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Allen University is a private institution that was founded in 1870. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 644 and its setting is city. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Allen University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $11,940 (2012-13).
|School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):|
Allen University is an academic community which provides students an opportunity to obtain a baccalaureate degree in liberal arts and professional programs. The University has a strong unalterable commitment to teaching in delivery of its baccalaureate programs.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||African Methodist Episcopal|
When applying to Allen University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 1. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 60.5 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||60.5%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||July 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Allen University is 13:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 45.2 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||2|
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Allen University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 644. Allen University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
|Student gender distribution||N/A|
|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Allen University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Allen University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Allen University, 26 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Allen University.
|Students who have cars on campus||26%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Allen University, 97.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $8,182.
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||$11,940 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$5,560 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data