SUNY College of Technology
Campuses Alfred State includes two campusesone located in the village of Alfred, and the second located approximately 15 miles from Alfred in the village of Wellsville. The 260-acre Alfred campus includes students studying in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences as well as the School of Architecture, Management and Engineering Technology. The campus is centered on an “academic core:” those buildings which house classrooms, labs, faculty offices, and student services. Surrounding the academic structures are 13 residence halls, including a townhouse style residence and an activities center.
Housing Approximately 66 percent of students live on campus in one of 13 residence halls. Lifestyle options include corridorstyle living, suite-style living, townhouse, substance free, quiet study, petfriendly, living and learning community, designated single rooms, 21 and over, and 24 and over. Students attending the School of Applied Technology campus in Wellsville live in one of the residence halls located in Alfred.
Special Academic Programs Honors program, experiential education, cross registration with neighboring Alfred University, Alfred State Opportunity Program, Educational Opportunity Program. Honors Program Students are chosen for the Honors Program based on their academic record. Honors Program participants complete a series of courses and seminars as well as an honors project and 10 hours of community service. Honors Program is noted on the students’ college transcripts.
Faculty 223 faculty, with a student:faculty ratio of 20:1; courses are taught by faculty, not graduate assistants.
Geographic Distribution Total Enrollment 3,528
St. Lawrence 6
Total College Enrollment by County Fall 2012
The School of Applied Technology consists of more than 20 buildings on a 21-acre campus in Wellsville. Emphasizing the development of skills pertinent to a specific field, the School of Applied Technology offers the associate degree in occupational studies (AOS). Students live on the Alfred campus and free transportation is provided to Wellsville each day. In addition to the two campuses, the College also includes an 800-acre farm laboratory and Center for Organic and Sustainable Agriculture, a motorsports facility, and a Veterinary Technology Education Center.
Programs Over 70 majors are available in the areas of agriculture, architecture, business, engineering technology, health related, liberal arts & sciences, and applied technology. Degrees awarded include the BArch, BS, BBA, BTech, AS, AA, AAS, and AOS. Three certificate programs are also available.
Accreditation/Certification Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Division of Higher Education of the NYS Department of Education, Technology Accreditation Commission (TAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), National Court Reporters Association (NCRA), National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission (NLNAC), Commission on the Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP), American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA), ASE Master Certified by the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), Association of Diesel Specialists (ADS) TechSmart, American Design Drafting Association (ADDA), American Welding Society (AWS).
Orleans 28 Genesee 73
Ontario 68 Yates 22
Schuyler 16 Chautauqua 88
Cayuga 24 Tompkins 33
Schenectady 11 Albany 17
Ulster 20 Orange 48
Rockland 19 New York (county) 51
Total College Enrollment by State Fall 2012 Arizona – 1 California – 5 Connecticut – 8 District of Columbia – 1 Florida – 8 Georgia – 8 Idaho – 1
Illinois – 6 Indiana – 2 Maine – 2 Maryland – 6 Massachusetts – 2 Michigan – 5 Missouri – 1
Character Alfred State is a public, coeducational, two- and four-year, nonsectarian college of approximately 3,528 undergraduates. The College was founded in 1908 and joined the newly organized State University of New York (SUNY) system in 1948.
Alfred State ranks 23rd among top regional colleges in the North according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 Best Colleges report. This ranking marks the sixth consecutive year that Alfred State has been named to the prestigious list of top colleges and universities.
Location Located in the scenic Southern Tier of New York State between the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains and the Finger Lakes region, the College is 70 miles south of Rochester.
