Drug Safety

Location
Alfred, NY
Undergrads
1,884
Tuition
$27,794
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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4 College Freshman

Drug Safety: There does not seem to be much problems with drug use and underage drinking, public safety seems to have everything under control.

3 College Senior

Drug Safety: Lots of people think there's a big drug scene because of the art school, but it's actually pretty mellow. The parties on main street get a little obvious, but other than that, uses are often restricted to private parties or the bars.

3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: There are many drugs at school and if it isnt illegal drugs than there is the whole prescription drug issue. Many kids have anti anxiety drugs nowadays and many of them abuse them. Pot and alcohol are the biggest issues on campus. I dont think to many people abuse either.I think it is just an outlet for blowing off steam and a reason for people to gather to unload.

4 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Everyone parties. Most people drink. Some people do drugs.

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: a lot of alcohol and drug use, mainly marijuana

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 494th
    Least Peer-Pressured Students
  • 579th
    Most Social Drinkers
  • 754th
    Best Schools for Non-Drinkers
  • 1048th
    Least Underage Drinkers
  • 1196th
    Most Drug-Free Campuses

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Chagmion Antoine
Hometown
Bronx, N.Y.
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One might think that a campus like Alfred would be driven to drug use simply for the lack of activities. On the contrary, Alfred students seem much more interested in innovating new and dangerous winter sports than getting high. Don't get it twisted—students are champion drinkers. Purchasing your own mug from Alex's is a rite of passage. Still, although alcohol and marijuana are big on the weekends, most students leave them there.

It would appear that the most prominent drug use occurs in the art school. Here, substances are welcomed by a certain crowd as creative stimulants. The rest of the population, however, seems to fare well enough without it. The great thing about Alfred is that there's very little peer pressure to get into, well, anything, drugs included.

Facts & Statistics

Alcohol-Related Referrals
202
Alcohol-Related Arrests
0
Drug-Related Referrals
71
Drug-Related Arrests
1
Most Popular Drugs
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Marijuana
Drug Counseling Programs
Counseling & Wellness Center
1 Saxon Drive
Alfred
(607) 871-2300
Alcohol assessment services, short-term counseling, support for children of alcoholics, alcohol-related literature
Drug Counseling Programs
Wellness Center Health Services
19 Park St.
Alfred
(607) 871-2400
Alcohol dependency assessments, evaluation of alcohol on physical well-being

Student Polls

Name the most popular drugs on campus.    Based on 13 responses

  • 41% Alcohol
  • 34% Marijuana
  • 10% Prescription "study drugs" (Adderall, Ritalin)
  • 7% Psychedelics (LSD, mushrooms)
  • 3% Ecstasy
  • 3% None
  • 0% Cocaine
  • 0% Heroin
  • 0% Methamphetamine
  • 0% Prescription painkillers (Vicodin, OxyContin)
  • 0% Other prescription drugs (barbiturates, Valium, Xanax)
  • 0% Steroids

How would you describe the social drinking scene on campus?    Based on 13 responses

  • 23% Very noticeable. Most students take part.
  • 38% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 23% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 8% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 8% Students don't drink on campus. Seriously.

How would you describe the drug scene on campus (not including alcohol)?    Based on 13 responses

  • 8% Very noticeable. Most students take part.
  • 38% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 38% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 8% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 8% Drugs are not used on campus. Seriously.

How much access do underage students have to alcohol?    Based on 13 responses

  • 31% Practically unlimited.
  • 31% Somewhat abundant.
  • 38% Somewhat limited.
  • 0% Very limited.

How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?    Based on 12 responses

  • 0% If you don't partake, you're left out.
  • 0% You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
  • 50% Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
  • 50% You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
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