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Alfred University Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

62.7%
Admission Difficulty for Alfred University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Alfred University? The school has a 63% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,237 out of 3,566 applicants were admitted making Alfred University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 45 percent. Alfred University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

63% are accepted,
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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1070-1280
Applicants Submitting SAT
90%
SAT Scores for Alfred University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1070
SAT Scores for Alfred University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1280
Estimated Average SAT 1180
SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Alfred University typically requires applicants to be in the top 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 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 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 90 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Alfred University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1280 and Above Good >74%
1175 to 1280 Avg + 63%-74%
1070 to 1175 Avg - 50%-63%
965 to 1070 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 965 Low <37%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
29%
ACT Scores for Alfred University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Alfred University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 26
Estimated Average ACT 23
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 26 and above have very competitive chances. 29 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Alfred University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Alfred University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >76%
23 to 26 Avg + 63%-76%
21 to 23 Avg - 53%-63%
19 to 21 Reach 42%-53%
Less than 19 Low <42%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.18
Typical High School Grades
B

You will 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 3.18 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Alfred University accepts 63% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Alfred University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 12% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Good
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 23% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 27% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

84% 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 16%
Top 25% of class 43%
Top 50% of class 84%
Bottom 50% of class 16%
Bottom 25% of class 7%

Admission Statistics

Alfred University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,794 1,772 3,566
Accepted 1,111 1,126 2,237
Acceptance Rate 62% 64% 63%
Enrolled 184 234 418
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 21% 19%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
96

Applicants have 96 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Alfred University before the Aug 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Alfred University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Alfred University Admission Requirements
Test Scores 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.