Allegheny College

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Completing more than 34,000 volunteer hours around the community each year, students at Allegheny College are actively engaged in learning about and shaping their community. The college offers more than 30 majors. pre-professional programs for health and law, cooperative programs with other colleges such as Case Western Reserve University, Carnegie Mellon University, and Chatham University, and new programs in energy and society and integrative informatics.

  • The university also offers a number of athletics facilities such as gyms, running tracks, and a swimming pool. 
  • It demonstrates its commitment to sustainability with its Climate Action Plan to be climate neutral by 2020. 
  • Graduates from the Classes of 2018 and 2019 have been recipients of Fulbright Awards and after graduation, 93% of students are employed within six months and 10% are accepted into organizations like the Peace Corps and Teach for America.
  • It has produced numerous famous and successful alumni, including former US president William McKinley, lawyer Clarence Darrow, and the pioneering journalist Ida Tarbell.