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Reviews 566 total reviews with an average rating of 3.3

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I've met some great people and professors at the school. The athletic experience is great as I play football there. The college experience is nice and the campus is very nice.

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The school didn't have the major I wanted they did have an alternative which is working out fine and hopefully I will find a job in the field I want to pursue.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I lived in the dorms as a freshman and the room was a good size and the apartment I live in is great, 2 nice sized bedrooms, a living room, and a kitchen. The RA's are not very strict, they are very friendly as most of the people on campus.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: The varsity sports are very competitive along with the intramurals but the fans are inconsistent at times and sports aren't the biggest events at the school but if the team is winning a good amount then the fans will show up

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The school is very expensive but the campus is very beautiful and the teachers at the college are very approachable and look to help their students as much as they can. The school teaches in a different in their requirements. One big requirement is to attend a certain number of experience events. This requirement isn't used at all colleges and universities have. I think this is a great requirement because it has students come out of their dorms to experience and witness events that students wouldn't usually go see.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I have not had to deal with health or safety yet. However I feel safe on the campus with all the boxes and lighting and constant patrol cars.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I live in Krause hall and I enjoy it. I'd love a place to be able to cook however but that's my only real complaint.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I'm not a fan of Greek life and do not plan on becoming a member

4 College Freshman

Athletics: I like the athletics and the gym. I participate in track and field. The only down side is we don't have our own outdoor track.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I am not a fan of school to begin with but the first semester was decent. It was a learning experience.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Housing selection for the upperclassmen is horrible, they don't care about us and kick us out of dorms for incoming freshmen when we still need housing.

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Its small and expensive and the food costs goes up dramatically every year. There is no guaranteed housing for upper classmen which is a big negative. This school mainly cares about keeping up appearances to the incoming freshmen until they own them with $50000 worth of debt to pay.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I don't worry too much about security on campus. I know if I need them they are there.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Classes and their professors I have had, have been great. Professors are on time and the work load is efficient. Class sizes are moderate and quality of work is necessary.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Living on campus is what you could expect of an average college campus.I haven't had any bad experiences there.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: Athletics at my school are really being at a D3 school and are much available for all students. The school is pretty supportive. The teams are very involved with each and try to get every one involved.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: This school is a small school that allows you to get the kind of teaching that you can desire in a small school. I have been there a small amount of time but I know Alright has what it takes for me to learn in my field with the professors that are in my program.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: Public Safety is excellent. They work throughout the night to ensure that the safety of the students are met. Safety is a big concern for parents when choosing a college for their child. It is important to pick a safe school. It is not always a main concern for the students to choose a safe school, but it is for the parents. Albright is located in Reading, PA, but it is located on a safe little street. I say that because Reading is not exactly the safest city in PA. There has been warnings and alerts about a shooting that has occurred a few streets down form the school a few times. It is scary to think about, but Public Safety works with the Reading Police Department to ensure the safety of the students of the school as well as the surrounding community. Albright has emergency call boxes placed throughout the campus for students. Albright also has a system of text and email alerts that get sent to students when a shooting or assault has occurred in close proximity of the school. Albright also offers shuttle services for students who were out late studying and need a safe drive back to their dorms. I felt safe on campus when I was living in a dorm. I would walk back to my dorm from the library when it was dark out. Public Safety recommends that there students travel in groups to be more safe. I always felt perfectly safe on Albright's campus.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: I am a Business and Accounting Major, and I absolutely love my professors. The professors teach like they are on the same level as the students. They work really hard to get to know every student not just in a classroom setting but on a personal level. Every professor is an advisor to a set number of students, and they are able to talk with their students and get to know what kind of person they are. I am going to miss all of my professors when I graduate, but they said that they will always be here for us when we need them. Every professor teaches differently, which means different styles of tests and different amounts of course work is involved in each class. The professors expect so much out of us as students, and they believe that we can accomplish our goals. They are here to help us along the way and guide us in our path. The size of the classes I take at Albright are small (20-25 students), and many of them are even smaller than that. I believe that a smaller class is easier for the professor to teach and for the students to learn. There are a variety of courses offered at Albright, and since it is a small school a few courses are only offered in the fall or the spring semester. The registrar is very helpful and accommodating if you are in a special situation, and they will work with you. All professors teach differently. Some do an all lecture based class while others do a more project based type of a class. It is important to find professors that teach the way you prefer and take them for future classes.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: The Experiential Learning and Career Development Center (ELCDC) is an excellent place on campus that offers help in job and internship searching as well as interview tips and a place to find learn how to network. It is unfortunate that it is a place that is not utilized as much as it should be. They are very helpful in helping you search for internships in the area and they have various events about networking, dressing for success and job searching. Every major will easily be able to find a job or internship with the help of the ELCDC. There is numerous alumni that come back to Albright and give a speech on how they got to where they are today as well as give some tips about the real world. Throughout the year, Albright has career and internship fairs. I would highly recommend students attend the ELCDC at least once when they are a freshman. Once you go once, you will be coming up with new questions and topics to discuss with them in future meetings.

