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Alma College

Alma, MI
University Website: www.alma.edu
Apply Online: admissions.alma.edu/apply
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Alma College is a private, liberal arts college located in Alma, Michigan, United States. The enrollment is approximately 1,400 students, and the college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The college's 13th President, Dr. Jeff Abernathy, assumed leadership on June 15, 2010.

Alma College offers four degrees (Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music, and Bachelor of Fine Arts) in 28 majors. Academic programs that typically produce the most graduates are business administration, biology, psychology, exercise and health science, and education. Students are encouraged to participate in service learning and study abroad opportunities designed to enhance classroom learning.

The College's stated mission is "to prepare graduates who think critically, serve generously, lead purposefully and live responsibly as stewards of the world they bequeath to future generations." Alma College was one of 81 schools in the United States selected in 2005 as a "College with a Conscience: 81 Great Schools with Outstanding Community Involvement" by The Princeton Review and Campus Compact. Other publications that have recognized Alma College include the 2013 Fiske Guide to Colleges, the 2012-13 Colleges of Distinction, and The Princeton Review's 2012-13 "Best in the Midwest."

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $28,980.00 avg tuition

614 W Superior
Alma, MI 48801-1599
(989) 463-7111

Apply online Admissions:
admissions.alma.edu
Financial Aid:
admissions.alma.edu/financialAid

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Alma College

Statistics:
Applied 1,893
Admitted 1,379 73%
Enrolled total 392
Full Time: 392
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 488 712
SAT Math 512 630
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 472 618
ACT Composite 22 27
ACT English 21 27
ACT Math 20 26
ACT Writing 8 9
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 81%
4-year graduation rate 49%
6-year graduation rate 64%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Alma College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $28,980.00 $28,980.00 $28,980.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $250.00 $250.00 $250.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,000.00 $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,840.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $1,492.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $25.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $830.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 100%
Avg amount of grant aid $19,601.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 73%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,021.00

Alma College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Biotechnology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer Science X
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster X
EDUCATION
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
HISTORY
History, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
International/Global Studies X
Museology/Museum Studies X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Policy Analysis, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Anthropology, Other X
Economics, General X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Cinematography and Film/Video Production X
Dance, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music Pedagogy X
Music Performance, General X
Music, General X
Music, Other X

Scholarships for Students in Michigan

Name Amount Deadline
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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