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Colleges / Allegheny College

Allegheny College

Meadville, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate75%
Acceptance Rate75%

About Allegheny College

At Allegheny College you can be anything you put your mind to. You won’t be molded into a major here. You’re capable of more than that. So we’re going to ask more of you. For the next four years, we’ll push you to think and question everything. And then question everything you think. Allegheny College is located in Meadville, PA and is an undergraduate-only liberal arts college of 1,500 students.

Allegheny College is a private, nonprofit school in the suburb of Meadville, Pennsylvania. Allegheny College was founded in 1815. The college currently enrolls around 1,575 students a year, including 1,575 undergraduates.

Allegheny College Acceptance Rate

It is very difficult to get into Allegheny College. Around 75% of applicants get into Allegheny College each year. Out of 4,667 applications received in 2022, 3,521 students were offered admission.

Allegheny College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 75%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 56%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 91%
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 91%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 28%

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Allegheny College is locatedin the town of Meadville, Pennsylvania,.

If you would like to see Allegheny College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 79 to Meadville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Erie International.

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

College Info

Allegheny College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Allegheny College is Feb 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Allegheny College is Jul 1.

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

Allegheny College is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Allegheny College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1140 - 1350


Math SAT Range

560 - 670


Reading SAT Range

580 - 680

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1350 and Above


1140 to 1350


1140 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Allegheny College students is 1245. Applicants with SAT scores of 1350 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Allegheny College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1140 to 1350 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1140 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Allegheny College.

Allegheny College Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Allegheny College is like? There are approximately 1,575 students enrolled at Allegheny College. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 50% percent are from PA and 50% percent of students are from other states.


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