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?
- The highest award offered at Alma is the bachelor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 67% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from Alma with a bachelor's degree make about $42,200 a year. That's 3% more than those who graduate from 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.
|Address:||614 W Superior, Alma, MI 48801-1599|
How Do I Get Into Alma?
You can apply to Alma online at: admissions.alma.edu/apply
Admission Requirements for Alma
|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|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Alma?
Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 64%, and the acceptance rate for women is 70%.
Can I Afford Alma College?
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 73% of students took out student loans averaging $10,033 a year. That adds up to $40,132 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Alma is 5.4%. 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
Of the 1,386 full-time undergraduates at Alma, 41% are male and 59% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Alma College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||48|
|Hispanic or Latino||64|
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
Alma College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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