Rankings and Awards

Each year Alfred State is grateful to be recognized for the college's excellence and achievements, including top national rankings. Rankings are updated each September. Listed below are some of the ways in which the college is proud and honored to be called the best.

Top College Rankings with Selected Majors

When students consult objective sources for college rankings, ASC is among the top 10 schools in the nation for 23 different majors. 

US Rankings:
No. 1      Court and Realtime Reporting
No. 1      Electrical Construction and Management
No. 1      Heavy Equipment Operations
No. 1      Machine Tool Technology
No. 1      Motorcycle and Power Sports Technology
No. 2      Human Services Management
Top 2      Masonry
Top 2      Motorsports Technology
No. 3      IT: Applications Software Development
No. 3      Veterinary Technology
No. 4      Architectural Technology
Top 4      Autobody Repair
Top 4      Building Trades: Building Construction
Top 4      Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
No. 4      IT: Network Administration
No. 4      IT: Web Development
No. 4      Surveying & Geomatics Engineering Technology
No. 5      Automotive Service Technology
No. 5      Computer Engineering Technology
Top 6      Heavy Equipment, Truck & Diesel Technology
Top 7      Welding Technology
No. 8      Health Information Technology
No. 10    Digital Media and Animation
No. 11    Mechanical Engineering Technology
No. 11    Nursing RN to BSN
No. 12    Cyber Security
Top 13   Accounting
No. 15    Electrical Engineering Technology
No. 15    Financial Planning
Top 16   Culinary Arts
No. 25   Forensic Science Technology
Top 27   Environmental Technology
Top 28   Marketing
Top 30   Diagnostic Medical Sonography​

There are a number of databases available where students can filter all US colleges and universities to list only those offering a selected program. A detailed alphabetized list of the Top College Rankings with Selected Majors includes links to each of the sources for the college rankings.

US News & World Report: Best Colleges

The prestigious US News list compares Alfred State to all Northern Regional Colleges in an 11 state territory of the northeastern US. The honors listed below include links to all web rankings that are publicly available without a subscription to the ranking organization's website.


Most Affordable & Best Rankings


Student Experience Honors


College Faculty & Staff Excellence