Alfred University

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Alfred University can be found in Alfred, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately 2,600 students are enrolled at Alfred University.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT scores at Alfred University. A score between 940 - 1180 on the SAT exam, or 19 - 26 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Alfred University average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.38 for accepted students. About 60 percent of all students which applied were accepted at Alfred University, and from those that were granted acceptance about 16 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Alfred University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Alfred University was reported as 62.5% in Fall 2020 with over 4,490 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 26
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Alfred University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Alfred University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Alfred University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 62.8%
  • 2017-2018: 62.7%
  • 2018-2019: 62.7%
  • 2019-2020: 62.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 58.2%

How Does Alfred University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Alfred University is ten percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
SUNY College of Technology at Alfred66.7%
Houghton College80.7%
St. Bonaventure University75.0%
Keuka College72.0%
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania96.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Alfred University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 590
Math470 - 590
Total Score940 - 1180
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 24
Math18 - 26
Composite Score19 - 26
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