International student brochure
Information for international students interested in studying at Alfred State.
State University of New York College of Technology Alfred State Project:YOU Alfred, New York, USA International Students Join the 99% Darima Tsoktoeva Buryatia, Russia Technology Management, ’14 I feel very encouraged here. I received an award for being an outstanding student and at the top of my major. It feels great that all the hard work I do is noticed. “ ” How to Apply 1. Submit completed international student application form. 2. Submit evidence of financial support: - International Student Financial Statement. - Official bank statements. Bachelor Degree Programs Architectural Technology Architecture Business Administration Computer Engineering Technology Construction Management Engineering Technology Digital Media and Animation Electrical Engineering Technology Financial Planning Forensic Science Technology Human Services Management Information Security and Assurance Information Technology: Applications Software Development Information Technology: Network Administration Information Technology: Web Development Mechanical Engineering Technology Nursing Sport Management Surveying & Geomatics Engineering Technology Technology Management 3. Submit the non-refundable international application fee of $50 (U.S. 4. Submit official academic records and English translations, including: - Official transcripts. - Matriculation certificates. - Mark sheets and/or diplomas. dollars) payable by check, money order, or wire transfer to SUNY ASC. 5. Submit English Language Proficiency: Students whose native language is not English must submit evidence of English language proficiency by taking the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). An official score report must be forwarded to the Alfred State Admissions Office. (Alfred State’s institution code is 2522.) A score of 61 is required on the Internet-based exam, and 500 on paper exam. IELTS exam may also be used to show English proficiency. All forms can be printed from Alfred State’s website: www.alfredstate.edu/admissions/international-studentapplication-process. Recommended filing dates are May 15 for fall and October 15 for spring admission. Alfred State is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. In addition, individual majors have additional professional accreditation or certification wherever appropriate. For more information on these and our 50 associate degree programs visit www.alfredstate.edu/academics/programs. College Costs* Academic Costs (per year) Tuition: Associate $ 9,740 Baccalaureate $15,820 Student Comprehensive Fee $ 1,476 Housing** $ 7,080 Meals* $ 4,830 Health Insurance $ 1,263.24 There will be non-billed costs for books, supplies, transportation, and personal expenses that vary by student. TOTAL: Associate Baccalaureate *Based on 18-meal Plan $24,389.24 $30,469.24 **Based on double occupancy Costs are subject to change, for updates go to www.alfredstate.edu/international-costs Scholarships Two academic scholarships are available for international students who apply to begin their studies in the fall semester. They are: International Excellence Scholarship Awards up to $7,000 to international students who meet two of the following four criteria: 213 TOEFL exam score (79-80 on Internetbased exam, 550 on paper exam), 3.25 college GPA (90 overall high school average may be substituted), 1200 (critical reading and math) combined SAT, and/or are a member of Phi Theta Kappa in good standing. International Merit Scholarship Heejo Baik Nursing BS, ’14 Seoul, South Korea I received and my interest in the nursing program. I was impressed by the nursing building with all the new tech labs. I also like the way the school encourages everyone to be involved; there are no barriers on me simply because I’m an international student.” Awards up to $3,000 to international students who meet two of the following four criteria: 195 TOEFL exam score (71 on Internetbased exam, 525 on paper exam), 3.0 college GPA (an 88 overall high school average may be substituted), 1100 (critical reading and math) combined SAT, and/or are a member of Phi Theta Kappa in good standing. These scholarships are awarded at the time of acceptance to students who qualify. Students who have completed course work following high school graduation must meet the college grade point average (GPA) requirement in order to be considered for a scholarship. International students entering Alfred State through agents or special articulation agreements may not be eligible for these scholarships. “I chose Alfred State because of the scholarship Please note that scholarship information is subject to change and that Alfred State does not offer other types of financial aid to international students. Points of pride Alfred State is ranked 17 of the Top 50 baccalaureate colleges in the North in the 2014 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report. 99% employment and transfer rate, with 91% working in their chosen field. 20:1 Student/Faculty ratio with 100% of classes taught by professors. Alfred State’s Engineering Technology program is one of the ten largest in the U.S. Alfred State’s construction management program named to the top ten in the U.S. in Michael Nelson’s inaugural rankings. Facts & Figures Founded: 1908; over 100 years of educating students Enrollment: 3,500 Calendar: Semester Degrees Awarded: BS, BTech, BArch, BBA, BS-N, AA, AS, AAS, AOS Distance from major cities: Buffalo, New York USA 2 hours driving time 90 miles /145 kilometers New York City, New York USA 6 hours driving time 320 miles /515 kilometers Toronto, Canada 4 hours driving time 170 miles /275 kilometers Nearest Major Airport: Rochester, New York 90 minutes from campus Campus Life 13 residence halls on campus A professional staff member lives in each residence hall. International students can stay on campus year round for additional costs. Over 100 clubs and organizations as well as a fitness center On-campus health center 24-hour campus safety officers (University Police) Access our full Annual Security Report at www. alfredstate.edu/student-services/ annual-security-report. 2 campus libraries Tutoring and counseling services have made so many friends here—both from my native country and from many other countries.” “Alfred State is comfortable and welcoming. I Kenji Musumi Kanagawa, Japan Liberal Arts & Sciences: Social Science, ’15 Athletics Mahdi Faraj Almuhamidh Saudi Arabia “Alfred State has strong academics Electrical Engineering Technology, ’17 and great opportunities for recreation, both on and off campus.” Baseball M/W Basketball M/W Cross Country Football Lacrosse M/W Soccer Softball Swimming Track & Field Volleyball Wrestling Alfred State does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or age in its programs and activities. 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