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Graduate Success

Success of GraduatesThe true measure of any college or university is the people it produces--its alumni. Alfred University boasts an impressive list of graduates, represented by leaders in business, the arts, education, research and other fields.

Each year the Career Development Center surveys the graduating class by mail, the web, and phone to determine what Alfred University students choose to do following graduation. View the resulting reports, known as our Outcomes Report. For the undergraduate class of 2014, we had 98% career outcomes rate (those that were employed, freelancing, volunteering, continuing education or not seeking employment).

Questions about outcomes for a specific major at Alfred University can be directed to the Robert R. McComsey Career Development Center, at 607.871.2164.

Graduates in all the colleges and schools of Alfred University in recent years have secured positions with such prominent firms as:

  • Alstom
  • Anheuser-Busch Inc.
  • Battelle at Pacific Northwest National Laboratories
  • Berkeley College
  • BorgWarner Morse TEC
  • Bosch GmbH
  • Buffalo China
  • Citi Corporation
  • Corning Inc.
  • Dresser Rand
  • Ernst & Young LLP
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Fisher-Price Inc.
  • General Electric
  • General Motors
  • IBM
  • KOA Speer Electronics, Inc. (Kyocera)
  • Kodak Co.
  • Konica Corp.
  • KPMG
  • Lockheed Martin
  • MacKenzie Childs Ltd
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Met Life/New England Financial
  • MiuMiu (Prada)
  • MONY Financial Services Group
  • National Institute of Standards and
    Technology/Cement and Concrete Reference
  • New York City Board of Education
  • New York University
  • Nobel Biocare Procera, Inc.
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Osram Sylvania
  • Pacific Northwest National Labs
  • Peace Corps
  • Penland School of Crafts
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • PrincewaterhouseCoopers
  • Random House
  • Rockwell Museum
  • Saint-Gobain
  • San Francisco Magazine
  • Travelers Property Casualty

Those electing to pursue advanced degrees have enrolled in graduate programs at such prestigious schools as:

  • American University
  • Brandeis University
  • Carnegie Mellon
  • Case Western Reserve
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Culinary Institute of America
  • Duquesne University
  • Duke University
  • Harvard University
  • MIT
  • Purdue University
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic University
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • Tufts University
  • University of Florida
  • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
  • University of San Diego Law School
  • Washington University
  • Yale University

Alfred University's Robert R. McComsey Career Development Center at The Allen Steinheim Museum offers a variety of services to meet student needs, including one-on-one career counseling sessions, resume development workshops, an annual Career Fair and other special events, and campus visits by company recruiters.