Allegheny College is on a 566-acre campus in a suburban setting in Meadville, Pennsylvania. There are many activities and organizations for Allegheny College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Allegheny College also has fraternities and sororities.
Allegheny College has a thriving Student Government. In fact, more students participate in Student Government than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Allegheny College include Gators Activity Programming, Alpha Phi Omega (service fraternity), Outing Club and Fraternity/Sorority Life.
Allegheny College students' favorite campus events are Make A Difference Day, Orchesis Dance Performance and Springfest.
Allegheny College offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Allegheny College students live on campus. In 2021, 78% of undergrads at Allegheny College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 19% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Allegheny College. There are 1,788 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,667 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,306 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 80% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Allegheny College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Allegheny College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Allegheny College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Golf||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Bowling||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Equestrian Sports||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Fencing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Skiing (Downhill)||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ultimate Frisbee||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Volleyball||Intercollegiate Club Teams||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Allegheny College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Allegheny College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Allegheny College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Allegheny College has CCTV system, emergency alert system.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Allegheny College, take Interstate 79 to Meadville, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Erie International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Allegheny College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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