Albright College

country rank  1309
world rank  4517

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University Overview

Founded in 1856, Albright College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Reading (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Albright College is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Albright College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 163 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1856
Motto Veritas et Justitia
Truth and Justice
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address 13th and Bern Streets
Reading (population range: 50,000-249,999)
19612-5234 Pennsylvania
United States
T +1 (610) 921 7512
F +1 (610) 921 7729

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 13th & Bern Streets, PO Box 15234
Reading 19612-5234
+1 (610) 921 7512
800 252 1856

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Albright College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019