64%

Acceptance Rate

$34,949

Avg.Financial Aid

003230

FAFSA Code

About Allegheny College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,771

Website

https://allegheny.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, Allegheny College is situated in Meadville, PA. Allegheny College covers an area of 542 acres. Allegheny College was founded in the year 1815. Allegheny College is recognised by its official colors, blue and gold. At Allegheny College, the total enrolment stands at 1,775. The school has an academic staff of 193 (2018) who teach various courses to the students. At Allegheny College, around 99% of the students are 24 and under. Talking about gender distribution at AC, around 56% of the students are females and 44% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 205 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are William McKinley, Ida Tarbell, Raymond P. Shafer, and Clarence Darrow. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 28 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education). Allegheny College has around $230 million (2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

520 N Main St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8143323100
Fax: 8143370431
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. Allegheny College has been ranked at the 351st 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.

15-Feb

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

64%

SAT Range

1120 - 1340

ACT Range

24 - 30

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Allegheny College has 3 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1170-1360, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Allegheny College, must score 27 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 24 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 520 N Main St, Meadville, Pennsylvania 16335-3902. They can also call them at (814) 332-3100.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$25,880

Average Annual Cost

$47,040

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$500

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

$12,140

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,500

Total One Year Cost

$63,180

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 total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $64,150. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($49,260), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($12,640), and budget for other expenses ($2,500). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

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

82%

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

33%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$935

Faculty Overview

45%

Male Professors

55%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Biology, General

59 Graduates

Economics

52 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

49 Graduates

Psychology, General

49 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

42 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

31 Graduates

Political Science and Government

29 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

25 Graduates

History

23 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

21 Graduates

Mathematics

18 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

15 Graduates

Public Health

15 Graduates

Chemistry

14 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

13 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

13 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

12 Graduates

Physics

12 Graduates

Computer Science

11 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

4 Graduates

Community Organization and Advocacy

3 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

3 Graduates

Music

3 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

2 Graduates

Philosophy

2 Graduates

Computer Engineering

1 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,771

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

29%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

44%

US National: 44%

Female

56%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

68% White

2% Unknown

9% Black

9% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

4% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

45%

Out Of State

51%

In State

4%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$64,269 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 98% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

98%

Undergrads in College Housing

96%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,410/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,730/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,730/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

alligator

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

North Coast Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

287

Total Female Athletes

175

Intramural Sports

12

Sports Club

14

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

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

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $12,640 per year. The average meal plan at AC costs around $5,730 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At AC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The college has enrolled around 44% male and 56% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$50,900/year

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

$0$100,000

$27,000

$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.

$280 - 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.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$34,949

Students Receiving Federal Grants

37%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,436

Students Receiving State Aid

26%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,359

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$32,056

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$43,577

$30K - $48K

$42,497

$48K - $75K

$39,403

$75K - $110K

$35,098

> $110K

$28,727

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$45,729,338

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$10,834,963

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 Allegheny College is around $35,737 and the federal grant is $5,249. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,415 as well as institutional aid worth $35,737. At AC, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $45,729,338 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $10,834,963.

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