Alma College: Statistics

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#3583 of 14,131 In the World
#1036 of 2,597 In North America
#967 of 2,496 In the United States
#24 of 62 In Michigan
#2010 of 2,460 For Sociology

Quick Review

Religion
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Acceptance rate
67%
Avg. cost to attend
$23,635 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,435
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
www.alma.edu

Alma College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 67% 64% 70%
Applicants 2,732 1,202 1,506
Admissions 1,823 767 1,047
Freshmen enrolled full time 395 184 211

786 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

9 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

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
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1156 (81%)
Hispanic 68 (5%)
Two or more races 57 (4%)
Black or African American 56 (4%)
Nonresident Alien 37 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 34 (2%)
Asian 18 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 5 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,635/year
Average aid awarded
$32,045
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $19,666
$30-48K $18,565
$48-75K $22,136
$75-110K $22,815
$110K+ $26,198

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $42,352
Tuition in-state $42,352
Tuition out-of-state $42,352
Fee in-district $270
Fee in-state $270
Fee out-of-state $270

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,369
Combined charge for room and board $11,790
Room charge $6,490
Meal charge $5,300

Alma College Majors

Major Bachelor's
Health and Wellness, General 31
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 25
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 23
Psychology, General 19
Business Administration and Management, General 17
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 14
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 13
English Language and Literature, General 13
Accounting 12
Chemistry, General 11
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 11
Elementary Education and Teaching 10
Mathematics, General 9
Sociology, General 9
Art & Art Studies, General 8
Environmental Studies 8
Political Science and Government, General 8
Finance, General 7
Economics, General 6
History, General 6
Biochemistry 4
Education, General 4
Music Teacher Education 4
Communication, General 3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 3
Neuroscience 3
Physics, General 3
Computer Science 2
Dance, General 2
International Business & Trade & Commerce 2
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 2
Philosophy 2
Secondary Education and Teaching 2
Spanish Language and Literature 2
Anthropology, General 1
International Relations and Affairs 1
Religion & Religious Studies 1
Sociology and Anthropology 1
Grand Total 302
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 71% 66% 75%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%

Publications & Citations

Publications
531
Citations
8,114

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
205 / 1,139
Medicine
103 / 922
Environmental Science
64 / 1,322
Biology
59 / 2,641
Engineering
52 / 1,399
Sociology
52 / 327
Psychology
51 / 549
Physics
50 / 617
Art & Design
45 / 634
Computer Science
43 / 1,847
Ecology
34 / 645
Political Science
33 / 124
History
32 / 20
Business
31 / 221
Chemistry
31 / 304
Economics
28 / 151
Mathematics
22 / 411
Law
20 / 71
Physical Therapy
19 / 73
Zoology
19 / 237
Astrophysics and Astronomy
18 / 484
Sports / Exercise science
18 / 118
Demography
17 / 403
Public Health
17 / 408
Philosophy
16 / 8
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
15 / 6
Political Economy
14 / 111
Child Psychology
12 / 143
Sports Medicine
12 / 35
Statistics
12 / 85
Art History
12 / 17
Development Studies
11 / 41
Social Psychology
11 / 135
Education Majors
11 / 63
Nuclear Engineering
11 / 12
Gender Studies
10 / 67
Classics and Ancient History
10 / 1
Healthcare Management (MHA)
10 / 22
Public Policy / Administration
9 / 43
Cognitive Science
9 / 36

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 17
1992 5 24
1993 4 24
1994 7 27
1995 10 30
1996 15 31
1997 16 41
1998 14 56
1999 12 35
2000 7 76
2001 13 84
2002 9 77
2003 13 126
2004 4 147
2005 11 213
2006 12 213
2007 20 309
2008 13 234
2009 16 335
2010 21 312
2011 28 391
2012 18 489
2013 16 521
2014 34 618
2015 18 564
2016 35 578
2017 25 571
2018 36 643
2019 44 753
2020 46 791
2021 37 917

Alma College alumni

  1. Tom Crean

    Tom Crean
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    basketball coach
    Biography

    Thomas Aaron Crean is a college basketball coach. Most recently, he was the head coach for the University of Georgia men's basketball team. Crean was previously the head coach of Indiana University. Prior to that, he served as head coach at Marquette University (1999–2008), where his team reached the 2003 NCAA Final Four.

  2. Gary Peters

    Gary Peters
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Enrolled in Alma College
    In 1980 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianmediatormilitary officeruniversity teacherprofessor
    Biography

    Gary Charles Peters Sr. is an American lawyer, politician, and former military officer serving as the junior United States senator from Michigan since 2015. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the U.S. representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district, which includes the eastern half of Detroit, the Grosse Pointes, Hamtramck, Southfield, and Pontiac, from 2013 to 2015. He represented Michigan's 9th congressional district from 2009 to 2013.

  3. George Allen

    George Allen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1918-1990 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    head coach
    Biography

    George Herbert Allen was an American football coach. He served as the head coach for two teams in the National Football League (NFL), the Los Angeles Rams from 1966 to 1970 and the Washington Redskins from 1971 to 1977. Allen led his teams to winning records in all 12 of his seasons as an NFL head coach, compiling an overall regular-season record of 116–47–5. Seven of his teams qualified for the NFL playoffs, including the 1972 Washington Redskins, who reached Super Bowl VII before losing to Don Shula's Miami Dolphins. Allen made a brief return as head coach of the Rams in 1978, but was fired before the regular season commenced.

  4. Bob Devaney

    Bob Devaney
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1915-1997 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Robert Simon Devaney was a college football coach. He served as the head coach at the University of Wyoming from 1957 to 1961 and at the University of Nebraska from 1962 to 1972, compiling a career record of 136–30–7 (.806). Devaney's Nebraska Cornhuskers won consecutive national championships in 1970 and 1971 and three consecutive Orange Bowls.

General info

Founded 1886
Colors maroon, cream
Academic Calendar Four-One-Four
Total FTE staff 281
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 614 W Superior
Alma, Michigan, 48801-1599
United States
City population 9,000
Phone 9894637111
Fax +1 (517) 463 7277

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