Albright College

1621 N. 13th St., Reading, PA 19612-5234
Tel: (610)921-2381
Private not-for-profit | 2,232 students
Success in the 21st century requires innovative thinkers, creative problem solvers and skilled communicators. At AlbrightCollege, we offer our students unique opportunities to develop these skills and to create academic paths specially tailoredto their goals and interests. Albright College offers a wide variety of academic, social and personal support services.Academic support activities include faculty advising, peer tutoring and seminars on study skills and time management.

School Overview:

Albright College
CountyBerks County, PA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
158 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,232 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
2,131 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
101 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
2,167 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
65 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
2%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
8%3%
% Black
9%6%
% White
81%84%
% Two or more races
-2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$35,320$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$35,320$24,744
 
Percent Admitted47%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)480-570450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)480-585460-573
ACT Composite (25-75%)20-2520-25

School Notes:

  • The College's rigorous liberal arts curriculum has an interdisciplinary focus. Albright’s hallmarksare connecting fields of learning, collaborative teaching and learning, and a flexible curriculum that allows students tocreate an individualized education. Fully half of Albright students have concentrations that combine two or three fields oflearning. Half of our students graduate with combined, interdisciplinary or multiple majors. Last year, for example, studentscreated over 200 different combinations of majors.
  • Albright College traces its origin to 1856. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, Albright wasformed through the mergers of three separate Pennsylvania institutions: Union Seminary of New Berlin; Schuylkill Seminary(later called Schuylkill College), Reading; and Albright Collegiate Institute (later called Albright College), Myerstown. Thefinal merger occurred in 1929 when Schuylkill College and Albright College became Albright College at its current location inReading.
  • The College is located on a 118-acre suburban campus in Reading, Pa., a city of 80,000 in ametropolitan area of 250,000. Albright College is one hour from Philadelphia and the Pocono mountain ski resorts, two hoursfrom Baltimore and three hours from New York City and Washington, D.C.
  • Albright College is fully accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle StatesAssociation of Colleges and Schools. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized bythe U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation. Albright College is alsoapproved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 333 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17126, 717-787-5041.
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