1815

Founded in 1815 by Timothy Alden

Allegheny College ranks among the oldest 1% of colleges and universities, the 32nd oldest college in the United States.

#23

Peace Corp 2013 Top Colleges

The annual Peace Corps list recognizes the colleges and universities in the U.S. that produce the most Peace Corps volunteers. Fourteen alumni from Allegheny College are currently serving overseas.

2,100

Student Population

2,100 students are exploring their Unusual Combinations at Allegheny.

#6

Up-and-Coming Liberal Arts College

Allegheny places #6 as “Up-and-Comer” in U.S. News rankings of Top Liberal Arts Colleges in Nation.

92%

NSSE National Survey of Student Engagement

First-year students feel that Allegheny provides substantial support for academic success.

96%

NSSE National Survey of Student Engagement

First-year students rate their experience at Allegheny College as good or excellent

#41

Washington Monthly College Rankings

41st in the nation of liberal arts colleges. “A leader in service, social mobility, and research.”

#20

Newsweek Daily Beast

Allegheny included in Daily Beast’s College Ranking 2012 “Most Rigorous Colleges” alongside other colleges like Harvard and Duke.

73%

NSSE National Survey of Student Engagement

First-year students find the administrative personnel and offices helpful, considerate, and flexible.

89%

NSSE National Survey of Student Engagement

First-year students report that their peers are friendly, supportive, and give them a sense of belonging