596 reviews
  1. Reading, PA
  2. 4 Year
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Albright College Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
D+
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Average Housing Costs
$10,770/ year
Poll
43%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.40 responses
Poll
51%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.78 responses

Food

Campus Food
C
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,820/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 100 responses
  • Jake's
    25%
  • Cafeteria
    22%
  • Cafes
    14%
  • Peg's Cafe
    12%
  • Any pizza place
    9%
  • Food court
    7%
  • None
    7%
48%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.40 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
C-
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
C
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 42 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    24%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    60%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    12%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    5%

Safety

Safety
C-
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
69%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.49 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 33 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    39%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    45%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    15%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    0%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 30 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    10%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    60%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    20%
  • Not very visible.
    10%
  • We have campus police?
    0%

Sports & Activities

Men's Varsity Sports
Track and Field: X-Country, Golf, Tennis, Swimming, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: Indoor, Basketball, Soccer, Baseball, Lacrosse, Football
Women's Varsity Sports
Track and Field: X-Country, Golf, Tennis, Volleyball, Softball, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: Indoor, Basketball, Swimming, Field Hockey, Soccer, Lacrosse
Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 62 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    2%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    48%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    45%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    5%
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 65 responses
  • Late Night Breakfast
    18%
  • Thanksgiving dinner
    17%
  • When the Thearpy Dogs visit during finals
    11%
  • Comedians/other AC2 events
    11%
  • Bingo
    9%
  • The Variety in the Experience Events
    8%
  • Trips (Flyers, movies, etc)
    8%

Party Scene

Party Scene
B-
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 37 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    0%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    14%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    38%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    32%
  • Parties? What parties?
    16%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 21 responses
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  • Homecoming
    76%
  • Club hosted parties
    10%
  • Sports Events
    10%
  • Concert
    5%
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