Albright College


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Four-one-four

State: Pennsylvania


Located on a 118-acre campus in Reading, Pennsylvania, Albright College is a private liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Philadelphia is about 1 1/2 hours away. Albright students come from 22 states and 14 countries. The college has a predominately undergraduate focus but also offers master's degrees in education. The most popular undergraduate programs span a wide range of fields in business, the humanities, the social sciences and art. High achieving students should look into the Albright Honor Program for a more discussion-centered approach to learning and a range of co-curricular opportunities. For adult and working students, Albright offers several accelerated evening programs in professional fields. Academics are supported by a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Sports are big at Albright, and the Lions compete in the NCAA Division III MAC Commonwealth Conference. The college fields ten men's and twelve women's intercollegiate sports.

Most Popular Majors

Accounting, Art, Business Administration, Communications, Criminology, Fashion, History, Information Systems, Psychology, Sociology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2305
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: 2334
Faculty: 125

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 18:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 19:1

Percent Male: 42%
Percent Female: 58%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 55%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 62%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

1621 N. 13th St.
Reading Pennsylvania 19612


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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 19 25
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 480 570
Math 480 580

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 48%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -48%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1000

Other Expenses: 1500

Room and Board: 9200

Tuition and Fees: 33990

Total Cost: 45690

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 8764

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 94%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 90%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 89%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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