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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
4.24% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
4,724 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
97.3% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
449 Graduates

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The median tuition at Allegheny College is $43,750, which is $11,540 more than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,517.

In 2016, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 66% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Allegheny College received 4,724 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 9.3% annual growth. Out of those 4,724 applicants, 3,201 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 67.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,920 students enrolled at Allegheny College in 2016, and N/A of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Allegheny College has an overall enrollment yield of 17.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Allegheny College has a total enrollment of 1,920 students. The full-time enrollment at Allegheny College is 1,869 students and the part-time enrollment is 51. This means that 97.3% of students enrolled at Allegheny College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Allegheny College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.3% White, 7.86% Hispanic or Latino, 7.24% Black or African American, 4.22% Two or More Races, 2.45% Asian, 0.05% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.05% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Allegheny College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (37.6%), followed by White Male (32.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.11%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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In 2016, 105 more women than men graduated from Allegheny College. The majority of students graduating from Allegheny College are White. These 421 graduates mean that there were 12.4 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or more races, with 34 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Allegheny College is General Psychology with 65 graduates, followed by General Biological Sciences with 65 graduates and General Economics with 53 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Allegheny College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Natural Resources & Conservation, with 49 graduates, followed by Biology with 114 graduates and Physical Sciences with 36 graduates.


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Allegheny College has an endowment valued at nearly $183M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $898,669 (0.49%), compared to the 1.02% average return ($343,877 on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Allegheny College had a total expenditure of $79.9M. Of that $79.9M, they spent $31.4M on salaries and $11.1M on benefits.

Allegheny College employs 58 Assistant professors, 52 Professors, and 47 Associate professors. Most academics at Allegheny College are Male Professors (39), Female Assistant professors (34), and Female Associate professors (28).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Allegheny College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 61 employees, Management, with 51 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 46 employees.



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