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Prospective AU International Students

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We are excited that you are interested in joining the Alfred community, whether you plan to come for a semester or a full degree! The Office of International Programs works with all international students once admitted to Alfred University - but first you must apply.


I want to complete a full degree at AU

If you are an international student interested in coming to Alfred to seek a degree (first-year, transfer, or graduate students), you will apply through the Office of Admissions. Please see their Apply for Admission: International Students page for details.

I want to attend AU as an Exchange or Visiting Student for a Semester/Year

If you are interested in coming to Alfred as an Exchange Student from one of our Partner Universities, you will apply through the Office of International Programs. Applications are due by April 15th for the fall semester and October 15th for the spring semester.

To apply to come to Alfred as an Exchange Student or a Visiting Student:

Step 1 

Find your home university on our lists of Exchange or Visiting Partner Institutions to determine whether you will apply to come as an Exchange Student or a Visiting Student (this is based on the agreement between our universities) by checking this web page: AU Exchange and Visiting Partner Universities.

Step 2

Secure nomination from your home university to apply to Alfred University for the semester or year.

Step 3

Complete either an AU Exchange Student Application or an AU Visiting Student Application (which application you complete will depend on your home university). Instructions are provided on the web page for each type of application: