|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Religious affiliation||Presbyterian Church (USA)|
|Students with disability||11%|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,323 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Alma College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,680 applications and 3,180 students were granted admission. Alma College is at the #66 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 99% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 6% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||880 to 1183|
|ACT||21 to 26|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Alma College's tuition was $36,890 for all students regardless of residency (37.7% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Alma College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 37% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,743 (which is 7.8% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Alma College in 2016-2017, was 318, which is 95% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,025 (which is 2.2% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Alma College has enrolled a total of 1,451 students (1,385 students full-time and 66 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,451 students, 42 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%
Black/African American: 4%
Two or more races: 2%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Alma College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Visual And Performing Arts||8%||16|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||6%||12|
|English Language And Literature/letters||5%||10|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||4%||8|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||3%||6|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||3%||6|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Alma College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Alma College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $31,900. Last year, out of the total 376 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 376 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 468 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 440 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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