Albright College

Reading, PA

Albright College

Reading, PA

Tuition & Fees

$25,642

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,188
Declined 2,567
Total Received 6,755
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Private

1,912

undergraduate students

22

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,934
Established in 1856
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation United Methodist Church

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: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Philadelphia International

Albright College
1621 North 13th Street
Reading, PA
19604

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
80%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Greek Organizations (combined)
  • Alpha Phi Omega (service organization)
  • Student Government Association
  • Albright College Activities Council
  • Albrightian (newspaper)

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Airbands
  • Block Party
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
76%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.05

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,188
Declined 2,567
Total Received 6,755

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

character/personal qualities
class rank

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

97%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,189

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $24,500
Room & board $12,480
Additional fees $1,142
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $1,860
Total $40,982
Average Financial Aid - $5,189
Total with Avg. Aid $35,793
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Accounting and Finance
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Communication, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Costume Design
Criminology
Digital Arts
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion/Apparel Design
Finance, General
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
Game and Interactive Media Design
History, General
Information Science/Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Latin American Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics, General
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
Music Management
Optics/Optical Sciences
Philosophy
Physics, General
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Urban Studies/Affairs
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad

1,934

total students

58%

in-state

42%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

99%

1,912
students

Female
60%
1,149

Male
40%
763

1%

22
students

Female
59%
13

Male
41%
9

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,887
students

Female
61%
1,134

Male
39%
753

2%

25
students

Female
60%
15

Male
40%
10

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 69%
Student 4 year graduation rate 44%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
23%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

34

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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