Albright College

Albright College

Reading, PA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
59%
41%
student ratio
2,015
total students
Tuition Cost $44,202 | $44,202
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $38,880
Rolling
fall application deadline
50%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
23
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting and Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fashion Merchandising
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Science/Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Pre-Dentistry Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Medical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Veterinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Health
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Mathematics and Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Pre-Law Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Forestry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Optical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Criminology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Urban Studies/Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Costume Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Digital Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fashion/Apparel Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine and Studio Arts Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Game and Interactive Media Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Theater/Theater Arts Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

50% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied8,332
    • Accepted4,169
    • Acceptance Rate50%
    • Enrolled2,015
    • Female Applicants4,970
    • Females Accepted2,600
    • Female Acceptance Rate52%
    • Male Applicants3,362
    • Males Accepted1,569
    • Male Acceptance Rate46%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $35
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.5
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
      Interview
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      secondary school report (guidance department), interview for students applying test-optional
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.20
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 500 590
    • SAT Math 490 580
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 23 19 26
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$44,202
    • Out-of-state tuition *$44,202
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,100
    • Room and board *$12,070
    • Room only *$6,664
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Adult students, Senior Citizens

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$38,880
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$41,714
    • Average International Student Financial Aid Package:$14,374
    • Average Loan Aid:$5,532
    • Average Grant Aid:$22,066
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$32,813
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:100%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 80%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 10%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students2,015
    • Male Student Percentage41%
    • Female Student Percentage59%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino12.46%
    • Black or African American20.96%
    • White or Caucasian51.23%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.85%
    • Asian2.55%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races1.65%
    • Unknown or International Student8.5%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout1.8% representing 14 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students40% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 68%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Greek Organizations (combined), Alpha Phi Omega (service organization), Student Government Association, Albright College Activities Council, Albrightian (newspaper)
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other E2 Campus Text messaging, Rape Aggression Defense Training, marked patrol cars, partnership with local and state police

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton No Division C No
    • Baseball No Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Yes No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football No Division 3 No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Lacrosse Yes Division 3 No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming No Division 3 No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton No Division C No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Yes No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Field hockey No Division 3 No
    • Football No No No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Lacrosse Yes Division 3 No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes Division 3 No
    • Swimming No Division 3 No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty156
    • Full-time Percentage66%
    • Part-time Percentage34%
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio14:1 or 1,664 students to 120 faculty

Location & Contact

13th and Bern Streets PO Box 15234
Reading, PA 19612-5234
USA

Mr. Paul Cramer

Vice President for Enrollment Management

Phone: 610-921-7260
Fax: 610-921-7294
Email: admission@albright.edu


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