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Albright College

Reading, PA 4-Year Private
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About Albright College

Albright College Overview

Albright College is a private, religious school in a suburban setting in Reading, Pennsylvania. Albright College was founded in 1856 and enrolls 1,539 undergrads and no graduate students. Albright College offers housing for students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 60% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Albright College!

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Albright College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Albright College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in joining a fraternity or sorority? Albright College has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Albright College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Albright College on the Student Life page.

2022 Albright College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.0
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 71%
Tuition $27,020
Percent of Need Met 81%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $43,904

Is Albright College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" varies. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better sense of what Albright College offers and if the college seems like a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Albright College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 69% of students who start at Albright College return for their second year of college. Around 53% of students who started at Albright College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Albright College Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Albright College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Albright College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Albright College meets 81% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Albright College full-time are awarded $43,904 a year in financial aid, on average.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $36,422 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Albright College.

Based on this information, how does Albright College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Albright College a good school for you?

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Where is Albright College?

Albright College is located in the suburban setting of Reading, Pennsylvania, less than an hour from Philadelphia.

If you would like to see Albright College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Pennsylvania Turnpike to Reading, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Philadelphia International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Albright College and Reading are like without leaving home.

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College Info

13th and Bern Streets PO Box 15234 Reading, PA 19612-5234

Campus Setting: Suburban

Albright College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Albright College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Albright College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Albright College ACT Scores

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Albright College SAT Scores

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Albright College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$27,020

In State

$27,020

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$27,020
$27,020
Fees
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Housing
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Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Albright College is like? There are approximately 1,539 students enrolled at Albright College. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 58% percent are from PA and 42% percent of students are from other states.

95%

Full Time

4%

Part Time

58%

In State

42%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,539

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$27,020

Out-of-State

$27,020

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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