Nevada – 1 New Hampshire – 1 New Jersey – 10 North Carolina – 2 Ohio – 10 Oklahoma – 1 Pennsylvania – 80
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South Dakota – 2 Texas – 6 Vermont – 4 Virgin Islands – 1 Virginia – 2 Wisconsin – 2 Foreign Countries – 50
2012 Freshman Class Profile
Number of Applications Received Number of Applications Accepted Number of Freshman Students Enrolled Number of Freshman Men Number of Freshman Women
5,601 2,874 / 51.3% 1,296 / 45.1% 846 / 65.3% 450 / 34.7%
Mean high school average of all enrolling freshmen 84.29 Mean combined SAT score of all enrolling freshmen 963 Mean ACT composite score of all enrolling freshmen 20.77 Mean high school average of enrolling baccalaureate degree freshmen 88.84 Mean combined SAT score of enrolling baccalaureate degree freshmen 1081 Mean ACT composite score of enrolling baccalaureate degree freshmen 23.89 Cultural Demographics Caucasian 72.6% African-American 11.1% Asian 1.3% Hispanic 5.8% Native American 0.3% Multicultural 2.0% Unreported 6.9%
Activities Over 90 clubs and organizations including Alfred Programming Board, Drama Club, Equestrian Club, International Club, Karate Club, Outdoor Recreation Club, Pioneer Woodsmen Club, Student Senate, Tor Echo (student newspaper), WETD 90.7 FM Radio, and academic clubs. Sports NCAA Division III exploratory status for 2012-13. Men’s sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, football, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, track & field, and wrestling. Women’s sports include basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, swimming, track & field, and volleyball. Very active intramural sports program.
Admissions Information Application Information Application Types SUNY Yes* SUNY Supplemental Application Yes The Common Application No Deadlines Regular Decision Not Applicable Early Decision Not Applicable Early Action (Not-Restrictive) Not Applicable Early Action (Restrictive) Not Applicable Rolling Admission Yes What’s Considered? Letters of Recommendation Yes If yes . . . Read for All Applicants (Required Only Upon Request) Yes ACT Yes SAT I Yes With Writing? No Is Writing Evaluated? No
(Note: ACT and/or SAT I required for baccalaureate level programs, for some scholarship considerations, and for those students interested in intercollegiate athletics; recommended for associate level and certificate programs; highest critical reading and math scores will be used if multiple scores provided).
Interviews Available Yes Evaluative Yes Essay Yes Read for All Applicants Special Talent Admissions (Athletic) Yes Phone Calls from School Counselors Encouraged for Special Cases Yes *It is recommended that students submit their high school transcript information by using the SUNY Online Academic Record (SOAR).
Costs for 2012-13
Tuition $5,570 (NYS residents) $9,740 (Out-of-state, associate degree) $14,820 (Out-of-state, baccalaureate degree) Required Fees $1,304 Room & Board $11,160 Total $18,034 (NYS residents) $22,204 (Out-of-state, associate degree) $27,284 (Out-of-state, baccalaureate degree) Scholarships Over $2.4 million in scholarship monies offered to students fall 2012. Scholarships include Excellence in Education Scholarship, Presidential Scholarship, All-American Scholarship, Academic Distinction Scholarship, Alumni Scholarship, Vocational Excellence Scholarship, Out-of-State Scholarship, and many more. Refer to website, College Catalog, or Financial Aid and Scholarship brochure for additional scholarship information. Financial Aid State and federal programs available with approximately $39 million awarded to students for 2012-13. Students apply for financial aid using the FAFSA with a recommended filing date of Jan. 15.
Campus Visits Prospective students are strongly encouraged to visit campus. Admissions interviews, guided campus tours, academic department tours (while classes are in session), and financial aid appointments are available Monday through Friday by appointment. Visits with an athletic coach and The Learning Center can also be arranged. Open House programs are also available during 2012-13 on the following days: Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 Saturday, March 9, 2013 Sunday, April 14, 2013 No appointment is necessary for the open house programs. Registration is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on each of these days on the Alfred campus. Please note that we are also open for tours on many school holidays.
SUNY College of Technology Alfred State Office of Admissions 10 Upper College Drive Alfred, NY 14802
1-800-4-ALFRED or (607) 587-4215 Fax: (607) 587-4299 email@example.com