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 47 majors, over 65 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!


Student:Faculty Ratio

Small classes lead to invigorating discussions. With personal attention from faculty who love to teach, you will succeed.

Your Academic Journey Starts Here

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Deposit & Next Steps

Congratulations on your acceptance to Alfred University! Secure your spot in our incoming class today & see what other steps you need to take as an accepted student.

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You've decided AU is for you...now apply for admission. You can apply with our university application or through the Common Application.

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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.

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Learn More & Next Steps...


Transferring to Alfred University? Take a look at all we have to offer, and start the transfer process today.

International Undergraduate Student Application Process

Coming to AU as an international student? Learn more about your opportunities!

Affording Alfred

We make a quality education at Alfred University affordable through grants, scholarships, internships and more.

Tuition Cost & Fees

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!

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Visit Us

Discover for yourself why Alfred University is Outside of Ordinary!

Opportunity Programs

The Arthur O. Eve (A.O.E.) Opportunity Programs (HEOP/EOP)

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School Counselors

Keep up-to-date on all Alfred University has to offer your students.

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Social Media Directory

Stay in the know. Follow AU academics, organizations and Saxon athletics today!

Admissions Events

Application Deadlines

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.

First Year

Fall Regular Decision

Rolling Admission

Fall Early Decision

December 1

Spring Regular Decision

December 1


Fall Semester

July 1

Spring Semester

December 1


Fall Semester

PsyD & MFA
January 15

All other programs
February 1 (preferred)
August 1 (final)

Spring Semester

MBA & Engineering Only
October 1 (preferred)
December 1 (final)


Fall Semester

June 15

Spring Semester

November 15

We'll Help You Find the Answers

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Kristen Vargason

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