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The hallmark of an Albright College education is its strong interdisciplinary and collaborative approach to learning - supplemented by numerous internship opportunities, research with faculty, community service and ways to test classroom knowledge in the real world.

Located in Reading, PA – a city of 87,000 an hour's drive north and west of Philadelphia – Albright was founded in 1856. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, we are a multi-faith, multicultural community that eagerly welcomes students regardless of faith, background or nationality. More than 40% of our undergraduate population comes from racially or ethnically diverse backgrounds.

Our enrollment is 1,700 traditional day students from 26 states and 18 other countries. We have a distinguished history of leadership in undergraduate science education, including pre-med studies and health sciences; in the arts - fashion design, music and theatre; and, in business. Thirty percent of undergraduates participate in 23 NCAA Division III programs.

Our unique January Interim Term allows students to complete coursework and engage in travel, intensive research, artistic endeavors and service learning between the fall and spring semesters. We strongly encourage students to discover and design their own academic programs; more than 60% of graduates complete co-majors comprising more than 150 combinations.

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