Allegheny College

Meadville, Pennsylvania

#236 National Colleges

62.15% Admission Rate
Not Very Selective

1,731 Undergraduates Enrolled

  • Private nonprofit
  • Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
  • Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
  • Four-year, small, highly residential
  • Religious Affiliation: United Methodist
Allegheny College is a private liberal arts college in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1815, Allegheny is the oldest college in continuous existence under the same name west of the Allegheny Mountains. It is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association and the North Coast Athletic Conference and it is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

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Meadville, Pennsylvania

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Town: Distant (in urban cluster more than 10 miles and up to 35 miles from an urbanized area)

Mid East (DE, DC, MD, NJ, NY, PA)


Predominant Degree Awarded
Predominantly bachelor's-degree granting

Highest Degree Awarded
Bachelor's degree

Most Popular Fields

Field % Students
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 20.9%
Social Sciences 16.8%
Psychology 11.0%
Natural Resources And Conservation 9.4%
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 7.6%
Physical Sciences 5.8%
Health Professions And Related Programs 5.2%
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 4.7%
History 4.5%
English Language And Literature/Letters 4.2%
Visual And Performing Arts 2.9%
Mathematics And Statistics 2.1%
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 1.6%
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 1.3%
Philosophy And Religious Studies 1.1%
Engineering 0.5%
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 0.5%



Percentage Students Receiving Aid

Average Net Cost After Aid


SAT Scores

1272 Composite Average
Percentile 75% 50% 25%
Math 680 630 580
Verbal 680 635 590

ACT Scores

27 Cumulative Average
Percentile 75% 50% 25%
Math 28 26 23
English 31 27 23