Allegheny College ranks among the oldest colleges and universities in the US. The private, co-educational liberal arts school was founded in 1815 with a class of just four students. Today, approximately 2,100 enrolled students can pursue Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in more than 50 academic programs, including art, biology, communications, computer science, English, history, math, music, philosophy, psychology, and religious studies. It also offers accelerated master's and doctorate programs in partnership with other universities. Though the college is non-sectarian, it maintains a historic affiliation with the United Methodist Church.