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Albright, founded in 1856, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 110-acre campus is located at the edge of a residential section of Reading, 45 miles from Philadelphia.

Website: www.albright.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,912
Undergraduate
Students
(60.1%) 1,149 Women
(39.9%) 763 Men
22
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
62% of 6,755 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.05
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$41,382
Tuition and Fees
$25,642
Room and Board
$12,480
Average Percent of Need Met
89%
Average Freshman Award
$43,904
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$36,422
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
97
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Reading Population
88,102
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
80% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
Sororities
13% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.3% Asian
23.6% Black/African-American
15.2% Hispanic/Latino
2.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
51.2% White
4.2% Unknown
International Students
1.8% from 16 countries
First-Year Students Returning
68.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
43.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
20.0%
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