Tuition & Fees

$41,544

$41,544

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,807
Declined + 3,797
Total Received 7,604
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Private (nonprofit)

1,775

undergraduate students

33

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 2004
ACT 3518

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
15%
500-599
49%
400-499
32%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
47%
400-499
33%
300-399
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
36%
18-23
60%
12-17
3%
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School Facts

Albright, founded in 1856, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 118-acre campus is located at the edge of a residential section of Reading, 45 miles from Philadelphia.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,808
Established in 1856
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Reading, PA

118-acre, suburban campus in Reading (population: 87,893), 45 miles from Philadelphia. Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Philadelphia. School operates transportation to hospitals and school-sponsored special events. Public transportation serves campus.

Albright College
1621 North 13th Street
Reading, PA 19604

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
72%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 6% of male students
 
3 sororities 11% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
23%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
15%
500-599
49%
400-499
32%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
47%
400-499
33%
300-399
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
36%
18-23
60%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,807
Declined + 3,797
Total Received 7,604

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Gregory E. Eichhorn
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 252-1856
F: 610 921-7729
admission@alb.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,777,032
State $2,211,894
Institutional $33,822,438
Other external $1,561,620
Total $42,372,984

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $1,014
Institutional $2,567,812
Other external $453,489
Total $3,022,315

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Commonwealth Conference (Division III), Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Lions
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Economics/Finance
American Civilization
Anthropology
Art
Arts Administration
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Child/Family Studies
Communications
Computer Science
Crime/Justice
Criminology
Digital Communications
Digital Media
Digital Studio Art
Digital Video Arts
Early Childhood Education
Economics
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Family Studies
Fashion Design
Fashion Merchandising
Finance
French
Game/Simulation Development
General Education
History
Information Systems
International Business
International Relations
Latin American Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Middle Level Education
Music Business
Music Industry Studies
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychobiology
Psychology
Religious Studies
Secondary Education
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Theatre
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

98%

1,775
students

Female
57%
1,011

Male
43%
764

Graduate

2%

33
students

Female
73%
24

Male
27%
9

undergraduateFull-time

98%

1,745
students

Female
57%
994

Male
43%
751

undergraduatePart-time

2%

30
students

Female
57%
17

Male
43%
13

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

32%

Transfer applicants accepted

51%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

16

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Countries most often represented China
Hong Kong
Macao
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Nicole Christie
Coordinator of International Student Recruitment
610 921-7700
nchristie@alb.edu

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