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Albright College

Reading, PA

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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 Ms. Jennifer H. Williamson
Director of Admission
Email: admission@albright.edu
Phone: 610-921-7260
Fax: 610-921-7294

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Modeling, Virtual Environments And Simulation Checkmark
Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Forestry, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Optics/optical Sciences Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Behavioral Neuroscience Checkmark
Industrial And Organizational Psychology Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Arts, Entertainment, And Media Management, General Checkmark
Costume Design Checkmark
Digital Arts Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Theatre/theatre Arts Management Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,332
Applied
4,169
Accepted
2,433
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

25
Application Fee
3.05
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

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

26,490
Private
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Fees

1,188
Full-time student fees
7,190
Room only

Financial Aid

39,431
Avg. Financial Aid Package
43,904
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
20,105
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,964
Avg. Loan Aid
24,449
Avg. Grant Aid
35,077
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
81%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,433
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
42%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.97%
Black or African American 23.19%
White or Caucasian 50.24%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.05%
Asian 2.21%
Two or more races 2.42%
Other 4.11%

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 80%

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

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 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 No 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
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 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 No 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
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
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