B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    C
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    A
  8. Location
    D-
  9. Dorms
    C+
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    C-
  12. Safety
    C+
Albion College is ...
Private not-for-profit, Methodist
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc
Address
611 E Porter St
Albion, MI 49224
Website
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Albion College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
72%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
880-1210
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes
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Cost

Net Price
$20,695/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $12,691/ year
  • $30-48k
    $12,475/ year
  • $49-75k
    $15,786/ year
  • $76-110k
    $20,820/ year
  • $110k+
    $27,298/ year

Academics

Professors
A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.29 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.34 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.34 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,359Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
40%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 20 responses
Report
  • Well-Rounded
    50%
  • Interesting
    25%
  • Average
    20%
  • Motivated
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
61%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.41 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.45 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 24 responses
Report
  • Small
    46%
  • Wonderful
    17%
  • Academic Opportunities
    13%
  • Astounding
    13%
  • Nice
    13%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
71%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
73%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.26 responses
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The professors truly do care about their students. Course work can be a lot sometimes but it is college, its supposed to be. There are a lot of different courses available and they encourage you to take a variety of courses to see what you like. Class sizes are a 14:1 ratio, my biggest class I have had so far was about 30. That is why I love this school though, small class sizes!
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I truly love Albion College, but there are some things that could change. I love the atmosphere, as well as the people. Everyone is very kind in their own way. The professors are nice, as well as caring. Professors want to get to know their students. I love how small the school is. This way, students can know others, not being just a number. I'm not a fan, however, of the roommate choices. The school's process doesn't work very well. I am not a fan of how long the school takes to fix a problem, a lot of the times one has to do something to get things moving.
Although it is a small school, Albion College is a great transition for students. You experience living away from your family and gain a lot of the independence that young adults need in order to succeed in the real world. The campus is also very safe; especially when compared to larger universities. There are many different types of people at Albion despite its small size; so, making friends is very easy. The college is also very good at providing students with entertainment on weekends and events during the weeks - all free of charge. The city of Albion is also small and quiet, but with a lot of history and character. I am not sure what initially drew me to choosing Albion College, it was pretty much a random choice, but I do not regret my decision. When I leave the campus for vacation or to visit friends at other universities I often miss Albion and feel homesick.