Strategic Partnerships

Alfred University has forged strategic partnerships with some of the nation's most respected professional and graduate programs to offer you additional opportunities to achieve your goals.

Our partnership agreements allow you to pursue an accelerated course of study to complete educational requirements in a shorter prescribed timeframe, entering the workforce ahead of the traditional schedule. Partnering institutions include:

Lake Erie College of Medicine
University at Buffalo School of Law
Syracuse University College of Law
Syracuse University Newhouse School of Public Communications
Villanova University M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing


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Medical School Affiliation

Are you interested in med school? Being a dentist or pharmacist? Alfred University has an affiliation agreement with Lake Erie College of Medicine (LECOM) which allows Alfred University students to apply to LECOM's Early Acceptance Program (EAP in three graduate tracks: osteopathic medicine, dentistry and pharmacy.


3+3 Accelerated BA-JD Program

In partnerships with University at Buffalo School of Law and Syracuse University College of Law, qualified undergraduate students at Alfred University now have the opportunity to earn both their undergraduate and law degrees in just six years of full-time study, saving them one full year of time and tuition.

University of Buffalo School of LawSyracuse University College of Law


Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's Collaborations

SI Newhouse School WordmarkWe partner with the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.


Second Degree Accelerated BSN Affiliation

Villanova Nursing LogoVillanova University M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing has an affiliation agreement with Alfred University through which students may be accepted into a 14-month second degree track that incorporates all the standard components of the nursing program in a concentrated timeframe (BSNExpress).


Participating in one of our strategic partnership programs may allow you to:

  • Accelerate your program completion
  • Enjoy tuition incentives
  • Study at internationally renown graduate schools

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