Albright College

Reading, PA

Albright College

Reading, PA

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.

Official website Visit website
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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
Percent 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-prepatory 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
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

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

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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