Alma College Rankings

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In the World#3412 of 14178
In North America#996 of 2629
In the United States#923 of 2528
In Michigan#24 of 62
In Alma#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Acceptance rate
62%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$23,180 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,442
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
alma.edu

Alma College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate62%59%65%
Applicants3,0361,3021,734
Admissions1,8947641,130
Freshmen enrolled full time387170217

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
355 or 92%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1030
or below

75% of them
had 1230
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Alma College are 1030-1230 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
90 or 23%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Alma College are 20-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1131 (79%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown80 (6%)
Hispanic71 (5%)
Two or more races56 (4%)
Black or African American39 (3%)
Nonresident Alien39 (3%)
Asian19 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native4 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,180/year
Average aid awarded
$30,844
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$18,060
$30-48K$18,963
$48-75K$21,670
$75-110K$23,304
$110K+$25,958

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$41,138
Tuition in-state$41,138
Tuition out-of-state$41,138
Fee in-district$260
Fee in-state$260
Fee out-of-state$260

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,369
Combined charge for room and board$11,384
Room charge$6,262
Meal charge$5,122

Alma College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Health and Wellness, General28
Business Administration and Management, General22
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse22
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia12
Biology & Biological Sciences, General12
Communication, General11
Elementary Education and Teaching11
Accounting11
English Language and Literature, General11
Psychology, General10
Secondary Education and Teaching9
Marketing & Marketing Management, General9
Chemistry, General7
Education, General7
Political Science and Government, General7
Health & Health Care Administration & Management6
History, General6
Environmental Studies6
Economics, General6
Finance, General6
Mathematics, General6
Athletic Training & Trainer6
Art & Art Studies, General5
Sociology5
Biochemistry4
Neuroscience3
Music Performance, General3
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General3
Anthropology3
Religion & Religious Studies2
International Business & Trade & Commerce2
Music, General2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General2
Biotechnology2
Computer Science2
Physics, General1
Dance, General1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other1
French Language and Literature1
Grand Total273
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate67%56%76%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%

Publications & Citations

Publications
580
Citations
8,563

Publication count by topic

Biology
83
Medicine
59
Sociology
55
Psychology
49
Computer science
42
Physics
42
Chemistry
36
Political science
36
History
28
Mathematics
24
Philosophy
17
Art
14
Geology
12
Environmental science
11
Engineering
11
Business
10
Economics
8
Materials science
7
Geography
6

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art100087
Sociology1633600
History182419
Philosophy21169
Geography2137329
Computer science22781,735
Political science2309109
Physics2384557
Biology24543,237
Geology2578129
Mathematics3484262
Psychology3550322
Economics364149
Engineering3722122
Materials science4005185
Medicine4126280
Chemistry4487213
Environmental science471716
Business58381

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990438
1991112
1992522
1993346
1994645
1995949
19961544
19971552
19981463
19991244
2000777
20011381
2002873
200314128
20044139
200510209
200612205
200720297
200812225
200916327
201018313
201127371
201219483
201314513
201429615
201520559
201627569
201725532
201831556
201946653
202043681

General info

Founded1886
WikipediaAlma College
Colorsmaroon, cream
Academic CalendarFour-One-Four
Total FTE staff291
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address614 W Superior
Alma, Michigan, 48801-1599
United States
City population9,000
Phone9894637111
Fax+1 (517) 463 7277

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