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Allegheny College Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 23rd 2019By -  Nidhi Mittal

Allegheny College admissions are competitive as the college has an acceptance rate of 68%. The mean GPA required of freshmen is 3.73 which makes the score moderately competitive.

This college only offers undergraduate programs and some dual courses. It is known for its unusual and different combinations of majors and minors offered.

  • The SAT and ACT scores are not required for the native undergraduate students but are required for the non-US citizens.
  • 75% of first-year students graduated in the top 25% of their high school class
  • The college is very accepting of international students and represents 47 countries.


Application portalAllegheny Application Portal, Common Application, The Coalition Application
Application feeNo fee required
Acceptance rate68%
Mean GPA3.73
SAT score1140-1320
ACT score23-29
Mode of paymentBy check or credit card
Tuition feeUndergraduate-$48,768 per year
Academic calendarSemester-based
Intake sessionsFall and spring
Financial aidGrant, scholarships, employment, loans

Allegheny College Application deadlines

Early decision deadlineNovember 15
Regular decision deadlineFebruary 15
Spring transfer deadlineDecember 1
Fall transfer deadlineJuly 1

Allegheny College International Admissions

Though the application process is the same for the international and the native applicants, the international students have to meet a few more requirements and submit some documents

  1. A personal essay and a school report
  2. High school transcripts, transferring certificates, and at least one teacher recommendation letter.
  3. Official Test Scores: The TOEFL is required for students whose first language is not English.
  4. Official Test Scores: SAT scores or ACT scores are required for international students.

Visa Process for International Applicants

Documents required for the process

  1. Passport
  2. SEVIS form DS-2019
  3. US visa stamp
  4. Evidence of financial support
  5. Proof of permanent address outside the US

There are the following steps for the visa process

  1. Payment of the SEVIS fee-$200
  2. Filling the form I-901
  3. Attending the visa interview
  4. Tell the university about the results

Language Requiremnets for International Students

The students can use any of these tests to enroll in the college. The minimum scores required are mentioned below.

Duolingo English Test 50
Cambridge IGCSE (formerly O Levels) on the English – First or Second Language subject testLevel B
Advanced Placement (AP) English Language and Composition or English Literature and Composition4 or higher
IB on the higher level examinations for English A Language and Literature or English A Literature5 or better
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section580 or higher
ACT (English and Reading) score24 or higher
Trinity Integrated Skills in English II examMerit in all four skills

Allegheny College Undergraduate Admissions

The applicants are advised to get in contact with the admissions office if they have any queries regarding the application or admission process. The college offers 47 bachelor’s programs for all the students

Where to apply: Allegheny application portal or Common application or The Coalition application

Application fee: No fee required

Admission requirements: The following documents are required to complete the admission process

  • High school diploma with a mean GPA of 3.73
  • Personal essay and at least one letter of recommendation should be given
  • High school transcripts and transferring credits should also be submitted.
  • SAT/ACT codes:
    • SAT Code:2006
    • ACT Code:3520
  • All the applicants must write a statement of purpose.

Majors: These are some of the majors offered by Allegheny College for the students:

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Community & Justice Studies
  • Integrative Informatics
  • Neuroscience
  • Mathematics

If Allegheny College is the first choice of the applicants, they should apply under the Early Decision option. Applicants will have to accept an offer of admission if granted.

To confirm the status as an Early Decision applicant, one must submit the Early Decision Agreement Form with all other application materials.

Early Decision applicants may only submit Regular Decision/non-binding applications to other colleges and universities.

If admitted to Allegheny College under the Early Decision Plan, students must submit the $400 enrollment deposit and withdraw all applications from other colleges/universities.

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