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Allegheny College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Pennsylvania

Description

Allegheny College is a private, residential, liberal arts college located in Meadville, Pennsylvania. The school was featured in Loren Pope's well regarded Colleges That Change Lives, and other publications have praised Allegheny for its value, the personalized attention students receive and the strength of its senior capstone experience. The college has a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 22 students at the introductory level and 15 at the upper level. For its strengths in the liberal arts and sciences, Allegheny College was awarded a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Communication Studies, Economics, English, Environmental Science, History, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Political Science, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2125
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 2125
Faculty: 163

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1

Percent Male: 45%
Percent Female: 55%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 72%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 78%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
520 North Main Street
Meadville Pennsylvania 16335

Website: http://www.allegheny.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 814-332-3100

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Sarah Holt
Transfer Coordinator, Admissions
(814) 332-4731
sarah.holt@allegheny.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Bob Baldwin
International Counselor, Admissions
(814) 332-4351
globalgators@allegheny.edu

Athletics Contact:
Betsy Mitchell
Director, Athletics & Recreation
(814) 332-3350
betsy.mitchell@allegheny.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
A minimum of a 2.0 GPA is required; a 3.0+ is preferred. If applicable, a GPA as computed by a two-year college, with or without an associate degree, will be accepted.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Only credits with a grade of C or better are transferable in acceptable courses.

Credits (Min/Max):
The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer is 64.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT/ACT scores can be sent in directly from the College Board or included on your official high school transcript.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
You are required to submit a College Officials Report, which must be completed by a dean or other college official who has access to your disciplinary record and to your academic record.

Essay(s) required:
A personal essay helps us become acquainted with you as a person and student, apart from courses, grades, test scores, and other objective data. It will also demonstrate your ability to organize your thoughts and express yourself.

Application Fee:
There is no application fee.

Other Requirements:
Descriptions for all classes taken or the catalogue from each college attended is requested. The submission of a Transfer Application Supplement form is required.

Fall Deadline:
1-Jul

Spring Deadline:
1-Dec

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.allegheny.edu/admissions/transfer/appinfo.php

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 23 29
English 23 30
Math 23 28
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 530 660
Math 540 640
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 116

Transfers Accepted: 58

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 50%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 58%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -8%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2009

Costs

Books: 1000

Other Expenses: 2000

Room and Board: 9160

Tuition and Fees: 36190

Total Cost: 48350

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
If you are seeking financial assistance from Allegheny, you must submit FAFSA and designate copies of the form be forwarded to the College (Federal Code Number 003230). Merit-based scholarships up to $15,000 are available.

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Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 8093

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 68%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

Alvernia University

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Pennsylvania

Description

Alvernia University is located in a residential neighborhood in Reading, Pennsylvania. It is a private, residential, coeducational school with liberal arts and professional programs sponsored by the Bernardine Franciscan sisters, a Catholic religious order. Enrollment tops 2,800 students, with 1,400 traditional undergraduates. About 99% of their undergraduates receive some type of financial aid, including scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study. Transfer scholarships are available.

Most Popular Majors

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2809
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 81

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 35:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

Percent Male: %
Percent Female: %

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: %

Six-Year Graduation Rate: %

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From:

Contact Information

Address:
400 Saint Bernardine St.
Reading Pennsylvania 19607

Website: http://www.alvernia.edu

Main Email: admissions@alvernia.edu

Main Phone: 888-ALVERNIA

Additional Campuses:
Alvernia University Philadelphia Center
1355 West Cheltenham Avenue
Melrose Park, PA 19027
www.alvernia.edu

Alvernia University Schuylkill Center
2650 Woodglen Road
Pottsville, PA 17901
www.alvernia.edu

Admissions Contact:
Ms. Jenna Detweiler
Assistant Director of Admissions & Transfer Coordinator, Office of Admissions
888.ALVERNIA
IM Screen Names: AlverniaJenna
jenna.detweiler@alvernia.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Ms. Stephanie Garcia
Admissions Counselor, Office of Admissions
888.ALVERNIA
stephanie.garcia@alvernia.edu

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
2.0 GPA (higher for some majors) from a regionally accredited 2 or 4 year school.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
C or higher

Credits (Min/Max):
A maximum of 75 credits will be accepted in transfer from a community college or a four-year university. Students must complete a minimum of 45 credits at Alvernia to receive their degree.

