Tuition & Fees

$43,454

$43,454

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,514
Declined + 4,318
Total Received 8,832
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Private (nonprofit)

2,304

undergraduate students

14

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%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
45%
400-499
37%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
1%
24-29
30%
18-23
66%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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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 2,318
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: 87,575), 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
66%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
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 15% of male students
 
3 sororities 22% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
15%
500-599
49%
400-499
32%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
45%
400-499
37%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
1%
24-29
30%
18-23
66%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 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 Reasoning only Not used
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Not used
ACT only Considered if submitted

Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,514
Declined + 4,318
Total Received 8,832

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

Paul Cramer
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 252-1856
F: 610 921-7729
admission@albright.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,166,184
State $2,399,226
Institutional $43,777,316
Other external $1,763,727
Total $52,106,453

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $3,987
Institutional $4,017,492
Other external $537,891
Total $4,559,370

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
Business/Accounting/Economics
Chemistry
Child/Family Studies
Classical Languages
Communications
Computer Science
Crime/Justice
Criminology
Digital Communications
Digital Studio Art
Digital Video Arts
Economics
Education
English
Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Family Studies
Fashion Design
Fashion Merchandising
French
Game/Simulation Development
General Education
History
Information Systems
International Relations
Latin American Studies
Mathematics
Music Business
Music Industry Studies
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychobiology
Psychology
Public Health
Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
Urban Affairs
Women's/Gender Studies
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Undergraduate

99%

2,304
students

Female
60%
1,391

Male
40%
913

Graduate

1%

14
students

Female
86%
12

Male
14%
2

undergraduateFull-time

99%

2,284
students

Female
61%
1,379

Male
39%
905

undergraduatePart-time

1%

20
students

Female
60%
12

Male
40%
8

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
20%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

29%

Transfer applicants accepted

51%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
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 Not Required/Recommended

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
Japan
South Korea
Vietnam
The Dominican Republic
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@albright.edu

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