Tuition & Fees

$43,454

$43,454

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
23%
500-599
54%
400-499
22%
700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
56%
400-499
24%
30-36
6%
24-29
38%
18-23
47%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,169
Declined + 4,163
Total Received 8,332
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Private (nonprofit)

2,015

undergraduate students

21

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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School Facts

Albright College, 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 2,036
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
68%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
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

 
4 fraternities 16% of male students
 
3 sororities 21% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
23%
500-599
54%
400-499
22%
700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
56%
400-499
24%
30-36
6%
24-29
38%
18-23
47%
12-17
9%

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

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,169
Declined + 4,163
Total Received 8,332

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

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 $4,067,503
State $2,260,964
Institutional $41,646,319
Other external $1,675,800
Total $49,650,586

Non-need-based

Federal
State $5,010
Institutional $3,495,264
Other external $557,812
Total $4,058,086

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, Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Athletic Conference
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%

2,015
students

Female
59%
1,195

Male
41%
820

Graduate

1%

21
students

Female
81%
17

Male
19%
4

undergraduateFull-time

98%

1,993
students

Female
60%
1,185

Male
40%
808

undergraduatePart-time

2%

22
students

Female
46%
10

Male
54%
12

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
21%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

28%

Transfer applicants accepted

40%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
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
Hong Kong
Japan
Macao
South Korea
Vietnam
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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