Tuition & Fees

$45,590

$45,590

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
27%
500-599
50%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
19%
500-599
53%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
16%
500-599
33%
400-499
38%
300-399
5%
200-299
3%
30-36
10%
24-29
29%
18-23
49%
12-17
11%
6-11
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
38%
18-23
41%
12-17
14%
30-36
7%
24-29
37%
18-23
52%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,742
Declined + 1,142
Total Received 3,884
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Private (nonprofit)

1,568

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychological Science
  3. Business/organizations
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Codes

SAT 1007
ACT 1956

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Location

School Facts

Albion College, founded in 1835, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 574-acre campus is located in Albion, south central Michigan, 65 miles from Detroit.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,568
Established in 1835
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

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Albion, MI

574-acre campus in Albion (population: 8,337), approximately 20 miles west of Jackson and 30 miles east of Battle Creek. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Detroit (90 miles); smaller airport serves Jackson. School operates transportation to U of Michigan--Ann Arbor libraries.

Albion College
611 East Porter Street
Albion, MI 49224

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
94%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 26% of male students
 
6 sororities 23% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
27%
500-599
50%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
19%
500-599
53%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
16%
500-599
33%
400-499
38%
300-399
5%
200-299
3%
30-36
10%
24-29
29%
18-23
49%
12-17
11%
6-11
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
38%
18-23
41%
12-17
14%
30-36
7%
24-29
37%
18-23
52%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,742
Declined + 1,142
Total Received 3,884

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Mandy Dubiel
Director of Admissions
P: 800 858-6770
F: 517 629-0569
admission@albion.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 517 629-0440
F: 517 629-0581
financialaidoffice@albion.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Rob Kniss
Director of Financial Aid
rkniss@albion.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
equestrian sports
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Canoeing, Cheerleading, Ice Hockey, Kayaking, Sailing, Volleyball, Water Polo

Club Sports - Women's

Canoeing, Cheerleading, Ice Hockey, Kayaking, Sailing, Water Polo, Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Canoe Race, Dance, Disc Golf, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Karate, Kickball, Racquetball, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Walleyball, Water Polo

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Athletic Directors

Matt Arend (men's)
Athletic Director
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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association, Intercollegiate Horse Show Association
Mascot
Britons
School colors
purple and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting/CPA Track
Accounting/Corporate
Anthropology
Anthropology/Sociology
Art
Art History
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology/Education
Business/Organizations
Chemistry
Chemistry/Education
Combined Engineering/Physics
Communication Studies/General
Communication Studies/Professional Communication/Production
Earth Science/Geological Sciences/Education
Earth Sciences
Economics/Management
Economics/Management/Economics
Economics/Management/General Business
Economics/Management/Human Resources
Economics/Management/International Business
English
English/Creative Writing
English/Education
English/Professional Writing
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Ethnic Studies
Exercise Science
Finance
French
French Language/Culture for the Professions
French/Education
Gender Studies
Geological Sciences
German
German Language/Culture for the Professions
German/Education
History
History/Education
Integrated Science/Education
International Studies
Mathematics
Mathematics/Actuarial Math Track
Mathematics/Economics
Mathematics/Education
Mathematics/Physics
Music/Education
Music/General
Music/Performance
Philosophy
Physics
Physics/Astronomy
Physics/Education
Political Science
Political Science/Education
Psychological Science/Education
Psychology
Public Policy
Religious Studies
Social Studies/Education
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Language Culture for the Professions
Spanish/Education
Sustainability Studies
Theatre
Trans-American Latina/Latino Studies
Women's Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychological Science
  3. Business/organizations

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,568

total students

77%

in-state

23%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,568
students

Female
53%
825

Male
47%
743

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,554
students

Female
53%
817

Male
47%
737

1%

14
students

Female
58%
8

Male
42%
6

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

68%

Transfer applicants accepted

51%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 10

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

80

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Countries most often represented China
Mongolia
Nepal
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Betsy Morley
International Student Coordinator
517 629-0474
emorley@albion.edu

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