Albright College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$42,404

4.33% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$24,673

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

6.56%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

50%

8,332 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,036

97.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

54.2%

263 Graduates

About

Albright College is a higher education institution located in Berks County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Albright College were General Business (60 degrees awarded), Industrial & Organizational Psychology (56 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (54 degrees).

In 2017, 572 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Albright College. 63.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (309 degrees), 2.97 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (104 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Albright College is $42,404, which is $17,210 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Albright College is $42,404, which is $17,210 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,673.

In 2017, 94% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 83% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$42,404

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Albright College was $42,404. The cost of tuition at Albright College is $17,210 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$24,673

2017 Value

0.864%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Albright College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,673. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Albright College grew by 0.864%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,188

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Albright College was of $11,188 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 3.88% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

94%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

83%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Albright College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 3.3% with respect to 2016, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

6.56%

2016 Default Rate

48

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Albright College was 6.56%, which represents 48 out of the 732 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Albright College received 8,332 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 5.66% annual decline. Out of those 8,332 applicants, 4,169 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 50% acceptance rate.

There were 2,036 students enrolled at Albright College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Albright College has an overall enrollment yield of 11.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

50%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

4,169

Accepted Out of 8,332

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Albright College was 50% (4,169 admissions from 8,332 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 51.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -5.66%, while admissions declined by -7.64%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Albright College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Albright College has a total enrollment of 2,036 students. The full-time enrollment at Albright College is 1,993 students and the part-time enrollment is 43. This means that 97.9% of students enrolled at Albright College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Albright College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.5% White, 20.6% Black or African American, 12.3% Hispanic or Latino, 2.5% Asian, 1.62% Two or More Races, 0.835% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Albright College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (30%), followed by White Male (21.2%) and Black or African American Female (12.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Albright College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,036 students. The full-time enrollment at Albright College is 1,993 and the part-time enrollment is 43. This means that 97.9% of students enrolled at Albright College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Albright College was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Albright College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,049

  2. Black or African American

    420

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    250

The enrolled student population at Albright College is 51.5% White, 20.6% Black or African American, 12.3% Hispanic or Latino, 2.5% Asian, 1.62% Two or More Races, 0.835% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 180 students (8.84%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 154 more women than men received degrees from Albright College. The majority of degree recipients at Albright College are white (309 degrees awarded). There were 2.97 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (104 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Albright College is General Business (60 degrees awarded), followed by Industrial & Organizational Psychology (56 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (54 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Albright College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (24 degrees awarded), Psychology (101 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (14 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Albright College are Elementary & middle school teachers (332,974 people), Other managers (221,940 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (178,239 people), Postsecondary teachers (175,977 people), and Social workers, all other (111,894 people).

The most specialized majors at Albright College are Language & Linguistics (24 degrees awarded), Psychology (101 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (14 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (64 degrees), and History (14 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Albright College are Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Albright College are Language & Linguistics (24 degrees awarded), Psychology (101 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (14 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (64 degrees), and History (14 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Albright College are Elementary & secondary schools (689,210 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (384,592 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (251,145 people), Legal services (158,403 people), and Computer Systems Design (149,922 people).

The most specialized majors at Albright College are Language & Linguistics (24 degrees awarded), Psychology (101 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (14 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (64 degrees), and History (14 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Albright College.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Albright College was General Business with 60 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 209

  2. 363

In 2017, 209 degrees were awarded to men at Albright College, which is 0.576 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (363).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Albright College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 3.15 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 52 degrees were awarded to women at Albright College in Industrial & Organizational Psychology, which is 13 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%

100% Completion Time

58%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 50% of students graduating from Albright College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Albright College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    309 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    104 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    84 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Albright College is white (309 degrees awarded). There were 2.97 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (104 degrees).

18.2% of degree recipients (104 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    189 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    120 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    58 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Albright College is white female (189 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (120 degrees).

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Operations

Albright College has an endowment valued at nearly $67.7M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.5M (11.1%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Albright College had a total expenditure of $54.4M. Of that $54.4M, they spent $20.7M on salaries and $54.4M on benefits.

Albright College employs 39 Associate professors, 36 Assistant professors, and 19 Professors. Most academics at Albright College are Male Associate professors (22), Female Assistant professors(19), and Female Associate professors (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Albright College are: Service, with 51 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 41 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 33 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$67.7M

2017 Endowment

7.71%

growth from 2016

Albright College has an endowment valued at about $67.7M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Albright College grew 7.71% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $30.6M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $655k - Federal

  2. $520k - State

  3. $229k - Local

As of 2017, Albright College received $655k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $520k from state grants and contracts, and $229k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$20.7M

Salary Expenditure

$54.4M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Albright College had a total expenditure of $54.4M. Of that $54.4M, they spent $20.7M on salaries and $54.4M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Albright College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$20.7M

2017 Salaries

1.23%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Albright College paid a median of $20.7M in salaries, which represents 37.9% of their overall expenditure ($54.4M) and a 1.23% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.79% growth from 2015 and a 0.109% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.31M

Instructional Salaries

111

Number of Employees

In 2017, Albright College paid a total of $7.31M to 111 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

39 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

51 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Albright College were Associate professor with 39 employees; Assistant professor with 36 employees; and Assistant professor with 19 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Albright College were Service with 51 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 33 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Albright College was Male Associate professor with 22 employees, Female Assistant professor with 19 employees, and Female Associate professor with 17 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Albright College.

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