics, as a recipient of its Student Advocate Award.

Pioneer PROfiles - Angie Jimenez

Tue, Jul 16th, 2024

“I got this gut feeling that this was going to be a good fit for me. I found a new family, I found my dance team girls, my nursing program and my professors are amazing.”

Angie Jimenez

Bloxsom and Ross receive Student Advocate Award

Tue, May 14th, 2024

Alfred State Associate Professor and Department Chair of the Business Department Mark Bloxsom and Lecturer in the Physical and Life Sciences Department Jennifer Ross were honored with the Student Advocate Award during the 40th annual Honors Convocation.

Kellogg authors new book in Barry Baskerville series

Tue, Apr 2nd, 2024

Dr. Richard Kellogg, professor emeritus of psychology at Alfred State College, has authored his ninth book in a series of mystery stories for children entitled “Barry Baskerville and the Stolen Car.”