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Study at Allegheny College

Allegheny College was established in 1815. It is a private college of liberal arts and is situated in Meadville Pennsylvania. The campus of the institution is spread across an area of more than 540 acres. Several major and minor degrees are awarded in the fields of Art and Technology, Biochemistry, Communication Arts and Theatre, French Studies, and Science among others. The students body includes an impressive number of international students representing various countries around the world.

Allegheny College's athletics department fields more than 15 men's and women's sports teams. They compete in the North Coast Athletic Conference. The teams are nicknamed as the Gators. They participate in a number of sports which include basketball, cross country, soccer, golf, and football.

Profile of Allegheny College

Allegheny can be found in Meadville, PA (a town not particularly near any major cities). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a United Methodist school. Allegheny is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Bachelor's degree is the highest degree at the school.

Course Topics

The most common majors at Allegheny are in medicine, science, therapy and Counselling, liberal arts, and conservation and resource management.

Allegheny Selectivity

The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Only 25% of students scored 560 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at Allegheny centered around 555 to 650, but ranged both higher and lower.

Faculty

Classes at the school are less crowded than at many schools. A tenure system is one way Allegheny works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at the school are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 2, 193 students were enrolled in Allegheny.

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. Student dorms or apartments are common at Allegheny. The school student athletes compete in North Coast Athletic Conference competitions.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Alleghenys undergraduate residential education prepares young adults for successful, meaningful lives by promoting students intellectual, moral, and social development and encouraging personal and civic responsibility. Allegheny's faculty and staff combine high academic standards and a commitment to the exchange of knowledge with a supportive approach to learning. Graduates are equipped to think critically and creatively, write clearly, speak persuasively, and meet challenges in a diverse, interconnected world. "

Allegheny Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts144economics, English, political science, history, international relations, women's studies, French language, Spanish language, . . .
Science74biology, biochemistry, chemistry, geology, physics, biological and physical sciences, geological and earth sciences
Therapy and Counselling48psychology
Medicine21neuroscience
Media18communication studies
Conservation and Resource Management15environmental studies, environmental science
Computer Science and Engineering10computer science, software engineering
Fine Arts9fine arts, fine arts studies, art history and criticism
Music7music
Religion and Philosophy7religion, philosophy
Mathematics5mathematics
Drama and Performing Arts5drama

Contact: Allegheny

Allegheny College

520 N Main St

Meadville, PA 16335-3902

General Phone: (814) 332-3100

http://www.allegheny.edu

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