Allegheny College: Review & Facts

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Allegheny College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,935 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1815 and is one of the 3 schools located in Meadville, Pennsylvania.

Allegheny College is affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
34
Fair
Allegheny College will give you the option to get a bachelor's degree.

Allegheny College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 34 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Psychology, Natural Resources and Environment, Economics, and Political Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
83%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Allegheny College student retention rate is high at 83% (above Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Allegheny College is good: 79%.

Student to faculty ratio at Allegheny College is good, 10:1. Read more regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$42,500
High
Average tuition charges are extremely high - about $42,000 per year. The additional fees at Allegheny College beyond tuition are nearly $500, which makes it a total of $42,500 per academic year.

Read the details about Allegheny College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
68%
Doable
According to government data, 4,324 applications were submitted and 2,955 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Allegheny College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,700
Medium
Allegheny College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Allegheny College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Allegheny College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,900 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable, nearly $5,700 a year.

Based on the college crime data, Allegheny College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Allegheny College Location and Maps



Post Address: Allegheny College, 520 N Main St, Meadville, Pennsylvania 16335-3902, USA
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