Albright College

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Albright College is a private, coeducational, four-year, undergraduate liberal arts college that is directly affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college was founded in 1856 and is located in Reading, Pennsylvania.

Albright College offers Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Master of Arts (M.A.) and Master of Science (M.S.) degrees, as well as several accelerated degree options. Albright College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and offers a liberal arts curriculum that has a interdisciplinary focus.

Albright College has 9 locations and has a very attractive student to faculty ratio of 12:1. Each year there are approximately 100 students at Albright College enrolled in master’s programs, 600 students in accelerated degree programs and 1,660 undergraduates in traditional bachelor’s degree programs.

Through Albright’s collaborative teaching and learning and flexible curriculum, student’s are also to create self-design programs customized to meet their personal and career goals. Every year hundreds of Albright students participate in the college’s self-design degree program.

Unlike many colleges, Albright does not require applicants to submit SAT scores, but it is optional. In 2012 Albright accepted only 500 new students from an applicant pool of over 7,000.

In the 1960s Albright College launched the first undergraduate psychobiology program in the nation and the first undergraduate biochemistry program in the region. Albright College has been focusing on interdisciplinary learning for decades; they emphasize and encourage student’s to combine fields of learning by creating self-design interdisciplinary majors. Albright offers a large selection pre-professional and liberal arts programs.

General Information

Admission Office
13th & Bern Streets
PO Box 15234
Reading, PA 19612-5234
(610) 921-7700
(800) 252-1856
Fax: (610) 921-7729

Contact: Gregory Eichhorn
Vice-President for Enrollment Management and Dean of Admissions
Main Address
PO Box 15234
Reading, PA 19612-5234
(610) 921-2381

www.albright.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 2,245
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 509
Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,209
Graduate enrollment: 60

Setting
Suburban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 62%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 73%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B,C
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Optics B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Criminology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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