Alfred University is on a 232-acre campus in the rural setting of Alfred, New York, not far from Rochester.
Alfred University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Alfred University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Alfred University has the Carribean Student Association. In fact, more students participate in the Carribean Student Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Alfred University include Student Activities Board, Art Force 5, Student Senate.
Alfred University students' favorite campus traditions are Hot Dog Day, Homecoming and Family Weekend.
This table offers information on housing at Alfred University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for junior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||71%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,486|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,100|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||29%|
Alfred University offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Alfred University students live on campus. In 2022, 71% of undergrads at Alfred University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 29% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Alfred University. There are 1,486 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,485 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,100 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 90% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Alfred University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Alfred University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Alfred University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus. The Alfred University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Alfred University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Alfred University, take I-86 (Route 17) to Alfred, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Greater Rochester International airport.
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