About Us

Lighting the way for students since 1836

We've always been a place for makers, especially those who make the future. Our commitment to independent thinking, creativity, academic rigor and community have made us a unique kind of leader since 1836.


The Village of Alfred is a perfect example of a quaint, historic college town, nestled between the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains and the Finger Lakes.

Community/Visitor Opportunities

lobby of the Saxon inn

Saxon Inn

Alfred University's on-campus, 25 room hotel is available to all visitors. Future students, candidates, alumni, department guests,...

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Arts At Alfred

We are rich in culture, diversity and creativity. It's not surprising that the arts are a large part of Alfred University. Our calendar...

Explore the Arts