Overall Allegheny College Acceptance Rate
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SAT Scores: 1070 - 1300
- ACT Scores: 24 - 29
- Average GPA: 3.7
How Hard Is It to Get into Allegheny College
Applicant Selectivity: Moderately Selective
The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Allegheny is considered moderately selective. Many accepted applicants score in the mid-range on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having a solid high school GPA and number of college prep courses.
How Does Allegheny College Compare to Other Liberal Arts Colleges in PA
Nearby College Acceptance Rates
|Bryn Mawr College||39%|
|Grove City College||81%|
|Saint Vincent College||70%|
|University of Pennsylvania||10%|
|Westminster College (PA)||94%|
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
Allegheny College is a test optional college, meaning students are not required to submit ACT or SAT scores with their application. Admissions staff at Allegheny focus instead on overall high school performance, character, determination, and a love of learning. Required documents include the following:
- (1) Teacher recommendation from an instructor in a major subject.
- (2) Official high school transcript including any college course credit from Advanced Placement, College Level Examination Program, or International Baccalaureate examinations.
- (3) School report or a Letter of Recommendation from a guidance counselor.
- (4) a personal essay indicating interest in attending Allegheny.
Note that standardized test scores are required for both home-schooled students and non-U.S. permanent residents and citizens.
Number of Applicants, Percent Admitted, and Enrolled Students
Average Standardized Test Scores
|SAT Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||530 - 650|
|Math||540 - 650|
|Total Score:||1070 - 1300|
|ACT Section||Score Range|
|Composite Score:||24 - 29|