Details of Distinction

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.

#8

Peace Corps 2015 Top Colleges

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

2,100

Student Population

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

#2

Up-and-Coming Liberal Arts College

Allegheny places #2 as “Up-and-Comer” in U.S. News rankings of National Liberal Arts Colleges.

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Therapy Dogs @ Allegheny College

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Once a month, dogs from Paws Hands Delivered, a local therapy dog organization, visit Allegheny’s campus to give students some much-needed dog lovin’. When you’re missing your dog, or stressing about exams, it’s nice to get some unconditional affection.