Allegheny College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$50,480
3.53% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$26,376
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
2.6%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
73.2%
4,380 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,667
96% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
72.7%
343 Graduates

About

Allegheny College is a higher education institution located in Crawford County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Allegheny College were General Economics (45 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (40 degrees), and General Psychology (40 degrees).

In 2020, 461 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Allegheny College. 57.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (322 degrees), 7.32 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (44 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Allegheny College is $50,480, which is $22,080 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Allegheny College is $50,480, which is $22,080 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,376.

In 2020, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 65% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$50,480
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Allegheny College was $50,480. The cost of tuition at Allegheny College is $22,080 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$26,376
2020 Value
8.87%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Allegheny College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,376. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Allegheny College grew by 8.87%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,390
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Allegheny College was of $11,390 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 4.59% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
65%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Allegheny College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 99% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.6%
2018 Default Rate
13
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Allegheny College was 2.6%, which represents 13 out of the 500 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Allegheny College received 4,380 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 15.9% annual decline. Out of those 4,380 applicants, 3,204 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73.2% acceptance rate.

There were 1,667 students enrolled at Allegheny College in 2020, and 47% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Allegheny College has an overall enrollment yield of 12.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

73.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
3,204
Accepted Out of 4,380

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Allegheny College was 73.2% (3,204 admissions from 4,380 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 62.2%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −15.9%, while admissions declined by −1.02%.

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SAT Scores

47%
Submission Percentage
186
Scores Submitted

47% of enrolled first-time students at Allegheny College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Allegheny College has a total enrollment of 1,667 students. The full-time enrollment at Allegheny College is 1,600 students and the part-time enrollment is 67. This means that 96% of students enrolled at Allegheny College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Allegheny College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.7% White, 8.7% Hispanic or Latino, 8.58% Black or African American, 4.02% Two or More Races, 3.6% Asian, 0.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Allegheny College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.4%), followed by White Male (29.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.44%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Allegheny College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,667 students. The full-time enrollment at Allegheny College is 1,600 and the part-time enrollment is 67. This means that 96% of students enrolled at Allegheny College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

84%
2020 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 Allegheny College was 84%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Allegheny College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,128
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    145
  3. Black or African American
    143

The enrolled student population at Allegheny College is 67.7% White, 8.7% Hispanic or Latino, 8.58% Black or African American, 4.02% Two or More Races, 3.6% Asian, 0.3% 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 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% 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, 61 students (3.66%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 69 more women than men received degrees from Allegheny College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Allegheny College is white (322 degrees awarded). There were 7.32 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (44 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Allegheny College is General Economics (45 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (40 degrees) and General Psychology (40 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Allegheny College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (57 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (29 degrees), and English (28 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Allegheny College are Physicians (471,618 people), Postsecondary teachers (270,109 people), Other managers (256,801 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (207,614 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (196,558 people).

The most specialized majors at Allegheny College are Natural Resources & Conservation (57 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (29 degrees), English (28 degrees), Biology (80 degrees), and History (15 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 Allegheny College are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Physicians, Actuaries, and Advertising sales agents

The most specialized majors at Allegheny College are Natural Resources & Conservation (57 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (29 degrees), English (28 degrees), Biology (80 degrees), and History (15 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Allegheny College are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (592,967 people), Elementary & secondary schools (528,641 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (527,829 people), Offices of physicians (244,444 people), and Scientific research & development services (193,210 people).

The most specialized majors at Allegheny College are Natural Resources & Conservation (57 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (29 degrees), English (28 degrees), Biology (80 degrees), and History (15 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 Allegheny College.
Most Common
  1. 45 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 40 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 40 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Allegheny College was General Economics with 45 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

196
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
265
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 196 degrees were awarded to men at Allegheny College, which is 0.74 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (265).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 30 degrees were awarded to men at Allegheny College in General Economics, which is 2 times more than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 30 degrees were awarded to women at Allegheny College in General Psychology, which is 3 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

66%
100% Completion Time
74%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 66% of students graduating from Allegheny College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 74% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 74% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (81.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Allegheny College is Female and Two or More Races (81.8% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0.292% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    322 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    44 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Allegheny College is white (322 degrees awarded). There were 7.32 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (44 degrees).

2.82% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    190 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    132 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Allegheny College is white female (190 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (132 degrees).

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Operations

Allegheny College has an endowment valued at nearly $234M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNM (−1.73%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Allegheny College had a total salary expenditure of $74.7M. Allegheny College employs 61 Assistant professors, 42 Associate professors, and 38 Professors. Most academics at Allegheny College are Female Assistant professors (38), Female Associate professors(24), and Male Professors (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Allegheny College are: Management, with 82 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 54 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 49 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$234M
2020 Endowment
1.39%
growth from 2019

Allegheny College has an endowment valued at about $234M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Allegheny College grew 1.39% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $194M 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. $7.44M - Federal
  2. $277k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Allegheny College received $7.44M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $277k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$27.3M
2020 Salaries
1.59%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Allegheny College paid a median of $27.3M in salaries, which represents 36.6% of their overall expenditure ($74.7M) and a 1.59% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 21.7% decline from 2018 and a 15.1% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.3M
Instructional Salaries
158
Number of Employees

In 2020, Allegheny College paid a total of $11.3M to 158 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
61 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
82 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Allegheny College were Assistant professor with 61 employees; Associate professor with 42 employees; and Associate professor with 38 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Allegheny College were Management with 82 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 54 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 49 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Allegheny College was Female Assistant professor with 38 employees, Female Associate professor with 24 employees, and Male Professor with 23 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Allegheny College.

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