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Albion College Overview

Albion College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Albion, Michigan. The location of Albion is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

What Is Albion College Known For?

371 Undergraduate Awards
$27,709 Avg Cost After Aid
71% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at Albion is the bachelor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 77% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Albion bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $47,400 a year. That's about 16% more than their peers at other schools.
  • It takes the average Albion student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Albion has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#39 Best Value Colleges for General Biology College Factual
#46 Best Value Colleges for Communication & Media Studies College Factual
#54 Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences College Factual

Where Is Albion College?

Location of Albion College

Contact details for Albion are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 611 E Porter St, Albion, MI 49224
Phone: 517-629-1000
Website: www.albion.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/albioncollege
Twitter: https://twitter.com/albioncollege

How Do I Get Into Albion?

You can apply to Albion online at: www.albion.edu/admission/apply

Admission Requirements for Albion

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Albion?

71% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
65% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 71%, Albion may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 67%, and the acceptance rate for women is 74%.

Average Test Scores

About 65% of students accepted to Albion submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 610. Math scores were between 500 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Albion College  ( 510 to 610 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Albion College  ( 500 to 590 )
200
800
Albion received ACT scores from 53% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 26. Math scores were between 19 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 26.

ACT English Scores for Albion College  ( 20 to 26 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for Albion College  ( 19 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Albion College  ( 20 to 26 )
1
36

Can I Afford Albion College?

$27,709 Net Price
74% Take Out Loans
5.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Albion is $27,709. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Albion, approximately 74% of students took out student loans averaging $6,661 a year. That adds up to $26,644 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Albion is 5.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Albion College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,455 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,475 undergraduate students at Albion, with 1,455 being full-time and 20 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Albion

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,455 full-time undergraduates at Albion, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Albion

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Albion College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Albion Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 26
Black or African American 232
Hispanic or Latino 176
White 854
International Students 25
Other Races/Ethnicities 142

Geographic Diversity

Michigan students aren't the only ones who study at Albion College. At this time, 13 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 17 countries are represented at Albion. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Mongolia, China, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Albion College

0 Took All Classes Online
0.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years

This is the #2,028 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Albion regardless of major.

Albion College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Economics 38 38
General Biology 36 36
Health & Physical Education 32 32
Child Development & Psychology 31 31
Accounting 26 26
Communication & Media Studies 23 23
Sociology 15 15
Teacher Education Subject Specific 14 14
Political Science & Government 13 13
Romance Languages 11 11
Business Administration & Management 10 10
Writing Studies 10 10
Anthropology 10 10
History 9 9
Philosophy 9 9
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 7 7
General English Literature 7 7
Fine & Studio Arts 7 7
Physics 6 6
Natural Resources Conservation 5 5
Religious Studies 5 5
Music 5 5
General Business/Commerce 4 4
International Studies 4 4
Chemistry 4 4
Sociology & Anthropology 4 4
Allied Health Professions 3 3
Liberal Arts General Studies 3 3
Mathematics 3 3
Statistics 3 3
Geological & Earth Sciences 3 3
Public Policy 3 3
Ethnic Studies 2 2
Germanic Languages 2 2
Drama & Theater Arts 2 2
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1 1
Sustainability Science 1 1
Finance & Financial Management 0 0
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0
General Psychology 0 0
General Social Sciences 0 0
Arts & Media Management 0 0
TOTAL 371 371

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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