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Application and processing fee

A $60 (US) fee is charged for each application. Applications will not be processed without this fee. If you would prefer not to submit payment online, you may send a check or money order, made payable to Alfred University, or call the Admissions Office during business hours to pay with a debit or credit card (800-541-9229). Current Alfred University students: please contact Graduate Admissions before paying the application fee.

Enrollment deposit

A $200 (US) deposit is required from all accepted students. Deposit deadlines vary by program and may be obtained by contacting the Office of Graduate Admissions by phone, 607-871-2115/800-541-9229 or email

International student forms

In addition to the deposit, international students must submit additional documents.

Business Administration (MBA) - reviewed on a rolling basis

For priority consideration - May 1 (Fall), November 1 (Spring)

  • International Students - February 1 (Fall), October 1 (Spring)

Counseling (MSEd/CAS) - reviewed on a rolling basis: Fall application only

  • For priority consideration - February 1; applications must be completed by August 1
  • International Students - February 1

College Student Development (MSEd) - reviewed on a rolling basis: Fall application only

  • For priority consideration - February 1; applications must be completed by August 1
  • International Students - February 1

Engineering (MS and PhD) - reviewed on a rolling basis

  • For priority consideration - May 1 (Fall), November 1 (Spring)
  • International Students - February 1 (Fall), October 1 (Spring)

Fine Arts (MFA) - Fall application only

  • January 15

School Psychology (PsyD) - Fall application only

  • January 15

School Psychology (MA/CAS) - Fall application only

  • February 1st – priority deadline
  • Applications are considered after February 1st on a case-by-case basis until the class is filled

Counseling (MSEd) - reviewed on a rolling basis

  • August 12 - Fall 2016 application deadline
  • August 26 - Fall 2016 deposit deadline

Mental Health Counseling (CAS) - reviewed on a rolling basis

  • August 12 - Fall 2016 application deadline
  • August 26 - Fall 2016 deposit deadline

Gerontology - Clinical Services (CAS) - reviewed on a rolling basis

  • August 12 - Fall 2016 application deadline
  • August 26 - Fall 2016 deposit deadline

Gerontology - Administration & Management (CAS) - reviewed on a rolling basis

  • August 12 - Fall 2016 application deadline
  • August 26 - Fall 2016 deposit deadline

Public Administration (MPA) - reviewed on a rolling basis

  • August 12 - Fall 2016 application deadline
  • August 26 - Fall 2016 deposit deadline

Literacy (MSEd) - reviewed on a rolling basis

  • June 23 - Final Summer 2016 deadline

Fall semester

  • Priority deadline - May 1
  • Regular deadline - August 1

Spring semester

  • Priority deadline - December 1
  • Regular deadline - December 15