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Alma College
  • 4 Year
  • ALMA, MI

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

editorial

Alma is an above-average private, Christian college located in Alma, Michigan. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,404 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Alma acceptance rate is 62%. Popular majors include Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, Business, and Nursing. Graduating 67% of students, Alma alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,000.

About

614 W SUPERIOR
ALMA, MI 48801
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association

Alma College Rankings

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

Alma Admissions

Acceptance Rate
62%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1030-1230
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$23,180 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$30,844 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
96%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 25 responses
85%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 27 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 27 responses

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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,404 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
38
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
34%
Varsity Athletes
47%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Driven
    79%
  • Friendly
    11%
  • Hermits, only stay in their rooms or classes
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
81%
Poll
50%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 36 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 46 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 22 responses
  • Academic oriented & small with big opportunities
    82%
  • Scholarly
    14%
  • Home away from home
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
67%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 17 responses

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