Best for You & Your Budget
We call it “Free Tuition Plus.” Here's another way ASC is #1 In So Many Ways! Alfred State is highly ranked for academic quality and comes with an affordable price tag. ASC helps you keep costs low while you learn industry-specific skills to launch a rewarding and high-paying career. Spend less money now and make more money later. What a deal! Out-of-state students should also check out Freeway Scholarships to lower tuition costs.
What is Free Tuition Plus?
An amazing 77% of newly enrolled Alfred State students are eligible for all SUNY tuition costs to be paid by federal or state funds thanks to Pell, TAP, and Excelsior. US News ranks ASC the #1 SUNY among all Regional Colleges and #2 SUNY on Social Mobility for assisting low-income families and first-generation students whose parents did not gain a degree.
Fall 2022 FAFSA data for ASC students who are first-year, full-time, and in-state.
#2Free Tuition + Plus Scholarships
We also want to reward you for your achievements. When you apply to Alfred State, you're eligible for up to $20,000 in merit-based awards over four years. Your tuition-free future is enhanced as these merit scholarships recognize your excellence and reduce your total cost. With our support, your lower cost for tuition, fees, food, and housing may suddenly make that degree a reality.
#3Personalized Financial Aid Plan
Apply Now > Be Accepted > Then our experts create your free financial aid plan. We'll run a personalized report based on your FAFSA information to find all your aid and scholarships. Alfred State has even more ways to help, including work-study and ASC JobLink for earning paychecks on campus. Be a Pioneer and have less worry about the budget.
We are so grateful to our alumni and friends who contribute funds to assist the next generation. Pioneers know just how much they benefitted from Alfred State helping them launch their own careers. Thanks to their generosity, we're able to offer $4.2 million in merit-based scholarships for a total of $39.5 million in financial aid.