Albright College Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#3630 of 14,131 In the World
#1052 of 2,597 In North America
#981 of 2,496 In the United States
#69 of 155 In Pennsylvania
#1 of 3 In Reading

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
82%
Avg. cost to attend
$19,553 /y
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
1,539
Graduates
45
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Albright College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 82% 76% 86%
Applicants 5,369 2,121 3,248
Admissions 4,408 1,615 2,793
Freshmen enrolled full time 351 160 191
Freshmen enrolled part time 9 4 5

1,123 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

221 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 767 (48%)
Black or African American 397 (25%)
Hispanic 271 (17%)
Two or more races 65 (4%)
Asian 37 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 28 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 15 (0.9%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$19,553/year
Average aid awarded
$20,674
Students receiving aid
97%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $15,448
$30-48K $14,822
$48-75K $17,867
$75-110K $23,952
$110K+ $30,013

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $25,500$1,975
Tuition in-state $25,500$1,975
Tuition out-of-state $25,500$1,975
Fee in-district $1,188$400
Fee in-state $1,188$400
Fee out-of-state $1,188$400

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,212
Combined charge for room and board $12,890
Room charge $7,050
Meal charge $5,840

Albright College Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Business Administration and Management, General 80
Accounting 30
Psychology, General 26
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 22
Fashion & Apparel Design 18
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 18
Sociology, General 16
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 15
Art & Art Studies, General 12
English Language and Literature, General 12
History, General 12
Information Science & Studies 12
Political Science and Government, General 12
Criminology 11
Music, General 10
Computer and Information Sciences, General 8
Game and Interactive Media Design 7
Behavioral Neuroscience 6
Mathematics, General 6
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 6
Biochemistry 5
Environmental Science 4
Secondary Education and Teaching 4
Business & Commerce, General 3
Environmental Studies 3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 2
Economics, General 2
French Language and Literature 2
Public Health, General 2
Spanish Language and Literature 2
Art Teacher Education 1
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General 1
Chemistry, General 1
International Relations and Affairs 1
Physics, General 1
Religion & Religious Studies 1
Special Education and Teaching, General 1
Grand Total 370 5
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 60% 54% 64%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%

Publications & Citations

Publications
326
Citations
5,771

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
150 / 1,097
Psychology
79 / 3,191
Social Psychology
47 / 2,561
Medicine
44 / 1,127
Sociology
36 / 226
Art & Design
32 / 49
Biology
30 / 548
Political Science
30 / 18
History
28 / 8
Chemistry
25 / 295
Environmental Science
23 / 696
Economics
20 / 240
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
19 / 11
Computer Science
19 / 196
Classics and Ancient History
18 / 0
Business
15 / 705
Child Psychology
14 / 425
Demography
11 / 128
Mathematics
10 / 300
Physics
10 / 256
Art History
10 / 0
Ecology
9 / 398
Geography and Cartography
9 / 135
Literature
9 / 10
Philosophy
9 / 21
Pharmacy
8 / 49
Development Studies
8 / 33
Journalism and Digital Media
8 / 6
Education Majors
8 / 120
Clinical Psychology
8 / 265
Gender Studies
7 / 12
Inorganic Chemistry
7 / 60
Engineering
7 / 169
Media Studies
7 / 0
Virology
7 / 42
Cognitive Science
7 / 153
Aesthetics
6 / 4
Broadcast Journalism
6 / 14
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
6 / 18
Math Teachers
6 / 102

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 8
1992 2 19
1993 3 27
1994 2 33
1995 1 21
1996 3 19
1997 0 34
1998 1 33
1999 2 33
2000 6 64
2001 8 57
2002 4 57
2003 7 80
2004 2 71
2005 2 80
2006 3 116
2007 16 116
2008 11 138
2009 9 160
2010 13 182
2011 26 170
2012 8 247
2013 23 285
2014 22 398
2015 22 401
2016 21 518
2017 14 537
2018 25 523
2019 24 582
2020 24 641
2021 26 670

Albright College alumni

  1. John Fetterman

    John Fetterman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politiciansocial worker
    Biography

    John Karl Fetterman is an American politician serving as the 34th Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania since 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as Mayor of Braddock from 2005 to 2019. Fetterman was a candidate in the United States Senate election in Pennsylvania for 2016 and is running again in 2022.

  2. Anthony Portantino

    Anthony Portantino
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Anthony J. Portantino is an American politician currently serving in the California State Senate. A Democrat, he represents the 25th Senate District which encompasses portions of the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys. Portantino was a member of the California State Assembly from 2006 to 2012, representing the 44th Assembly District.

  3. Thomas R. Kline

    Thomas R. Kline
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Thomas R. Kline is an American lawyer. He is best known for personal injury cases that have helped shape Pennsylvania law and resulted in corporate, institutional and governmental changes throughout the civil justice system. The law school at Drexel University is named for Kline. He is a partner in Kline & Specter and a member and past president (2008-2009) of the Inner Circle of Advocates.

  4. Mũkoma wa Ngũgĩ

    Mũkoma wa Ngũgĩ
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    writeracademic
    Biography

    Mũkoma wa Ngũgĩ is a Kenyan poet and author. His father is the author Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o.

General info

Founded 1856
Motto Veritas et Justitia
Truth and Justice
Colors red, white
Academic Calendar Four-One-Four
Total FTE staff 369
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 1621 N. 13th St.
Reading, Pennsylvania, 19612-5234
United States
City population 95,000
Phone 6109212381
Fax +1 (610) 921 7729

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