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Tuition & Fees

$44,250

$44,250

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
32%
500-599
37%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
700-800
6%
600-699
30%
500-599
45%
400-499
16%
300-399
3%
700-800
5%
600-699
28%
500-599
38%
400-499
26%
300-399
3%
30-36
25%
24-29
37%
18-23
28%
12-17
10%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
51%
18-23
31%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
21%
24-29
46%
18-23
29%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

46%

54%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,955
Declined + 1,369
Total Received 4,324
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Private (nonprofit)

1,931

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. Economics
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Codes

SAT 2006
ACT 3520

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School Facts

Allegheny College, founded in 1815, is a private liberal arts college. Its-565-acre campus is located in northwestern Pennsylvania.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,931
Established in 1815
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Meadville, PA

79‐acre central campus in Meadville (population: 13,265), 90 miles from both Cleveland and Pittsburgh. Served by bus; major airport serves Cleveland and Pittsburgh; smaller airport and train serve Erie (35 miles). School operates transportation to Pittsburgh airport and Mega Bus station in Pittsburgh at school breaks. Public transportation serves campus.

Allegheny College
520 North Main Street
Meadville, PA 16335

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
92%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
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

 
5 fraternities 28% of male students
 
5 sororities 29% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
35%
Top 1/4
65%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
32%
500-599
37%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
700-800
6%
600-699
30%
500-599
45%
400-499
16%
300-399
3%
700-800
5%
600-699
28%
500-599
38%
400-499
26%
300-399
3%
30-36
25%
24-29
37%
18-23
28%
12-17
10%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
51%
18-23
31%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
21%
24-29
46%
18-23
29%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
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

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,955
Declined + 1,369
Total Received 4,324

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Cornell B. LeSane II
Vice President for Enrollment & Dean of Admissions
P: 800 521-5293
F: 814 337-0431
admissions@allegheny.edu

Cost

Tuition $43,750
Room $5,880
Board $5,290
Additional fees $500
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $56,420
Average Financial Aid - $36,790
Total with Avg. Aid $19,630

Financial Aid

91%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$36,790

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,000,293
State $1,394,030
Institutional $32,911,726
Other external $1,098,577
Total $38,404,626

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $9,781,372
Other external $397,738
Total $10,179,110

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
North Coast Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
alligator
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Computing
Art History
Art/Technology
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Computer Science
Economics
English
Environmental Geology
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
French
Geology
German
Global Health Studies
History
Mathematics
Music
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Spanish
Student Designed Major
Studio Art
Theatre
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

100%

1,931
students

Female
54%
1,041

Male
46%
890

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

97%

1,890
students

Female
54%
1,016

Male
46%
874

undergraduatePart-time

3%

41
students

Female
61%
25

Male
39%
16

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

47%

Transfer applicants accepted

39%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s)
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

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

50%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 18
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Germany
Japan
Republic Of Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Melissa Bondy
Senior Assistant Director of Admissions
814 332-4732
globalgators@allegheny.edu

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