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Reading Area Community College
  • 2 Year
  • READING, PA

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade C
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Safety
    grade B
  5. Student Life
    grade B minus
  6. Location
    grade B minus

editorial

Reading Area is a public college located in Reading, Pennsylvania. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 895 undergraduate students. The Reading Area acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Health Service Preparatory Studies. Graduating 29% of students, Reading Area alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $25,800.

About

10 S SECOND ST
READING, PA 19603
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Athletic Conference
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
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ACT Range
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Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
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High School GPA
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Cost

Net Price
$8,920 / 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
$5,333 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 49 responses
84%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 50 responses
86%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 50 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
11
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
9
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    19%
  • On Campus
    49%
  • Online
    32%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
895 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,842
Undergrads Over 25
30%
Pell Grant
59%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Outgoing
    44%
  • Bored
    33%
  • I'm not sure I study online
    22%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$30,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
29%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
84%
National
83%
33%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 3 responses

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