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 1170 - 1360, or got accepted with an ACT score between 24 - 30. We were able to estimate the Allegheny College average GPA (3.35 - 3.64) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 62% of all applicants are accepted to Allegheny College, from which 15 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Allegheny College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Allegheny College was reported as 62.2% in Fall 2020 with over 5,210 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

  • ACT Scores: 24 - 30
  • Average GPA: 3.35 - 3.64

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 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Allegheny College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 67.8%
  • 2017-2018: 67.9%
  • 2018-2019: 63.6%
  • 2019-2020: 62.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 59.9%

How Does Allegheny College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Allegheny College is ten percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania83.3%
Thiel College79.4%
Mercyhurst University86.4%
Gannon University75.5%
Grove City College79.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Allegheny College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading590 - 680
Math580 - 680
Total Score1170 - 1360
ACT®Score Range
English23 - 31
Math23 - 28
Composite Score24 - 30
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