Alma College offers a personalized education that allows you to create new knowledge through academic research, expand your horizons with global study initiatives, supplement your academic studies with relevant experiential learning opportunities and indulge your artistic and athletic yearnings while completing your degree on time.
Your Alma experience will include opportunities to put the ideas and theories that you discuss in the classroom to work in real world settings through internships, research fellowships, campus leadership, academic travel or service to others. And you will make life-long friendships and amazing memories!
Type: Coed, four-year, residential, undergraduate, private, liberal arts and sciences.
Location: Alma, Michigan, one hour north of the state capital of Lansing, in the center of the Lower Peninsula.
Accreditation: Alma College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, (800) 621-7440.
Degrees Awarded: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Music.
Students: Alma College enrolls about 1,450 undergraduate students from 30 states and eight foreign countries.
Faculty: Alma College employs a full-time teaching faculty of 103, of which 83 percent hold the Ph.D. or other terminal degree.
Student/Faculty Ratio: The student-to-faculty ratio at Alma is 12 students for every one faculty member.
Average Class Size: 18 students.
Average Incoming High School GPA: 3.5.
Campus Size: 128 acres with 27 major buildings, plus 200-acre ecological tract.
Academic Programs: More than 50, plus the chance to design your own program of study.
Service Learning: 90% of students participate in at least one service learning course.
Alma College’s mission is to prepare graduates who think critically, serve generously, lead purposefully and live responsibly as stewards of the world they bequeath to future generations.
An Alma College education seeks to instill a love of learning and celebrate the joy of discovery. Each Alma student will experience a deeply interdisciplinary education that provides opportunity for self-reflection, hands-on learning, and personal and professional development. It will embrace the principle of local, national and global learning communities, build upon strong mentoring relationships, and integrate rapidly changing technology essential for current and future career paths.
614 W Superior St, Alma, MI 48801, USA
English Language Requirement:
- TOEFL iBT score of 79 (school code: 1010)
- IELTS score of 6.5
- ELS Language Center Level 112
- Grade of C or higher in English Composition from an accredited U.S. college or university.
- SAT Reading score of 500 (school code 1010) or an ACT English score of 20 (school code1958)