Alma College: Review & Facts

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Alma College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,465 students enrolled. This school was established in 1886 and is the only college located in Alma, Michigan.

Alma College is affiliated with Presbyterian Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
45
Bachelor's degree is available at Alma College.

Alma College follows a continuous curriculum calendar system and provides 45 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Biology, English and Literature, and Occupational Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
80%
Alma College student retention rate is high at 80% (well above Michigan average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Alma College is average: 64%.

Student to faculty ratio at Alma College is pretty good: 12:1. Read more regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$31,000
Average tuition prices are extremely high, about $30,700 a year. The additional fees at Alma College beyond tuition are around $300; this totals $31,000 a year.

Read the details about Alma College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
72%
As reported in recent government data, 2,232 applications were submitted and 1,604 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Alma College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,500
Alma College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Alma College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Alma College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,300 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, nearly $4,500 per academic year.

Based on the college crime information, Alma College appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Alma College Location and Maps



Post Address: Alma College, 614 W Superior, Alma, Michigan 48801-1599, USA
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