Alma College

438 reviews
  1. Alma, MI
  2. 4 Year
B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    C-
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    A+
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B-
Alma College is ...
Private not-for-profit, Presbyterian
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Address
614 W Superior
Alma, MI 48801
Website

Alma College Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
72%
SAT Range
923-1123
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$21,815/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $16,633/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,010/ year
  • $49-75k
    $20,360/ year
  • $76-110k
    $21,471/ year
  • $110k+
    $25,283/ year

Academics

Professors
A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.15 responses
88%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.16 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.16 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,355Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
40%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
Report
  • Driven
    80%
  • Hermits, only stay in their rooms or classes
    20%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
97%
Poll
52%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.27 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.36 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 9 responses
Report
  • Academic oriented & small with big opportunities
    78%
  • Scholarly
    22%

After Alma College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.7 responses

Reviews

438 reviews
  • Excellent
    56
  • Very Good
    174
  • Average
    155
  • Poor
    42
  • Terrible
    11
My school was small which I enjoyed. You knew just about everyone in your class and teachers were always willing to help in any way they could. Most of my class were loyal to the school and tried hard to keep its reputation up.
  • Recent Alumnus
  • 4 months ago
I love the small campus and amazing opportunities. I am well prepared in my field and am confident in my future.
  • College Sophomore
  • 5 months ago
Food could be better and cost is high
  • College Sophomore
  • 6 months ago