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Albright College

Reading, PA

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.

Web Sitewww.albright.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students2,304
   Women1,391 (60.4%)
   Men913 (39.6%)
Graduate Students14

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate51% of 8,832 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.35
SAT Math527 average
470-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading535 average
480-573 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite23 average
20-24 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$55,992
Tuition and Fees
$41,544
Room and Board
$11,188
Average Percent of Need Met85%
Average Freshman Award$39,850
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$38,196

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar System4-1-4
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
109
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 47% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Reading Population88,102
Nearest Metropolitan AreaPhiladelphia
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 89% of freshmen, 65% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
Mascot 
Sororities22% of women participate
Fraternities 15% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.8% Asian
24.2% Black/African-American
12.2% Hispanic/Latino
1.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
56.6% White
1.6% Unknown
International Students2.0% from 14 countries
First-Year Students Returning71.4%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
47.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
62%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
16.5%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.13 3.37 540 580 22
Low 2.80 3.00 540 580 22
High 3.40 3.60 540 580 22
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