Information About Allegheny College

Academics at Allegheny College

  • 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • Average of 22 students in introductory classes, 14 students in upper-level courses
  • 135 full time faculty, 95% have a Ph.D. or other terminal degree
  • Individual faculty academic advisor for each student

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Location & Facilities

  • Beautiful campus combining historic buildings with modern, fully-equipped academic and residential facilities
  • Variety of housing options available
  • Internet connection and TV cable provided in all on-campus rooms
  • Located in a quiet and safe town

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Student Life

Student Support

  • Special orientation for international students at the beginning of the academic semester
  • International¬†Education Office: immigration advising and social and cultural support
  • Organized trips throughout the year to locations such as Pittsburgh, Niagara Fall and Outlet Malls
  • Regular academic and cultural lunch discussion groups
  • English-As-Second-Language class offered
  • Learning Commons: academic support
  • State-of-the-art electronic resources in Pelletier Library

Allegheny College has small but very active exchange visitor programs. Approximately 150 Allegheny students and faculty participate in study or research activities abroad each year. Allegheny has student exchange agreements with universities in France, Germany, Japan and Morocco. Other exchange visitor programs include the Max Kade Writer-in-Residence program through which a German language author visits the campus each fall for seven weeks.