Allegheny College

Meadville, PA

Allegheny College

Meadville, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$50,980

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

10.5

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,237
Declined 1,971
Total Received 5,208
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Private

1,775

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Allegheny College, founded in 1815, is a private national liberal arts college. Its 566-acre campus is located in northwestern Pennsylvania.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,775
Established in 1815
Coeducational Coeducational

80-acre central campus in Meadville (population: 15,000), 100 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.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Erie International

Allegheny College
520 North Main Street
Meadville, PA
16335

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
94%
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
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Gators Activity Programming
  • Alpha Phi Omega (service fraternity)
  • Outing Club
  • Fraternity/Sorority Life

Top Events

  • Make A Difference Day
  • Orchesis Dance Performance
  • Springfest
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Campus Facts

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

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • CCTV system, emergency alert system

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
40%
Top 1/4
63%
Top 1/2
85%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline February 15
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.53

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,237
Declined 1,971
Total Received 5,208

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
interview
recommendation(s)

Considered

alumni/ae relation
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 58
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$3,959

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $50,480
Room & board $13,080
Additional fees $500
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $1,000
Total $66,060
Average Financial Aid - $3,959
Total with Avg. Aid $62,101

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

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

Basketball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Community Organization and Advocacy
Computer Science
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
History, General
Informatics
International Public Health/International Health
International Relations and Affairs
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sustainability Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC

1,775

total students

52%

in-state

48%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,775
students

Female
56%
995

Male
44%
779

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

1,712
students

Female
56%
952

Male
44%
760

4%

62
students

Female
70%
43

Male
30%
19

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 86%
Student 4 year graduation rate 66%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

14

Transfer students enrolled

1%

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 yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
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

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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

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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