Test Scores for Applying:

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Nursing applicants must submit two letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:

Application Fee:
$25

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.alvernia.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply.html

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading
Math
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: Alvernia receives approximately 500 transfer applications per year. Seventy-five percent of the applications are for the fall semester the remainder for the spring semester.

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: %

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: %

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books:

Other Expenses:

Room and Board:

Tuition and Fees:

Total Cost:

Note on Costs:

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
The following awards are available to qualified full-time undergraduate day students at Alvernia University working towards their first bachelor's degree. ACT (Alvernia Connects with Transfers) Scholarship--$4,000. Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship--$1,000.

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Own Financial Aid Form?

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Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: %

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Arcadia University

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Pennsylvania

Description

Located in Glenside, Pennsylvania, Arcadia University is a mere 25 minutes from Center City Philadelphia. Arcadia University has one of the strongest study abroad programs in the country. Nearly 95% of Arcadia undergraduates study in one of the school's programs in Australia, China, England, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Scotland, South Korea, Spain or Wales. The university is also proud of its 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio and its average class size of 16. Arcadia grads are a loyal group, and the university ranks in the top 10% of colleges for alumni giving.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Drama, Elementary Education, English, Psychology, Sociology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 3868
Total Grad Students: 1699
Undergraduate Students: 2169
Faculty: 119

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 33:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 18:1

Percent Male: 28%
Percent Female: 72%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 53%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 61%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
450 South Easton
Glenside Pennsylvania 19038

Website: http://www.arcadia.edu

Main Email: admiss@arcadia.edu

Main Phone: 877-272-2342

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Collene Pernicello
Director of Admissions for Transfer Students , Office of Enrollment Management
215-572-2840
hare@arcadia.edu

Transfer Services Contact:
877-272-2342
transfer@arcadia.edu

International Admissions Contact:
International Services
215-572-2910
International@arcadia.edu

Athletics Contact:
Joy Zazzera
Assistant Director of Athletics, Athletics Department
215-572-4048
zazzeraj@arcadia.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Transfer applicants should be in good standing, have a grade point average of 2.5 or better, and have demonstrated the ability to do college-level work, in order to be considered for admission.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Credit will not be granted for courses in which grades below "C-" are earned.

Credits (Min/Max):
A maximum of 90 credits may be transferred from a four-year institution, or 75 credits from a two-year institution.

Test Scores for Applying:
Transfer applicants who have successfully completed the equivalent of one or more years of full-time college-level study need not submit SAT or ACT Scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:

Essay(s) required:

Application Fee:
Non-refundable fee of $30 (fee is waived if the application is submitted online).

Other Requirements:
Students interested in entering Arcadia University from other colleges or universities are welcome to apply for admission to either the fall or spring semester.

Fall Deadline:
Rolling admissions

Spring Deadline:
Rolling admissions

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.arcadia.edu/admissions/

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 22 27
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 510 600
Math 510 600
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 54%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -54%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 1400

Other Expenses: 1100

Room and Board: 11640

Tuition and Fees: 34150

Total Cost: 48290

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Transfer students are reviewed for merit scholarships and achievement awards and are given the same financial aid consideration as freshmen.

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Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 9683

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 98%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 86%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Pennsylvania

Description

Bloomsburg University is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education located along the Susquehanna River in Northeastern PA. Bloomsburg embraces the general mission of the system to assure excellence in higher education at an affordable cost. The university is a midsized coeducational liberal arts institution serving students of diverse backgrounds from Pennsylvania, its surrounding states and foreign countries. There area 86 undergraduate majors and 21 graduate programs. The university's goal is to integrate academic programs, cultural activities, and interpersonal relations to promote intellectual growth and social responsibility among students.

Most Popular Majors

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 8855
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 392

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 23:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

Percent Male: %
Percent Female: %

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: %

Six-Year Graduation Rate: %

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From:

Contact Information

Address:
400 East Second Street
Bloomsburg Pennsylvania 17815

Website: http://www.bloomu.edu

Main Email: admiss@bloomu.edu

Main Phone: 570-389-4316

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Maramonne Houseknecht
Assistant Director of Admissions/Transfer Coordinator , Admissions
570-389-4316
mhousekn@bloomu.edu

Transfer Services Contact:
Joseph Kissell
Registrar, Registrar's Office
570-389-4263
jkissell@bloomu.edu [ mailto:jkissell@bloomu.edu%20 ]

