Allegheny College

520 N Main St, Meadville, United States
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Overview of Allegheny College

About this school

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,802
    • Men:820 (45.5%)
    • Women:982 (54.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Allegheny College is very difficult: more than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
1
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Considered if submitted
February 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Considered if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
520 North Main Street
City, State, Zip
Meadville, PA  16335
Phone
(814) 332-4351
Fax
(814) 337-0431
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 15
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
March 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 15, February 1
Early Decision Notification
November 15, February 15
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
January 1

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
College preparatory program required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
68% of 5,114 applicants were admitted
Women
73% of 2,695 applicants were admitted
Men
62% of 2,419 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
554 (16%) of 3,472 admitted students enrolled
Women
304 (15%) of 1,964 admitted students enrolled
Men
250 (17%) of 1,508 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.48
375 And Above
46%
3.50 - 3.74
25%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
7%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
604 average |560-650 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
6%
• Score 600 - 700
51%
• Score 500 - 600
38%
• Score 400 - 500
5%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
620 average |580-670 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
15%
• Score 600 - 700
53%
• Score 500 - 600
27%
• Score 400 - 500
5%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
26 average |23-29 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
21%
• Score 24 - 29
50%
• Score 18 - 23
25%
• Score 12 - 17
4%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $47,540 (75.24533080088635%)
  • Room & Board: - $12,140 (19.21494143716366%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (1.5827793605571383%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,500 (3.9569484013928458%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Allegheny College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003230
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
449 (93.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
388 (86.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
388 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
106 (27.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
91%
Average Award
$42,666
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 388 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $36,480
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 328 (84.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,464
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 68 (17.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
91 (18.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $25,905

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,493 (85.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,365 (91.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,365 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
370 (27.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
90%
Average Award
$41,669
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,365 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $34,310
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,169 (85.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,650
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 212 (15.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
354 (20.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,604

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
12.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Veterans Education Benefits (GI Bill), Yellow Ribbon Program
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,475

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


167

Part-Time Faculty


33

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


78%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 24% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 46% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 22% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 7% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 76% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 20% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
912,453

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
207
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Allegheny College provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


81.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


68.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


74.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


75.5%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (47)


  • Applied Economics
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Creative Writing
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
  • History, General
  • International Public Health/International Health
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad

Study Abroad


Biological/life sciences, Social sciences, Natural resources/environmental science, Psychology

Online Degrees


Engineering, arts management, public policy and management, health care policy and management, information systems management with Carnegie Mellon University; physician assistant and occupational therapy with Chatham University

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


13,263

Nearest Metropolitan Area


566 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
18.2 average low in January, 75.3 average high in September
Rain
164 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
90 mile(s) from campus in Pittsburgh
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Meadville
Nearest Train Station
35 mile(s) from campus in Erie

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


94% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


4%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Gators
School Colors
Navy blue and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Allegheny College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government, gators activity programming, alpha phi omega (service fraternity), outing club, greek life

Sororities


24% of women participate

Fraternities


26% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,752

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,802
Women
982
Men
820

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.9% Asian
  • 9.0% Black/African-American
  • 9.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 71.9% White
  • 2.6% Unknown

International Students


2.9% from 50 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources