A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    A
  8. Location
    C-
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B
Allegheny College is ...
Private not-for-profit, Methodist
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
North Coast Athletic Conference
Address
520 N Main St
Meadville, PA 16335

Allegheny College Rankings

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
68%
SAT Range
1050-1270
ACT Range
23-29
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
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Test Scores and GPA for Allegheny College

Cost

Net Price
$26,312/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $16,938/ year
  • $30-48k
    $16,173/ year
  • $49-75k
    $21,446/ year
  • $76-110k
    $25,527/ year
  • $110k+
    $31,574/ year

Academics

Professors
A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.64 responses
62%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.68 responses
26%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.68 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,890Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
23%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 22 responses
Report
  • Accepting
    36%
  • Diverse interests
    36%
  • Hard-working
    18%
  • Genuinely good people
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
62%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.65 responses
Poll
71%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.73 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 24 responses
Report
  • Academically Challenging
    79%
  • Unusual Combination Encouraged
    21%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$49,200/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
75%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.30 responses
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Allegheny College Reviews

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Allegheny is a hidden gem to American private liberal arts colleges. It has truly changed the ways that I interact with academics, people, and view the world. You'll build connections across disciplines while adding new, challenging, and diverse experiences from faculty, clubs, sports, music, the outdoors, art, and finding your own path. It's easy to run with a passion that you hold and just as easy to tap into the passions of others with more than 120 clubs represented on a campus of ~2000 students. Prepare to be amazed and changed!
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Allegheny is a place for good students to become great people. I went on from Allegheny to get my Masters degree from an elite school. While Allegheny may not be an elite college, you will get a top-notch education. Comparing the two experiences- Allegheny students are just as intelligent and hardworking as elite college students, often more so, but without the pretension. Allegheny students might not have had the test scores or GPA to get into an elite school, but they have the curious, intelligence, and work ethic to. Allegheny students are kind and accepting. They are open. They are caring. I wouldn't trade my Allegheny experience for any other.
Allegheny College is a small liberal arts school in Northwestern Pennsylvania, 'liberal arts' meaning that students much study multiple fields of study. I find that through doing this, I am able to make connections across disciplines and it has been an eye opening experience. Allegheny is academically rigorous but truly rewarding, and I have been able to develop meaningful relationships with many of my professors. There are opportunities for students to join greek life, however there are also over 100 student run clubs and organizations to participate in. There is even an equestrian team, which I am apart of. Allegheny does not have the best dining halls and some of the academic buildings and dorms are outdated, however the experience as whole is life-changing.