Allegheny College

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Allegheny College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Meadville, PA, a predominately rural area. There are around two thousand students enrolled per year at Allegheny College.

Most of the students getting into this school had an SAT score between 1590 - 1920, or got accepted with an ACT score between 23 - 29. We were able to estimate the Allegheny College average GPA (3.28 - 3.57) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 65% of all applicants are accepted to Allegheny College, from which 21 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Allegheny College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Allegheny College was reported as 64.9% in Fall 2013 with over 4,510 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1590 - 1920
  • ACT Scores: 23 - 29
  • Average GPA: 3.28 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into Allegheny College?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Allegheny College is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Allegheny College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 66.2%
  • 2010-2011: 58.7%
  • 2011-2012: 57.6%
  • 2012-2013: 63.3%
  • 2013-2014: 64.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 62.6%

How Does Allegheny College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Allegheny College is seventeen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Thiel College65.5%
Mercyhurst University75.4%
Gannon University80.4%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College84.1%
Grove City College80.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Allegheny College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading530 - 640
Math540 - 650
Writing520 - 630
Total Score1590 - 1920
ACT®Score Range
English23 - 30
Math23 - 28
Composite Score23 - 29
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