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Alfred University Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Alfred University

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
64%
Admission Difficulty for Alfred University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow
How hard is it to get into Alfred University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Alfred University is 64%.  It ranks #61 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Alfred University is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 2,726 out of 4,252 applicants were admitted.

The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent (SAT 970/1200 ACT 21/27). Alfred University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.1. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Alfred University application fee is $50 and applications are due by Mar 15.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Alfred University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 89% of students submitted SAT scores and 23% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Alfred University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
970-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
89%
SAT Scores for Alfred University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for Alfred University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1200
Average SAT Score 1090

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Alfred University?

Alfred University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. Alfred University ranks #62 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 89 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Alfred University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1200 and Above Good >75%
1085 to 1200 Avg + 64%-75%
970 to 1085 Avg - 51%-64%
855 to 970 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 855 Low <38%
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Alfred University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
23%
ACT Scores for Alfred University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Alfred University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Alfred University?

Admission data indicates that Alfred University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #45 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 23 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Alfred University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Alfred University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >75%
24 to 27 Avg + 64%-75%
21 to 24 Avg - 51%-64%
18 to 21 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 18 Low <38%
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Alfred University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.1
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Alfred University?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Alfred University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Alfred University was 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #98 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Alfred University accepts 64% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

67% of Alfred University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Alfred University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 13%
Top 25% of class 34%
Top 50% of class 67%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Alfred University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,369 1,883 4,252
Accepted 1,548 1,178 2,726
Acceptance Rate 65% 63% 64%
Enrolled 184 175 359
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 15% 13%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Mar 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Alfred University is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Alfred University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Alfred University Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Alfred University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=188641 IPEDS survey data for Alfred University.

FAQs

Does Alfred University prefer SAT or ACT?

89% of students submit their SAT scores to Alfred University. 23% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Alfred University?

64% of those who apply are granted admission to Alfred University. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Alfred University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 970 and 1200. 89% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Alfred University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 27. 23% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.