Albright College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Reading, PA, which is a predominantly urban area. The United Methodist affiliation of this school is an important part of the history, education and mission that defines the school. Enrollment at Albright College is nearly 2,400 yearly.
Here is a list of some of the popular programs Albright College offers:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Social Sciences
- Visual And Performing Arts
- Communications And Journalism
Students applying for admission are generally required to submit an application, transcripts, test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the admissions office. A SAT or ACT exam is required prior to applying, with scores within the range of 960 - 1150 for the SAT exam and between 19 - 25 on the ACT is typical among students admitted to Albright College. 48% of those who apply are admitted to Albright College, of which 16% choose to enroll. Additional information regarding admissions can be found by reaching out to Albright College or by requesting it here.
Tuition is approximately $37,000 annually, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to determine a more personalized cost estimate. Housing may be available for students that want to live on-campus at an estimated cost of $5,600 for the year. Some students at this school may be eligible for financial aid, which is generally provided as grants or student loans.
The Albright College "Lions" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Sports available may include the following:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
- Football (NCAA Division III)
Students who would like to see more about Albright College can visit their website at albright.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may provide a better idea of the students Albright College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Albright College is around 2,300 students, where graduate students make up roughly 22% of the student body.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $43,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- For part-time students, charges are between $1,200-$1,500 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||99%||$26,463|
|Receiving Student Loans||87%||$10,776|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Albright College may provide services to students including:
- Distance learning
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
Albright College has an overall graduation rate which is close to 54%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||48%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||4%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||1%|
Albright College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Commonwealth Conference)
- Basketball (Commonwealth Conference)
- Field Hockey
- Football (Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation)
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Albright College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Albright College.
- Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Berks in Reading, PA (3 miles away)
- Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in Kutztown, PA (12 miles away)
- Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Lehigh Valley in Center Valley, PA (21 miles away)
- Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Schuylkill in Schuylkill Haven, PA (24 miles away)
- West Chester University of Pennsylvania in West Chester, PA (33 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Albright College for official up-to-date information.