62%

Acceptance Rate

$33,694

Avg.Financial Aid

003229

FAFSA Code

About Albright College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,934

Website

www.albright.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

United Methodist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A private, United Methodist university, Albright College is situated in Reading, PA. Albright College occupies a total area of about 118 acres. It was in 1856 when the Albright College was founded. The motto of the Albright College is Veritas et Justitia and its official colors are red and white. The total enrolment stands at 2,320 students at Albright College. Around 1,718 and 40 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has an academic staff of 165 who teach various courses to the students. Interestingly, Albright College has an ethnically diverse student population. At AC around 49% are white, 24% are Black or African American, and 16% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. And, at the university, around 89% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 60% of the students are females and 40% are males. The college has produced several notable alumni including Thomas R. Kline, Edwin Erickson, Jacquelyn S. Fetrow, and John Fetterman in its 164 years of existence. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. At AC, 105 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education). $77 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the Albright College.

Location & Contact

Address

1621 N. 13th St.

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6109212381
Fax: 6109217883
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular college helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. Albright College has been ranked at the 643rd position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st Mar

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

62%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $25, as part of the admission process at AC. Securing a good score in a standardised test like SAT or ACT improves an applicant’s chances of securing admission. However, Albright College doesn’t focus much on standardised tests. Interestingly, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 1621 N. 13th St., Reading, Pennsylvania 19612-5234, or call (610) 921-2381.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$23,785

Average Annual Cost

$44,206

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$1,100

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,070

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,260

Total One Year Cost

$60,636

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to AC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $41,582 per year. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($25,642), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($12,480), and budget for other expenses ($2,460). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

68%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

49%

Male Professors

51%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business/Commerce, General

60 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

56 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

54 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

51 Graduates

Psychology, General

38 Graduates

Sociology

29 Graduates

Biology, General

27 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

25 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

23 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

23 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

21 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

19 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

16 Graduates

Criminology

15 Graduates

History

14 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

14 Graduates

Music

10 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

9 Graduates

Chemistry

8 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

8 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

8 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

7 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

6 Graduates

Political Science and Government

4 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

3 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

3 Graduates

Mathematics

3 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

3 Graduates

Economics

2 Graduates

Area Studies

1 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

1 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

1 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,912

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

45%

Full-time

99%

Part-time

1%

Students Gender

Male

40%

US National: 44%

Female

60%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

51% White

4% Unknown

23% Black

15% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

46%

Out Of State

53%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$69,058 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 92% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

92%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$6,664/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,406/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,406/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Lions

School Colors

red and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation

Total Male Athletes

316

Total Female Athletes

178

Intramural Sports

8

Sports Club

5

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by AC. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $12,480 per year. The students at Albright College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $5,406 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 40% and 60%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$39,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$46,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$25,000

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$259 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$33,694

Students Receiving Federal Grants

52%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,237

Students Receiving State Aid

37%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,748

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$29,228

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$38,312

$30K - $48K

$38,698

$48K - $75K

$37,094

$75K - $110K

$30,252

> $110K

$25,905

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,589,382

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at AC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at Albright College is around $35,243 and the federal grant is $5,434. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,454 as well as institutional aid worth $35,243. The total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered to students at Albright College add up to $4,589,382 per year.

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