International Admissions Contact:
Christopher Lapos
Assistant Director of Admissions/Transfer Coordinator, Admissions
570-389-4316
clapos@bloomu.edu

Athletics Contact:
Mary Gardner
Athletic Director , Department Of Athletics
570-389-4050
mgardner@bloomu.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Minimum GPA to be considered for admission is 2.0 but a 2.5 or higher is preferred. The education major, speech pathology and nursing major require a 3.0 GPA. Criminal justice, sociology, pre-social work ,mass comm and exercise science require a 2.5 GPA.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Credits from a "regionally accredited institution" transfer when grades are "C" or higher and we have equivalent courses. Course with grades of "C-" or "D" may transfer with an associate degree from a PA Community College.

Credits (Min/Max):
There is no minimum number of transfer credits. The maximum number of credits which would transfer from a 2 year regionally accredited institution is 60 and a total of 90 credits from a 4 year regionally accredited institution.

Test Scores for Applying:
Upon completion of 24 credits at the college level, SAT or ACT scores are not required for admission. An applicant who has been out of high school two years does not need SATs or ACTs.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Letters of recommendation are not required, but may be helpful.

Essay(s) required:
An essay is not required as part of the application process.

Application Fee:
The application fee is $35. $60 for international students.

Other Requirements:
Official TOEFL required for international applicants. Transcripts must be translated into English and evaluated by WES or a similar organization. A financial statement showing ability to pay for education and expenses is required.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.bloomu.edu/admissions

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading
Math
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 1650

Transfers Accepted: 984

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 57%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: %

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: %

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books:

Other Expenses:

Room and Board:

Tuition and Fees:

Total Cost:

Tuition and Fees – In-State:

Total Cost – In-State:

Note on Costs:
Go to www.bloomu.edu.

Costs Data From:

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Limited scholarships are available for transfer students. Students should submit the FAFSA form for financial aid.

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Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans:

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: %

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Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

Bryn Mawr College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Pennsylvania

Description

One of the original "seven sister" colleges, Bryn Mawr remains one of the top women's colleges and liberal arts colleges in the U.S. Bryn Mawr is a member of the Tri-College Consortium with Swarthmore and Haverford. Shuttles run between the three campuses, and students can easily cross-register for classes. The college is also close to Philadelphia, and students can register for courses at the University of Pennsylvania. Along with strong academics, Bryn Mawr is rich in history and traditions including "Parade Night" at the year's start and "May Day" at the end of the spring semester. In athletics, the Bryn Mawr Owl's compete in the NCAA Division III Centennial Conference. The college fields eleven intercollegiate sports.

Most Popular Majors

Anthropology, Biology, English, Math, Political Science, Psychology, Urban Studies

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1745
Total Grad Students: 456
Undergraduate Students: 1289
Faculty: 164

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 11:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 8:1

Percent Male: %
Percent Female: 100%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 80%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 87%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
101 N Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr Pennsylvania 19010

Website: http://www.brynmawr.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 610-526-5000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Kathleen Tierney
Director, Athletics & Physical Education
610-526-5364
ktierney01@brynmawr.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Bryn Mawr does not publish a minimum GPA requirement for transfer admission consideration.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
To receive transfer credit for a course, you must receive a grade of at least 2.0 or its equivalent.

Credits (Min/Max):
Transfer credit is only given for courses in the liberal arts. The maximum number of transfer credits accepted is 16. You must earn 64 credits at Bryn Mawr to earn a bachelor's degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
Official SAT or ACT scores (test flexible policy is optional for transfers) are required.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Two professor recommendations and one dean/academic advisor's report (College's Official Report) are required.

Essay(s) required:
There are essay questions on both the Common App and the Bryn Mawr Supplemental Application.

Application Fee:
There is no application fee required to submit an online application through the Common App website. A $50 fee is required for applications submitted by mail.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.brynmawr.edu/admissions/apply/transfer.html

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 26 31
English 27 33
Math 25 30
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 600 710
Math 600 720
Writing 630 710

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 46%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -46%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 1000

Other Expenses: 1000

Room and Board: 12890

Tuition and Fees: 40824

Total Cost: 55714

Note on Costs:
Please visit our website at http://www.brynmawr.edu/sfs/cost/cost_index.html for tuition and fee information.

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
The College recognizes, rewards, and reciprocates their efforts. For undergraduates, that means offering merit scholarships and meeting 100% of a student's demonstrated need.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 5134

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 80%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 69%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 58%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information