Financial Aid
2017-18 Undergraduate Cost of Attendance

Graduate School applicants should go to the Graduate student costs page.

Alfred University is committed to making a family's college investment more affordable through its generous financial aid and close scrutiny of costs.

Tuition & Fee
Full-Time
Part-Time
Room & Meal Plan
Estimated Books, Supplies, & Personal Expenses
Sample Full-Time First Year Student Cost of Attendance
Notes

Tuition & Fee

Full-time tuition & fee
Alfred University is a private institution. However, some of our academic programs receive support from New York State resulting in individual programs with different tuition structures. Stated below is Alfred University's anticipated tuition structure by individual programs, and where applicable, by NY State residency status, for the 2017-18 academic year.

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of Professional Studies, and School of Business
  Per Semester Per Academic Year
First Year Student $15,637 $31,274
Transfer Student $15,637

$31,274

Mechanical, Renewable Energy, and Undecided Engineering
First Year Student $12,660 $25,320
Transfer Student $12,660

$25,320

School of Art & Design, Biomaterials Engineering, Ceramic Engineering, Glass Engineering Science, and Materials Science and Engineering (First Year & Transfer)
NY State Resident $9,206 $18,412
Non-NY State Resident $12,660

$25,320

Full-time Student Service Fee  
First Year/Transfer $495 $990

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Part-time tuition & fee
Part-time tuition rates (<12 credits per semester) for 2017-18 are charged per credit hour and there is a part-time student service fee for 2017-18.

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Room & Meal Plan
On-Campus Housing (double room) $6,216 per year

Most first year students live on campus in a traditional style residence hall double room. A limited number of single rooms are available.

On-campus first year and transfer students may choose from several different meal plan options ranging in cost from $5,866 to $6,238 per year. The "Gold" meal plan ($6,056) is used in financial aid budgets. If eligible, upperclassman students may elect to accommodate off campus living arrangements.

Off-Campus Living Average Cost $12,272 per year

Students living off-campus (not with parents) are provided the above estimated average cost for room and meal expense planning and it is used in financial aid budgets.

Off-campus students may elect to purchase a meal plan.

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Estimated Books, Supplies, & Personal Expenses
Books & Supplies $1,300
Personal $2,000

Actual expenses for books, supplies, and personal needs may vary widely among students. These expenses will be dependent on life style, personal choice, major, travel distance to school and other factors.

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Sample 2017-18 Full-time First Year Student Cost of Attendance (on campus)

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of Professional Studies, and School of Business

Mechanical, Renewable Energy, and Undecided Engineering
Tuition $31,274 $25,320
Fee 990 990
Room & Meal Plan 12,272 12,272
Books & Supplies 1,300 1,300
Personal 2,000 2,000
Total $47,836 $41,882
School of Art & Design, Biomaterials Engineering, Ceramic Engineering, Glass Engineering Science, and Materials Science and Engineering
NY State Resident Non-NY State Resident
Tuition $18,412 $25,320
Fee 990 990
Room & Meal Plan 12,272 12,272
Books & Supplies * 1,300 1,300
Personal 2,000 2,000
Total $34,974 $41,882

*Art and Design students are charged an additional mandatory $20 annual wood shop fee and should plan on a higher amount for books and supplies.

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Notes:
Tuition, fees, room and meal plan charges are determined by the Alfred University Board of Trustees.

 

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