Alma College Overview

Student population

Address614 W Superior
Alma, MI
School Websitealma.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Alma College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Alma, Michigan that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 4,765 students applied to Alma College. Of those students, 3,055 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Alma College was $39,998, in addition to fees of $260. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Alma College.

Alma College has a 64% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Alma College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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The Alma College acceptance rate is 64%. To put this into perspective, 3,055 of the 4,765 students who applied to Alma College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Alma College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Alma College had an SAT score between the range of 1,040 and 1,220. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Alma College was between 20 and 26 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Alma College as part of their application.

Alma College Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Alma College, the tuition for in-state residents is $39,998. Combined with fees of $260, room and board costs of $10,998, other expenses of $2,214 and the $800 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $40,258 in tuition.

Students at Alma College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Alma College was $4,701 last year, with 34% of students being awarded federal aid.

Alma College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Alma College.

Alma College has a good gender split, with 59% of undergraduates being female and 41% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Michigan residents; in fact, 88% of all students reside in Michigan. However, 11% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Alma College is 12:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Alma College Popular Majors and Programs

HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
EDUCATION
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
SOCIAL SCIENCES
PSYCHOLOGY
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS

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