About New York State College of Ceramics @ Alfred University

Institution: New York State College of Ceramics @ Alfred University
  Alfred, NY

Founded: 1836, one of the first coeducational institutions in the U.S.

Type of institution: Private, non-sectarian, with state-sponsored programs in engineering and art and design.

Location: Alfred, New York, a village in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains about an hour west of Corning, an hour and a half south of Rochester and two hours from Buffalo.

Students: About 1,700 undergraduates and nearly 140 graduate students from 39 states and 16 countries attend full-time on the Alfred campus. Approximately 30 graduate students are enrolled in our external program in the NYC area. We have approximately 80 additional part-time graduate students on the Alfred, NY campus, and 325 part-time graduate students enrolled in our NYC area external program. First Year Class Profile

Campus: 232 acre campus with more than 50 academic and residential buildings. Residential, student-centered, vibrant living/learning community. Plus another 400 acres of nearby recreational land.

Admissions: Admission is selective. In general, admitted undergraduate students have an A, B+ or B high school average and the middle 50% have SAT scores between 960 and 11400. Admitted graduate students should have a 3.0 GPA or better. How do I apply?

Financial Aid: More than 99% of the entering first year class receives some type of financial assistance: university, federal, state and private. Learn more about financial aid.

Graduates: Surveys of AU graduates consistently reveal that one year after graduation our students have at 98% career outcomes rate. Read about the success of our graduates.