Undergraduate Admission

Can you spend all day talking about big ideas and asking questions? Are you excited when you discover the answer to something you never knew before? Does this sound like you? You should think about Alfred University. We incubate ingenuity, creativity and potential in talented, curious and diverse students.

Your Academic Journey Starts Here

First-Year Students

Alfred University welcomes applications from students who are just like you: talented, motivated, from diverse backgrounds and nationalities, and eager to make a positive contribution to AU's campus learning community.

First-Year Students

Transfer Students

There are a number of reasons you may consider transferring from your current college or university. We also know you might have concerns about transferring current course work, meeting program prerequisites, managing timelines, and more. We will help you through the process of transferring to Alfred University.

Transfer Students

International Undergraduate Students

We value the different cultural perspectives international students bring to our campus community, and we believe international students will find making Alfred home an easy and enjoyable experience.

International Undergraduate Students


What do Tesla, the Navy Seals, Meals on Wheels and Google have in common? Alfred University alumni.

Meet Our Admissions Counselors

All of AU's Admissions staff have your unique personal and educational goals in mind. Don't be shy; say hello!


Are you interested in returning to Alfred University? Here are the steps you'll need to complete in our readmission process.

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Discover for yourself why Alfred University is Outside of Ordinary!

Opportunity Programs

Opportunity Programs

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

Class of 2018

With yet another school year well underway, we're taking a look back again at some of our stars from the class of 2018.

Admissions Events

There are two ways to apply to Alfred University. Use either the Common Application or our own institutional application. Take your pick.

Alfred University is a selective institution, admitting students who demonstrate significant academic achievements and are well prepared for the rigorous curriculum. We seek students of varied interests and talents, representative of many social, economic, and geographical backgrounds. Admission is not limited by age, race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin of the applicant. AU expects students to demonstrate their seriousness of purpose by participating in a college preparatory curriculum throughout their high school careers.

We'll Help You Find the Answers


Jake Yale

Director, Admissions