Founded in 1815, Allegheny College ranks among the oldest 1% of colleges and universities and is the 32nd oldest college in the United States. Perhaps as many as 100 colleges were established and failed before the Civil War. Allegheny is one of the hardy survivors that testify daily to the determination and vision of those early pioneers of higher education in America.
An education in the liberal arts and sciences gives you more choices, more opportunities, and, yes, more challenges. Allegheny is one of the few liberal arts colleges in the country that will ask you to choose both a major and a minor. The scientist who can present her research in an engaging yet persuasive manner will be more successful in her career; likewise, the international aid worker who can quickly integrate the latest quantitative data will be that much more effective in his work.
ACRoSS is an interdisciplinary forum for the presentation of summer research projects to an audience of students, faculty, and administrators. It is just one example of how students engage in research throughout the year.
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The Office of Spiritual and Religious Life supports members of the Allegheny community in learning, growing in leadership, and developing as whole persons. Through programs, worship experiences, discussions, and fellowship groups, the office seeks to nurture and encourage persons of faith to deepen their engagement with their own faith traditions, while developing respect for difference.
At Allegheny, we take the phrase “live and learn” to heart…and our four-year residency requirement supports that perspective. Living styles include all-male, all-female, and co-ed residence halls and apartments configured as suites, singles, doubles, triples, and quads.
ome to the Gateway, the Maytum Learning Commons, and Pelletier Library, the Academic Commons is a space designed for student success. With its study rooms, movable furniture, and your very own research cube, the building is a hub for academic support and collaboration.
Winslow Health Center provides high quality, accessible, cost effective, nonjudgmental, and confidential health care for Allegheny students. We embrace a culture of safety, courtesy, respect and dignity at each encounter with students.
Club SportsTough intercollegiate competition. Student-run, Allegheny-supported.
Clubs & Organizations100+ student-run clubs and organizations on campus including:
Allegheny College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Great professors, lots of research opportunities.
Amazing! The professors were top notch! The classes were great