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ALMA COLLEGE, ALMA, MICHIGAN

Alma, MichiganLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1886Established Year
  1450Enrollment

Alma College: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Alma College is located in Alma, Michigan at the centre of the Lower Peninsula. College offers student majors, minors and pre-professional courses. It is home to approximately 1,450 students with international students from 15 countries and 30 states.

Higher Learning Commission accredited the Alma College. If a student doesn’t complete education in 4 years, Alma College finances it for an extra year. The student-to-faculty ratio of college is 12:1 with an average class size of 18 students.

Highlights

College TypePrivate
Campus SettingRural
LocationMichigan
Official Websitewww.alma.edu
No. of Campuses1
No. of Residential Halls7
No. of students1,450 approx.
Student to Faculty ratio12:1
Average Class size18 students
Academic ProgramsOver 50 plus

Alma College Campus and Residence

Alma College is located in Alma, Michigan. First-year, the second year, junior and senior students have separate residence halls across the north and south of the campus. The Bruske and Gelston Hall are home to first-year students.

Mitchell and Newberry Halls are for second-year students. The junior and senior year students have housing in Bonbright/Carey, Nisbet/Brazell, Wright Hall, and Wright Avenue Apartments.

  • Bruske Hall
    • Situated in Northwest area of campus
    • Students are residents in north or south towers
    • Rooms with a central community bathroom
  • Gelston Hall
    • A co-educational residence hall
    • Located near the east side of campus
    • A kitchenette, new bathrooms, study rooms are some of the available facilities
  • Mitchell Halland Newberry Hall
    • Located on the North campus
    • Includes amenities such as community kitchen, study rooms, laundry rooms
  • Nisbet and Brazell Halls
    • Located on the West Superior Street
    • Suite- style rooms with one bathroom between two rooms
    • Amenities include a lounge, kitchen, microwave, and oven
  • Carey and Bonbright Halls
    • Located behind Nisbet and Brazell hall
    • Amenities include laundry facilities, lounge, kitchen, microwave, and oven
  • Wright Hall
    • Available for seniors and juniors (only if space left)
    • 60 beds in units of two or four on all three floors
  • Wright Avenue Apartments
    • Available for seniors and juniors (only if space left)
    • 68 beds available in one or two-unit bedrooms

Alma College Programs

Alma College offers major, minor, pre-professional and honors degrees at the undergraduate level. Students can complete their education in 4 years or 5 years with last year being paid by the college.

  • Students have more than 50 areas of study to choose from, which include subjects such as accounting, dance, economics, French, physics, psychology, public health, Spanish, theatre, biology, English.
  • Degrees awarded by the college include Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Music.
  • Students also get to learn through internships, study abroad, research fellowships and many other options. They are given 2,500 USD to support an experiential learning opportunity.

Alma College Application Process

Application Portal: Students can apply through Alma College application or Common Application.

Admission Requirements: Transcripts sent directly from the school to alma college, International Student Declaration of Finance Form, Copy of passport, SAT/ACT score

English Proficiency Requirement: International students are required to submit a TOEFL or IELTS score as proof of English proficiency.

Students can submit their English proficiency proofs and other documents at admissions@alma.edu

Alma College Costs and Expenditure

Students enrolled at Alma College are required to bear the following expenses:

Expense TypeCost (per year)
Tuition and Fees41,398 USD
Books and Supplies700 USD
Orientation350 USD
Room and Board11,398 USD
Health Insurance1,500 USD
Travel Cost1,500 USD
Personal Expenses1,500 USD
Spring Term Cost2,193 USD
Total (approx)60,525 USD

Alma College Scholarships and Financial Aid

International students can apply for a number of scholarships, some of which are mentioned below:

Merit-Based Scholarships: These scholarships are based on the documentation submitted along with the application form. Students will be given scholarships on the basis of high school GPA:

GPA RequiredScholarship Amount (per year)
2.5 - 3.020,000 USD
3.0 - 3.522,000 USD
3.5 - 4.024,000 USD

Need-Based Aid:

  • Apply through the International Student Declaration of Finance Form
  • Total aid will not exceed 30,000 USD

Work-Study Program

Students can apply for federal work-study, that is, they can work as both part-time and full- time students. It is only available for students who demonstrate financial need.

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Alma College Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population1484
FAFSA Code002236
Application Cost$25
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$41,138 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score113010301230 85%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing575520630-
Mathematics555510600-
ACTCheck Detailed Score242027 41%
English242127-
Mathematics232026-

Alma College Acceptance Rate

64.0%

Acceptance Rate

4728

Total Applicants

1484

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

42.3%

Male

57.7%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program64.0%
Total Applicants2319
Total Enrolled1484

Alma College Enrollment

Enrollment
Alma College Enrollment1484
Undergraduate Enrollment1484
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate63.4%

Attendance Cost

$41,138

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$41,138 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$800 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$10,642 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,265 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$10,642 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$2,265 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$2,265 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$2,265 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
23451406939-
RANKING
  • 2019

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    RANKED  #582

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    614 W. Superior St. Alma, Michigan 48801
    ADDRESS

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    Book Store

    Alma College Bookstore0.71 Km

    Restaurant

    Mancino's Pizzas & Grinders - Alma0.92 Km
    Great Wall0.94 Km
    Pizza Sam1.11 Km
    Main Cafe1.16 Km
    Pizza One1.24 Km
    Alma Brewing Co1.24 Km
    Pizza Hut1.39 Km
    El Vaquero1.47 Km
    KFC1.55 Km
    Little Caesars Pizza1.61 Km
    Subway Restaurants1.65 Km
    Taco Bell2.03 Km
    Cold Stone Creamery2.5 Km
    Shell3.52 Km
    Petticoat Junction3.55 Km
    Francesco's Bistro3.9 Km
    The Blue Shamrock Pub6.25 Km
    River Rock Bar & Grill6.27 Km
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    Hospital

    Oncology and Hematology: Mid-Michigan Physicians Group1.25 Km
    Cardiology & Cardiovascular Testing: MidMichigan Medical Center - Gratiot1.44 Km
    Behavioral Health (Inpatient Care): MidMichigan Medical Center - Gratiot1.44 Km
    Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation: MidMichigan Medical Center - Gratiot1.44 Km
    Behavioral Health (Outpatient Care): MidMichigan Medical Center - Gratiot1.44 Km
    Fitness Center: MidMichigan Medical Center - Gratiot1.44 Km
    Hospital: MidMichigan Medical Center - Gratiot1.45 Km
    Family Health Psychiatric & Counseling Center, P.C.1.46 Km
    Wound Treatment Center: MidMichigan Medical Center - Gratiot1.49 Km
    MidMichigan Medical Center1.54 Km
    Wilcox Auditorium1.58 Km
    McLaren Heart Center - Alma1.68 Km
    MidMichigan Health Family Health Psychiatric & Counseling Center, P.C.1.69 Km
    DaVita Alma At Home1.81 Km
    DaVita Alma Dialysis1.81 Km
    DaVita Alma Dialysis PD1.81 Km
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    Shopping Mall

    North Town Plaza1.76 Km
    Country Charm4.06 Km

    Airport

    Gratiot Community Airport - KAMN6.41 Km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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