PO Box 15234, 13th and Bern Streets Reading, PA 19612-5234 610-921-7799
About Albright College
  • Year of Foundation 1856
  • Size of Campus 118 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation United Methodist
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 2,112
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58%, 42%, 33%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $25,232
  • Room and Board $7,888
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 2,074
Albright College is a private college that offers a liberal arts curriculum with an interdisciplinary focus. Albright College is accredited by the Middle States Association, and offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees, as well as a Master of Arts and Master of Science degrees in education. The college also offers accelerated degree programs. With a student/faculty ratio of 12:1, Albright College enrolls some 1,660 undergraduates in traditional programs, about 600 students in accelerated degree programs in nine locations and about 100 students in the master’s program in education. Albright's hallmarks are connecting fields of learning, collaborative teaching and learning, and a flexible curriculum that allows students to create an individualized education. In 2011, more than half of students have a dual, combined or interdisciplinary concentration, with as many as 200 different combination in a given year.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming; Spring Fever Weekend
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Percent students who are frat members 25%
  • Number of honor societies Epsilon Nu; Alpha Epsilon Delta; Beta, Beta, Beta; Sigma Tau Delta; Psi Chi; Phi Alpha Theta; Alpha Kappa Delta, Kappa Tau Chi
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Neuman; Hillel; Albright Christian Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 30%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian/American Society, Carribean Culture Club, African Diaspora, African American society, International Student Association
  • Distance to nearest airport Philadelphia (60), Philadelphia (55)
  • Distance to nearest train Philadelphia (55)
  • Distance to nearest bus Reading (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 41%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 14%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 41%
  • Number of students using college housing 61%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 17%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (74%), apartment for single students (14%), other housing options (12%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 4%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 17
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 65%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 10
  • Number of e-books 4,195
  • Student Computer Availability N/A
  • Library Facilities Holocaust Resource Center; Special Collections e.g.. Reading-Berks, Albrightian, Byron Vazakes; Curriculum Library; AV/Educ. Technology Center
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 11,218
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, health service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 600
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number Of Books in Library 220,275
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Museums Career Center Library, Philosophy Library, Women's Center Library, Religion Library, Art Gallery
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 55
  • Number Of Microforms 92,264
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 20
  • Number Of Subscriptions 748
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 17%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Beard & Miller Accounting; Herebein; Reading School District; Commonwealth of PA; Ernst& Young; Merck Pharm.; Pfizer Pharm.; Lockheed Martin; Foxchase Cancer Center; TYCO Health Care; UGI; Boscov's Department Stores; Vanguard, Morgan Stanley
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 95%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,800
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training internships, resume assistance, interview training
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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