1,426
Students
Financial aid thermometer
28,542
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
64
64%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Alma College is a 4-year institution located in Alma, MI, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 614 W. Superior Street
Alma, MI  48801-1599
United States
Contact Craig Aimar
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@alma.edu
Phone: 800-321-2562

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,728
Applied
3,026
Accepted
1,426
Enrolled
64%
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Female Admissions

2,801
Females Applied
1,862
Females Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,927
Males Applied
1,164
Males Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.53
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 574 520 630
SAT Math 556 510 600
ACT Composite 23 20 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

39,998
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Fees

260
Full-time student fees
10,998
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

28,542
Avg. Financial Aid Package
31,054
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
26,116
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,396
Avg. Loan Aid
21,776
Avg. Grant Aid
27,547
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
70%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,426
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
9%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.05%
Black or African American 3.37%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.42%
Asian 1.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.14%
Two or more races 3.3%
Other 7.5%

Gender

Male (43.13%)
Female (56.87%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 95%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Throwdown in A Town and Orientation Hypnotist

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Alma Ambassadors, Alma College Union Board, Alma College Otaku Gamers (ACOG), Student Congress and Alpha Phi Omega

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling No No No
Cheerleading No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling No Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

158
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 99
Part-time - 59
Male - 82
Female - 76