Details of Distinction


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.


Peace Corps 2013 Top Colleges

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


Student Population

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


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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Video Spotlight: The Big Picture!

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As we approach our 200th year, campus is buzzing with energy and excitement. Get a look at what it was like to be a part of our Big Picture with the community here on our historic campus. It was truly an historic day.