Albright College

Reading, PA

Albright College

Reading, PA

Why Albright?

Founded in 1856, Albright College is a diverse community of learners cultivating integrity, curiosity, connection, and resilience. The college’s flexible curriculum encourages students to combine and cross majors to create individualized academic programs. Close faculty mentorship and numerous experiential learning options create opportunities for Albright graduates to exceed their own expectations.

A collaborative, supportive approach to learning
Albright students are challenged to see the world in different ways by professors who are dedicated mentors and experts in their fields. With a close-knit community like Albright, professors know students on an individual basis. In fact, many students work one-on-one with faculty mentors through programs like the Albright Creative Research Experience (ACRE). Albright’s unique January Interim term allows students to complete coursework and engage in travel guided by faculty to locales such as Costa Rica, Ecuador, Hawaii, and more.

An inclusive living-learning community
Albright is a supportive, 24/7 residential community with more than 70 student groups, honor societies, and clubs; Greek life; and a variety of affinity houses—all offering opportunities for leadership and service. More than 30% of undergraduates participate on Albright’s 24 varsity athletic teams, for which the quality of your educational experience and successful degree completion are priorities. Albright’s four-year shared community living experience aims to enhance students’ social, intellectual, and interpersonal growth, resulting in better grades and outcomes.

Housed in the Center for the Arts (CFA), the Department of Art and Art History blends traditional and digital studio practices under one roof. From still-life drawing under natural light to editing a 3D model to produced out of resin; The Department of Art and Art History fosters cross-pollination with the department and beyond. Students have access to these facilities throughout the week with faculty approval and accessed outside of normal hours by campus security.



Top Ranked National Liberal Arts College | U.S. News & World Report 2023


Recognized as one of the most artistic colleges in the country | Newsweek


#14 in National Colleges for Social Mobility | U.S. News & World Report


Best Colleges in the Northeast | Princeton Review 2023

Arts at Albright

Take advantage of Albright’s digital CADD technology, recording studios, and artistic studios and showcase your work through the college’s art galleries, record label, and radio station or as a member of a variety of musical, dance, or theatrical groups.

Art Programs
• Art
• Arts Administration
• Art History
• Costume Design
• Design & Merchandising
• Digital Media
• Digital Studio Art
• English—Theatre
• Entertainment Industry
• Fashion Design
• Fashion Merchandising
• Film & Video
• Music
• Music Business
• Music Industry Studies
• Photography
• Theatre

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “The Department of Art and Art History at Albright College has provided me with a professional and welcoming environment to create, allowing me to experience making art in a place that is challenging yet encouraging. The faculty provide opportunities for developing artists within the departments spacious studios and exhibit in local galleries, meet with professional artists, and attend artist lectures."

    • Faith Miravich ’20
      Studio Art Major