Allegheny College is on a 566-acre campus in the suburban setting of Meadville, Pennsylvania.
Allegheny College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Allegheny College has fraternities and sororities.
Allegheny College has the Student Government. In fact, more students participate in the 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.
The Allegheny College community comes together each year for Make A Difference Day, Orchesis Dance Performance and Springfest.
This table offers information on housing at Allegheny College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||94%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,739|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,485|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||4%|
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 2022, 94% of undergrads at Allegheny College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 4% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Allegheny College. There are 1,739 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,575 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,485 students chose to live in campus housing. 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|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|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|
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. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
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.
While you're planning, check out other schools in Pennsylvania you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.
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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