Chances of getting into Alfred University

Alfred University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
62.7%
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 school has a 63% acceptance rate ranking it #61 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,693 out of 4,296 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 58 percent. Alfred University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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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 590
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1200
Average SAT Score 1090

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

Alfred University typically requires 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. The school ranks #67 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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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 >74%
1085 to 1200 Avg + 63%-74%
970 to 1085 Avg - 50%-63%
855 to 970 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 855 Low <37%
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Alfred University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
23%
ACT Scores for Alfred University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Alfred University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 #53 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 23 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
27 and Above Good >76%
23 to 27 Avg + 63%-76%
20 to 23 Avg - 52%-63%
17 to 20 Reach 41%-52%
Less than 17 Low <41%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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. The school ranks #84 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 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 Competitiveness
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 2,131 2,165 4,296
Accepted 1,315 1,378 2,693
Acceptance Rate 62% 64% 63%
Enrolled 206 231 437
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 17% 16%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
123

Applicants have 123 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.

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 2 May 15
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Apr 4 Apr 14
Jun 13 Jun 23
Jul 18 Jul 28

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

63% 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.

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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 27. 23% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.