Albion College: Statistics

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#759 of 2,597 In North America
#697 of 2,496 In the United States
#19 of 62 In Michigan
#1297 of 1,684 For Art History
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Acceptance rate
69%
Avg. cost to attend
$19,772 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,523
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
www.albion.edu

Albion College Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Albion College has an acceptance rate of 69% and is among the top 30% of the most difficult universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 69% 63% 74%
Applicants 6,591 2,685 3,906
Admissions 4,566 1,682 2,884
Freshmen enrolled full time 468 206 262

44 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school record Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 834 (55%)
Black or African American 252 (17%)
Hispanic 185 (12%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 143 (9%)
Two or more races 48 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 33 (2%)
Asian 25 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Albion College is $19,772 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
$19,772/year
Average aid awarded
$45,463
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $15,291
$30-48K $15,475
$48-75K $15,916
$75-110K $20,139
$110K+ $27,569

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $52,570
Tuition in-state $52,570
Tuition out-of-state $52,570
Fee in-district $520
Fee in-state $520
Fee out-of-state $520

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 1,779
Combined charge for room and board $12,380
Room charge $6,080
Meal charge $6,300

Albion College majors

Albion College has granted 317 bachelor's degrees across 47 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Albion College.

Major Bachelor
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 43
Economics, General 33
Communication, General 28
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 21
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other 20
Accounting 18
Political Science and Government, General 17
History, General 10
Biochemistry 9
Business & Commerce, General 9
English Language and Literature, General 9
Finance, General 8
Sociology, General 7
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 6
Physics, Other 6
Anthropology, General 5
Creative Writing 5
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 5
Physics, General 5
Geology & Earth Science, General 4
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 4
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 4
Art & Art Studies, General 3
International & Globalization Studies 3
Sociology and Anthropology 3
Spanish Language and Literature 3
Chemistry, General 2
Computer Science 2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 2
Environmental Studies 2
French Language and Literature 2
Philosophy 2
Public Policy Analysis, General 2
Religion & Religious Studies 2
Actuarial Science 1
Biology Teacher Education 1
Environmental Science 1
Ethnic Studies 1
German Language and Literature 1
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 1
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Mathematics, General 1
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1
Music, General 1
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 1
Social Studies Teacher Education 1
Spanish Language Teacher Education 1
Grand Total 317

Albion College has a graduation rate of 64%, which is among the 32% highest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 64% 56% 73%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Albion College has published 1,192 scientific papers with 18,246 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Biology, Environmental Science, Political Science, Philosophy, Sociology, Law, Computer Science, Medicine, and Psychology.

Publications
1,192
Citations
18,246

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
774 / 11,111
Biology
513 / 10,998
Environmental Science
467 / 8,844
Political Science
450 / 7,034
Philosophy
417 / 5,132
Sociology
416 / 5,585
Law
414 / 6,924
Computer Science
404 / 7,136
Medicine
338 / 7,318
Psychology
334 / 7,012
Chemistry
332 / 7,096
Physics
331 / 7,071
Engineering
325 / 7,398
History
324 / 3,348
Geography and Cartography
270 / 5,471
Geology
245 / 5,479
Art & Design
208 / 1,608
Genetics
202 / 3,843
Archaeology
202 / 3,187
Mathematics
201 / 3,630
Paleontology
200 / 4,585
Biochemistry
195 / 3,477
Quantum and Particle physics
188 / 4,624
Ecology
181 / 4,518
Economics
172 / 2,423
Business
170 / 3,509
Social Psychology
159 / 4,867
Linguistics
157 / 1,107
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
139 / 899
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
119 / 2,759
Statistics
108 / 2,749
Organic Chemistry
105 / 1,836
Materials Science
105 / 2,930
Neuroscience
99 / 2,057
Botany
98 / 1,742
Literature
96 / 558
Development Studies
94 / 1,485
Education Majors
89 / 1,223
Astrophysics and Astronomy
88 / 1,750
Math Teachers
88 / 657

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 15 34
1991 14 33
1992 11 37
1993 14 58
1994 10 50
1995 7 59
1996 18 64
1997 17 67
1998 13 79
1999 16 75
2000 16 108
2001 19 107
2002 19 131
2003 24 236
2004 29 190
2005 19 218
2006 33 244
2007 35 330
2008 41 410
2009 34 504
2010 36 567
2011 31 694
2012 21 793
2013 42 805
2014 39 919
2015 41 1034
2016 37 1020
2017 27 997
2018 61 1048
2019 45 1336
2020 52 1453
2021 52 1798
2022 45 1584
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Albion College alumni

  1. Daniel Henney

    Daniel Henney
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    television actorvoice actoractorfilm actormodel
    Biography

    Daniel Phillip Henney is an American actor and model. He first came into international prominence with his television debut as Dr. Henry Kim on the Korean drama My Lovely Sam Soon (2005).

  2. Doug Parker

    Doug Parker
    Years
    1962-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurchief executive officer
    Biography

    William Douglas Parker is an American businessman who is the Chairman of American Airlines Group, Inc., the parent company of American Airlines. Parker previously served as CEO of the airline from 2001 to 2023.

  3. Anna Howard Shaw

    Anna Howard Shaw
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1847-1919 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    theologianChristian ministersuffragistphysicianautobiographer
    Biography

    Anna Howard Shaw was a leader of the women's suffrage movement in the United States. She was also a physician and one of the first ordained female Methodist ministers in the United States.

  4. Jon Scieszka

    Jon Scieszka
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    teacherwriterchildren's writer
    Biography

    Jon Scieszka is an American children's writer, best known for his picture books created with the illustrator Lane Smith. He is also a nationally recognized reading advocate, and the founder of Guys Read – a web-based literacy program for boys whose mission is "to help boys become self-motivated, lifelong readers."

All 48 notable alumni

General info

Founded 1835
Motto Lux Fiat
Let there be Light
Colors purple, gold
Academic calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 401
Carnegie classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and contacts

Address 611 E Porter St
Albion, Michigan, 49224
United States
City population 8,000
Phone 5176291000

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