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  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    C-
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    C-
  9. Dorms
    C-
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    C-
  12. Safety
    C-
Albright is a private, Christian college located in Reading, Pennsylvania. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,887 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Albright acceptance rate is 62%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Graduating 51% of students, Albright alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $39,500.
1621 N. 13th St.
Reading, PA 19612
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Middle Atlantic Conferences

Albright College Rankings

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Albright Admissions

Acceptance Rate
62%
Application Deadline
March 1
SAT Range
930-1130
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$23,785/ 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
$33,694/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
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.53 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.53 responses

Majors

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
    2%
  • On Campus
    97%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,887Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
25
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
52%
Varsity Athletes
23%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 39 responses
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  • Friendly, but not overly social
    46%
  • Social
    28%
  • Cliquey
    13%
  • Helpful towards each other
    8%
  • Boring
    3%
  • weird
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
92%
Poll
35%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.60 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.67 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 39 responses
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  • A different way of thinking
    36%
  • Expensive
    21%
  • All of the above
    18%
  • Small
    10%
  • Over priced
    5%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Horrible
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
51%
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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Unfortunately my opinion is slightly biased in regards to the experience with my college, while I have been enjoying the experience itself, there were some features of the college that were missing due to construction, the library was not accessible for the entirety of my first semester, which means its resources weren't readily accessible for me. There were alternatives that were useful such as computer labs and etc. Besides the lack of library access the professors at this university are all pleasant to be taught under, and the introduction to college life was smooth, I wasn't overwhelmed immediately and any time I felt like I was getting close to being overwhelmed I had easy access to help that would support me and show me what I can do to improve my situation. The small campus was also a bonus, it allowed me to make deeper connections and everything felt more personal, I felt like a person instead of a number. There were some issues with papers and scholarships that got resolved.
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It is a rural area that you may need to take uber all the time as there are limited public transportation, it is so expensive for college student to go there without corresponding professionalism and qualities of education. I only appreciate the biology and chemistry department as there are nice and efficient professors there. However, the other departments like Computer Science and Physics only have one to two professors in a faculty is not enough and lead to most major classes in Computer Science are always cut out. It does not worth your single penny if you want to focus on your academics except for chemistry or biology. Campus is not safe as the surrounding neighborhood have gangs. Public safety on campus is not very useful and the facilities are old. In my freshman year, my lock of the door was broken so I submitted an request to my RA to send someone to fix it. They did not send someone to fix my door lock until my laptop was stolen. I did not recommend anyone to come.
Albright college was a community. At Albright you not only made friends but you made new additions to your family. This small college holding a class of 30 students per room, was created on creating close bonds between your pears as well as your professors. This led to gaining a personal relationship to be able to have study partners and tutors as classmates not only sharping your skills but theirs as well. Along with this Albright students spent quaultity time with one another through different events the school would hold such as dances, arcades and movie nights. Albright was more than a learning institute but a foundation to make a new family.