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Albright College
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  • 4 Year
  • READING, PA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Prospective students visiting campus should be accompanied by no more than two guests. For the safety of current students, tours by Admission Ambassadors and athletic coaches will be restricted to specific areas of the college campus. No overnight visitors will be allowed in residence halls. Albright strongly recommends, but is not mandating, vaccination for all students, staff and faculty. Learn More

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade D+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade C minus

About

1621 N. 13TH ST.
READING, PA 19612
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Middle Atlantic Conferences
From Albright College

Founded in 1856, Albright College offers a flexible curriculum, close faculty mentorship and numerous experiential learning options — all designed to help students exceed their own expectations.

Learn to relate to people from different backgrounds at one of the most diverse colleges in the country, while being encouraged to cross or combine majors to create an individualized academic program, without taking longer to graduate.

After graduation, you’ll discover that median income levels of Albright alumni outpace the earnings of graduates from most other private and public colleges. Gain deep problem solving skills that will take you confidently into any career and discover your full potential at Albright College.

53% personalize degrees | 83% live on campus | 41% out-of-state students | 97% receive financial aid | 48% non-white | 33% student-athletes | 12:1 student-faculty ratio | 150+ personalized combination of majors

Albright College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
85%
SAT Range
930-1130
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$20,064 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$39,796 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 46 responses
57%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 54 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 54 responses

Majors

Albright Sciences: from Chemistry to Psychobiology

Boasting a 90% med school acceptance rate, Albright is proud of its long history of preparing students for rigorous scientific careers. Don’t wait for graduate school to begin original research, or to be a top 10% presenter at an American Chemical Society meeting. At Albright, you’ll work closely with faculty to explore new and often challenging ideas through a variety of lab and field techniques.

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    1%
  • On Campus
    97%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,701 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
17
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
57%
Varsity Athletes
23%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 40 responses
  • Friendly, but not overly social
    48%
  • Social
    28%
  • Cliquey
    13%
  • Helpful towards each other
    8%
  • Boring
    3%
  • weird
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
93%
Poll
36%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 61 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 68 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 40 responses
  • A different way of thinking
    35%
  • Expensive
    20%
  • All of the above
    18%
  • Small
    10%
  • Over priced
    5%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Horrible
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
66%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 41 responses

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