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Alma College Overview

Alma College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Alma, Michigan. The surrounding location of Alma is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

What Is Alma College Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$28,825 Avg Cost After Aid
69% Acceptance Rate
  • The 2% student loan default rate at Alma is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The master's degree is the highest award offered at Alma.
  • In <nil>, 69% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Alma bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $51,997 a year. That's about 27% more than their peers at other schools.
  • It takes the average Alma student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

Where Is Alma College?


Contact details for Alma are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 614 W Superior, Alma, MI 48801-1599
Phone: 989-463-7111

How Do I Get Into Alma?

You can apply to Alma online at:

Admission Requirements for Alma

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Recommended
College Prep Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Alma?

69% Acceptance Rate
58% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 69%, Alma does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 61%, and the acceptance rate for women is 76%.

Can I Afford Alma College?

$28,825 Net Price
65% Take Out Loans
2.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Alma is $28,825. 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 Alma, approximately 65% of students took out student loans averaging $9,297 a year. That adds up to $37,188 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Alma is 2.1%. 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.

Alma College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,308 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,340 undergraduate students at Alma, with 1,308 being full-time and 32 being part-time.


There are also 13 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,308 full-time undergraduates at Alma, 42% are male and 58% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 15
Black or African American 54
Hispanic or Latino 58
White 1,079
International Students 38
Other Races/Ethnicities 64

Geographic Diversity

Michigan students aren't the only ones who study at Alma College. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 9 countries are represented at Alma. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Ecuador, and Brazil.

Online Learning at Alma College

0 Took All Classes Online
24 Took At Least One Class Online
In 2020-2021, 24 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Alma has changed over the last few years.



*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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