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Alma, founded in 1886, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 100-acre campus is within walking distance of downtown Alma, 40 miles from Saginaw.

Website: www.alma.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,426
Undergraduate
Students
(56.9%) 811 Women
(43.1%) 615 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
64% of 4,728 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.53
SAT Math
555 average
510-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
575 average
520-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
20-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$53,282
Tuition and Fees
$41,398
Room and Board
$11,384
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$32,161
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$40,387
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Other
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
99
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 25% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Alma Population
9,281
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Lansing
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
88% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Scots
Sororities
18% of women participate
Fraternities
22% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.4% Asian
3.5% Black/African-American
5.0% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.1% White
7.0% Unknown
International Students
1.5% from 10 countries
First-Year Students Returning
76.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
56.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
63%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
24.0%
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