2 College Junior

Campus Housing: I am a commuter student now (junior year) because I had bad housing experiences. My freshman year was a disaster because of a roommate situation. The room was a decent size, but it was a hassle to have to share a bathroom with the whole entire hall. The lounge would always look like a tornado went through overnight, but that was the problem of some sloppy freshmen. The cost of housing is too expensive, and it is not worth the money. The cost is something that I would expect if I was renting a big, well-furnished condo. My sophomore year was even worse because my room was no bigger than a closet. My school renovated an old building down the street a while ago, and I think they made the utility closet my room. The building was not maintained, and I was embarrassed to bring my family and friends (from high school) over to my dorm because of the appearance. They would show me pictures of hoe there dorms looks, and I was jealous. I also had a cockroach problem in my room which happened three weeks before the end of the school year. My room was far from messy, but I was told it was because of the spring weather. The housing lady told me that every home gets bugs and cockroaches when the weather changes from winter to spring. I was like who are you trying to kid? The building also had rats in the basement, and there were also sightings of rats on the fourth floor. Thank goodness I was on the third floor, but who is to say that there was no mice crawling around on me at night with the cockroaches. I would not recommend any student to live on campus at Albright because it is a waste of money. Most of the time there were never anyone in the dorms they either went home for the night or they were out. The housing process is also messed up. The funny part is that every student is required to live on-campus for at least two years unless you live within a certain distant from the school. The one hour distance that I drive everyday is worth it.

3 College Junior

Greek Life: I am a non-Greek, but I have many Greek friends. I do not feel that Greeks are more powerful nor more popular than non-Greeks. At Albright, I feel that we all see each other as an equal student. I do not see Greeks as snobby or cliquey, but you always have that one person who thinks that he/she is better than the rest. There are numerous options for Greek housing available off-campus.

4 College Junior

Athletics: Albright students are very supportive towards their sports' teams. I have never personally attended a sporting event, but all my friends do. They say that the events are very fun to watch. We have spirit Fridays on days before the big sporting events. The athletic facility is perfect for all students, and it is not just for the players.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: It's Reading, PA, let me start right there. Albright is located in a nice part of Reading right between the good part and the bad part. Behind the college is where the nicer homes/nicer communities are. Students can sign up for E2Campus text alerts which sends text messages to the students when a potential or serious threat is live. For instance, I received texts regarding mysterious figures in the area, a shooting, a stabbing, etc. Most occurrences do not happen on the actual campus and the majority of the time, a student is not involved or if involved, they usually are the individual receiving harassment from a non-student. Now about those assault crimes, I've heard a story about public safety asking a student what clothes she was wearing when sexually assaulted which is sexist and put the blame on the victim and not the suspect.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Like I said before, the professors are willing to help their students from my experience and make themselves available to the students. Many general education courses, especially the science requirement humanities course, get filled up by seniors who must take these types of courses to graduate. Class sizes are small with the exception of a few lecture halls. Also, many classrooms if not all of them have projectors and projection screens in them.

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