Tuition & Fees

$49,260

$49,260

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,485
Declined + 1,994
Total Received 5,479
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Private (nonprofit)

1,771

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 national liberal arts college. Its 566-acre campus is located in northwestern Pennsylvania.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,771
Established in 1815
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Meadville, PA

80-acre central campus in Meadville (population: 12,973), 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. Cleveland airport shuttle available at beginning and end of fall and spring semesters. Public transportation serves campus.

Allegheny College
520 North Main Street
Meadville, PA 16335

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
94%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
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

 
6 fraternities 22% of male students
 
5 sororities 23% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
66%
Top 1/2
90%
Bottom 1/2
10%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
18%
600-699
47%
500-599
30%
400-499
5%
700-800
12%
600-699
44%
500-599
37%
400-499
6%
300-399
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
28%
500-599
40%
400-499
24%
300-399
2%
30-36
32%
24-29
33%
18-23
33%
12-17
2%
30-36
12%
24-29
63%
18-23
21%
12-17
4%
30-36
30%
24-29
45%
18-23
24%
12-17
1%

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 yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,485
Declined + 1,994
Total Received 5,479

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
Senior Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions
P: 800 521-5293
F: 814 337-0431
admissions@allegheny.edu

Financial Aid

89%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$43,273

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $48,760
Room $6,670
Board $5,970
Additional fees $500
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $62,900
Average Financial Aid - $43,273
Total with Avg. Aid $19,627

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,494,125
State $1,355,994
Institutional $41,879,964
Other external $980,410
Total $47,710,493

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $10,291,978
Other external $542,985
Total $10,834,963
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 835-7780
F: 814 332-2349
fao@allegheny.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Meg Ryan
Executive Director of Admissions and Financial Aid
mryan@allegheny.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, equestrian sports, fencing, martial arts, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, cardiovascular fitness, dance company, fitness classes, hiking, Nordic skiing, racquetball, skiing, snowboarding, swimming, swing dance, tennis

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Athletic Directors

Bill Ross (men's)
Athletic And Recreation Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
North Coast Athletic Conference
Mascot
alligator
School colors
blue and gold

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art/Technology
Biochemistry
Biology
Business
Chemistry
Communication
Community/Justice Studies
Computer Science
Economics
English
Environmental Geology
Environmental Science/Sustainability
French
Geology
Global Health Studies
History
Integrative Informatics
International Studies
Mathematics
Music
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Spanish
Student Designed Major
Studio Art
Theatre
Women's/Gender/Sexuality Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. Economics

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

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

1,771

total students

51%

in-state

49%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,771
students

Female
56%
983

Male
44%
788

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,724
students

Female
56%
950

Male
44%
774

3%

47
students

Female
71%
33

Male
29%
14

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

31%

Transfer applicants accepted

32%

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

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 23
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Nepal
Pakistan
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Christopher Segur
Senior Assistant Director of Admissions and Coordinator of International Recruitment
800 521-5293
globalgators@allegheny.edu

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