2,015
Students
Financial aid thermometer
38,880
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
50
50%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Albright College is a Comprehensive institution located in Reading, PA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 15234
13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA  19612-5234
United States
Contact Mr. Paul Cramer
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Email: admission@albright.edu
Phone: 610-921-7260
Fax: 610-921-7294

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
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Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Information Science/studies Checkmark
Modeling, Virtual Environments And Simulation Checkmark
Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
Public Health Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Optical Sciences Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
Physiological Psychology/psychobiology Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Arts, Entertainment, And Media Management Checkmark
Costume Design Checkmark
Digital Arts Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
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Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
Theater/theater Arts Management Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,332
Applied
4,169
Accepted
2,015
Enrolled
50%
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Female Admissions

4,970
Females Applied
2,600
Females Accepted
52%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,362
Males Applied
1,569
Males Accepted
47%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.2
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs Interview
One recommendation
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Secondary school report (guidance department), interview for students applying test-optional

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 500 590
SAT Math 490 580
ACT Composite 23 19 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

44,202
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Fees

1,100
Full-time student fees
12,070
Room & board
6,664
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Adults
Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

38,880
Avg. Financial Aid Package
41,714
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
14,374
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,532
Avg. Loan Aid
22,066
Avg. Grant Aid
32,813
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
80%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,015
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
40%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.46%
Black or African American 20.96%
White or Caucasian 51.23%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.85%
Asian 2.55%
Two or more races 1.65%
Other 8.5%

Gender

Male (40.69%)
Female (59.31%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 68%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Airbands and Block Party

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Greek Organizations (combined), Alpha Phi Omega (service organization), Student Government Association, Albright College Activities Council and Albrightian (newspaper)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
E2 Campus Text messaging, Rape Aggression Defense Training, marked patrol cars, partnership with local and state police

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Triathlon No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Triathlon No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

156
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 103
Part-time - 53
Male - 76
Female - 80