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 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.


Student Population

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


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.

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Video Spotlight: Freshmen First Day

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We welcome the freshmen, class of 2018, to our community and campus! Each year students, staff, faculty, and even the president of the College, help to move our new students in. The excitement is palpable.