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Albright College is a private institution that was founded in 1856. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,317, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 118 acres. It utilizes a 4-1-4-based academic calendar. Albright College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 172. Its tuition and fees are $35,320 (2012-13).
|School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):|
Our mission is to inspire and educate the scholar and leader in each student, building on a strong foundation in the liberal arts and sciences and a commitment to the best of human values, fostering a commitment to a lifetime of service and learning.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||United Methodist|
When applying to Albright College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due April 1. The application fee at Albright College is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 49.1 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||49.1%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||April 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Albright College is 13:1, and the school has 59.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Albright College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Social Sciences; Psychology; and Visual and Performing Arts. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 73.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||52|
|Five most popular majors for 2011 graduates|
Albright College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,317, with a gender distribution of 43.2 percent male students and 56.8 percent female students. At this school, 68.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 32.0 percent of students live off campus. Albright College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Albright College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, health service, and health insurance. Albright College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Albright College, 40 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Albright College.
|Students who have cars on campus||40%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Albright College, 78.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $18,521.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$35,320 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$9,570 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data