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Alfred State College Admission Requirements

Alfred, New York

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Your chances of getting into SUNY College of Technology at Alfred

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

82.1%
Admission Difficulty for SUNY College of Technology at Alfred
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Alfred State College is 82.1%.  Its admission rate is the 114th lowest in New York.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Alfred State College and can you get accepted?

SUNY College of Technology at Alfred is an easy school to get into and you have a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 3,874 out of the 4,719 who applied were admitted.

SUNY College of Technology at Alfred typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.1. 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into Alfred State College?

82% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to SUNY College of Technology at Alfred you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.1 or better
  • Earn B grades in high school
  • Submit letters of recommendation from your teachers

Alfred State College GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.1

Typical High School Grades 

B

What GPA do you need to get into SUNY College of Technology at Alfred?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Alfred State College are to have around a 3.1 high school GPA. You need about average high school grades.

If your high school grades are above the average 3.1 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Alfred State College accepts 82% of applicants.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Alfred State College is 3.1 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B letter grades and regularly score around 83-86 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #103 in New York for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Alfred State College is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.1 GPA range.

Competitiveness by GPA Ranges

The table below outlines the number of admitted freshmen by GPA range as well as how competitive your GPA will be as compared with other applicants.

High School GPA's for admitted SUNY College of Technology at Alfred students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 1.17% Good
3.75 to 3.99 15.74% Good
3.50 to 3.74 9.62% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 10.5% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 16.03% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 26.44% Avg -
2.00 to 2.49 14.67% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 4.18% Reach
less than 1.00 4.18% Low

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Alfred State College SAT Scores

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by SUNY College of Technology at Alfred.

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting SAT 

65%
SAT Scores for SUNY College of Technology at Alfred
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
SAT Scores for SUNY College of Technology at Alfred
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Alfred State College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting ACT 

15%
ACT Scores for SUNY College of Technology at Alfred
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
ACT Scores for SUNY College of Technology at Alfred
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Applying

Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

SUNY College of Technology at Alfred admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,910 2,809 4,719
Accepted 1,456 2,418 3,874
Acceptance Rate 76% 86% 82%
Enrolled 294 746 1,040
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 31% 27%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to SUNY College of Technology at Alfred is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to SUNY College of Technology at Alfred and what student information is used for admission decisions?

SUNY College of Technology at Alfred Application Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at SUNY College of Technology at Alfred
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Apply To 

Students applying to SUNY College of Technology at Alfred often consider these colleges

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196006 IPEDS survey data for SUNY College of Technology at Alfred.

FAQs

Does SUNY College of Technology at Alfred prefer SAT or ACT?

65% of students submit their SAT scores to Alfred State College. 15% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into SUNY College of Technology at Alfred?

82% of those who apply are granted admission to Alfred State College. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.