Allen College requires a minimum of 124 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Allen College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Allen College does not offer classes during the summer.
Allen College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Allen College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Allen College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Allen College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Allen College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Allen College.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Allen College does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Allen College
At Allen College, students are not permitted to double major, and must choose just one area of study to focus on.
❌ Allen College does not offer services for students with disabilities.
✅ Allen College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Allen College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Allen College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
❌ Allen College studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Barrett Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Allen College offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in nursing with Wartburg College, Loras College, Central College and Simpson College
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Allen College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Allen College has an Army ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Allen College include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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