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Guidance and College Counselor Resources


Contact Information:

Albright College Admission Office
13th and Bern Streets
PO Box 15234
Reading, PA 19612

Phone: 800-252-1856 / 610-921-7512
Fax: 610-921-7294

admission@alb.edu


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Admission Counselor

Please use the following link to contact the admission counselor responsible for traveling and reading applications for your area: http://www.albright.edu/admission/counselors.html

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The Application

  • Online Application
  • Teacher Recommendation Form (pdf)
  • Secondary School Report (pdf)
  • Albright College is a member of the Common Application and will accept recommendations and reports using the Common Application's forms. http://www.commonapp.org
  • Albright also requires transcripts from all high schools attended.
  • Students may choose to submit SAT scores, ACT scores, or conduct an on-campus interview. Students who apply test optional by completing an interview are not harmed in any way in the application process.

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Fee Waiver Policy

Albright grants application fee waivers to applicants whose guidance counselors complete a Fee Waiver Request Form. Furthermore, Albright waives the application fee for any applicant who applies online or comes for an official admission visit. The application fee waiver may be found at  http://www.nacacnet.org/studentinfo/feewaiver/Pages/default.aspx

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Guidance Counselor Visits:

  • The admission office encourages and welcomes guidance counselors and high school officials to visit campus. Counselors are permitted to take advantage of several experiences during a visit. We welcome counselors to take a tour, meet with an admission representative, sit in on a class, meet with a group of students, have lunch on campus.

  • Albright is also a part of the Pennsylvania Liberal Arts College Tour for College Counseling Professionals

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Disability Services

The Academic Learning Center handles all disability services, including accommodations and learning assistance. Please contact the Academic Learning Center at 610-921-7662 or academiclearningcenter@albright.edu to discuss specific cases.

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 IB/AP Policy

Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate (IB) Credit

Albright College participates in the Advanced Placement (AP) program of the College Entrance Examination Board. Examination scores of four or five will result in one course unit of credit toward graduation. Designation of course credit often satisfies a requirement of the general studies curriculum, thus allowing students to schedule an additional elective course. Results of the Advanced Placement exams should be sent to either the Admission Office or the Registrar's Office once the student has decided to enroll at Albright.

Eight course units of credit are available for holders of an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma with superior performance (scores of five or higher) on at least three higher level exams. Individual course credit is available for scores of five or higher on single higher level IB course exams.

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Albright College Resources:

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External Resources:

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