New York State College of Ceramics

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The New York State College of Ceramics (NYSCC) at Alfred University in Alfred, New York, United States is a statutory college of the State University of New York (SUNY). There are a total of 616 students, including 536 undergraduates and 80 graduates.[1]


The college was founded in 1900 as the New York School of Clayworking and Ceramics.[2] In 1932 it changed its name to the New York State College of Ceramics.[2] The College is composed of the School of Art and Design, the Inamori School of Engineering[2] and the Samuel R. Scholes Library.

The Inamori School of Engineering at Alfred University offers programs in ceramics, glass, biomaterials, and materials science engineering. As well, the school offers the programs in mechanical engineering and renewable energy engineering which are associated with the private Alfred University. The School of Engineering is one of only two institutions in the U.S. that offer a B.S. in Ceramic Engineering, and the only institution in the U.S. that offers degrees in glass science.

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External links[edit]

NYS College of Ceramics