Albright College

Reading, PA

Albright College

Reading, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$26,688

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,408
Declined 961
Total Received 5,369
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Private

1,936

undergraduate students

60

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,996
Established in 1856
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

Social Networks

118-acre, suburban campus in Reading (population: 88,423), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Albright College
1621 North 13th Street
Reading, PA
19604

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
80%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Not used ACT only Considered if submitted SAT or ACT Not used SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,408
Declined 961
Total Received 5,369

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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

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

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Financial Aid

85%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$15,466

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $25,500
Room $7,050
Board $5,840
Additional fees $1,188
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $40,578
Average Financial Aid - $15,466
Total with Avg. Aid $25,112

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,133,963
State $2,126,449
Institutional $43,804,147
Other external $1,822,148
Total $51,886,707

Non-need-based

Federal
State $14,500
Institutional $4,079,095
Other external $495,787
Total $4,589,382

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 610 921-7515
F: 610 921-7729
finaid@albright.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, volleyball, water polo

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Commonwealth Conference, Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General. yes
Behavioral Neuroscience. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Criminology. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Fashion/Apparel Design. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
Forestry, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Game and Interactive Media Design. yes
History, General. yes
Industrial and Organizational Psychology. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Latin American Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music, General. yes
Optics/Optical Sciences. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Urban Studies/Affairs. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,996

total students

58%

in-state

42%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

97%

1,936
students

Female
60%
1,155

Male
40%
781

3%

60
students

Female
68%
41

Male
32%
19

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

1,758
students

Female
60%
1,050

Male
40%
708

9%

178
students

Female
59%
105

Male
41%
73

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
22%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

48

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented China
Ghana
Hong Kong
Japan
Macau
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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