We’re a place that values authenticity, where lasting friendships are born and where all different kinds of students share a spirit of kinship. We incubate ingenuity, creativity and potential in talented, curious and diverse students; sending graduates into the world who are prepared to put their talents to work. For nearly 200 years, our valley campus has been changing lives by encouraging students to step inside their uncomfort zone. Mix and match courses in the sciences and engineering, in the arts, in psychology, performing arts and business to tailor your education to your aspirations and develop the skills you need to succeed. Here, innovation and technology meet wilderness trails and Baja buggy challenges. See for yourself the magic in our valley. Alfred University. Outside of Ordinary.
Our students are creative, talented, quirky, authentic and involved. You will be a part of a "maker-culture" - a university alive with ideas that become inventions, award-winning art and performances, scientific breakthroughs and humanitarian initiatives.
We've got 40 majors, over 50 minors and plenty of support and guidance for those who are undecided.
Clubs & Organizations
Whether you're into comics or cheerleading, you'll find plenty of opportunities to find your people. Don't see what you are interested in? Start your own club!
Small classes lead to invigorating discussions. With personal attention from faculty who love to teach, you will succeed.
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We give students an uncommon set of top-ranked programs. Here you can mix & match courses in engineering, the arts, psychology, the sciences and business paired with an active, varied campus life making an unforgettable experience. Want to transfer or apply as an international student? We make it easy.Apply Now as an Undergraduate Request More Info on Admissions
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We make a quality education at Alfred University affordable through grants, scholarships, internships and more.
Gain a clear understanding of the costs to attend AU and the many options available to reduce that cost. It's more affordable than you might think!
Take note of our application deadlines and make sure you have plenty of time to submit your entire application. We look forward to getting to know you and what makes you stand out from the crowd.
Fall Regular Decision
Fall Early Decision
Spring Regular Decision
PsyD & MFA
All other programs
February 1 (preferred)
August 1 (final)
MBA & Engineering Only
October 1 (preferred)
December 1 (final)