Tuition Cost & Fees

Our knockout blend of a rigorous education and generous financial aid makes us a US News & World Report "Best Value" school - and we're ready to be your best value, too.

Undergraduate - NY Resident 2021-22

Our average aid award significantly reduces the cost of attendance. New York state residents are eligible for a discount on select programs.

Tuition and Fees for NY Resident Undergraduate
Costs for New York State Resident Liberal Arts & Sciences,
Business
Engineering - Mechanical, Renewable Energy, Undecided Art and Design, Engineering - Biomaterials, Ceramic, Glass, Materials Science
Tuition * $35,076 $35,076 $20,450
Required Fees $1,200 $1,200 $1,200
Residence Hall ** $6,498 $6,498 $6,498
Meal Plan *** $6,554 $6,554 $6,554
Estimated Personal Expense **** $3,400 $3,400 $3,400
Total Direct Cost (Fall & Spring) $52,728 $52,728 $38,102

*Tuition is based on an academic year.

**Residence Hall rates are based on a double room.

***Meal Plan rates are based on our "Gold" meal plan. Students may choose from several different meal plan options ranging from $6,348 - $6,750 per year.

****Personal Expenses include books, supplies, travel and other personal expenses.

Tuition & Fees for New York State Resident Liberal Arts & Sciences, Business Engineering - Mechanical, Renewable Energy, Undecided Art & Design, Engineering - Biomaterials, Ceramic, Glass, Materials Science
Tuition $35,076 $35,076 $20,450
Full Time Student Service Fee * $1,200 $1,200 $1,200
Total Direct Cost (Fall & Spring) $36,276 $36,276 $21,650

*The Full Time Student Service Fee is for students enrolled in Alfred University on a full time basis. Part-time tuition rates (<12 credits per semester) for 2021-22 are charged per credit hour and there is a part-time student service fee.

Room Costs for New York State Resident Amount
On Campus* $6,498
Off Campus** $12,924

*Most first year students live on campus in a traditional style residence hall double room. A limited number of single rooms are available.

**The Off Campus average cost is $12,924 per year. Students living off campus (not with parents) are provided this estimated average cost for room and meal expense planning and it is used in our financial aid budgets.

Meal Plan Costs for New York State Resident King Alfred Plan Gold Plan** Purple Plan Black Knight Plan Commuter Plan
Meal Swipes per week (Ade) Unlimited 10 8 3 0
Saxon Swipes 15 60 45 30 80
Dining Dollars* $50 $200 $250 $575 $100
Total Cost (Fall & Spring) $6,750 $6,554 $6,348 $5,488 $2,670

*Dining Dollars are used like cash at AVI Fresh locations and select vending machines on campus. Dining Dollars only come with the purchase of a meal plan and roll over from Fall to Spring semester, but expire regardless of balance on Commencement Day of each academic year. Additional Dining Dollars may be purchased.

**We use the "Gold" plan for financial aid calculations.

Personal Expenses for New York State Resident Amount
Books & Supplies $1,300
Personal & Transportation $2,100
Total Cost (Fall & Spring) $3,400