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Albion College - ACT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


Albion Marching Band

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Albion College Description:

Albion College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college located in Albion, a small city in south-central Michigan. The college was founded in 1835 and has ties to the United Methodist Church. The school's strengths in the liberal arts and sciences earned it a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Academics at Albion are supported by a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio. On the student life front, Albion students keep themselves busy -- the college has over 100 student organizations, six fraternities and six sororities. In athletics, Albion competes in the NCAA Division III Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,382 (all undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 51% Male / 49% Female
  • 98% Full-time

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $32,662
  • Books: $900 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,260
  • Other Expenses: $1,100
  • Total Cost: $43,922

Albion College Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 98%
    • Loans: 66%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $21,647
    • Loans: $8,632

Scholarships for Albion College (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Economics, English, History, Political Science, Psychology

Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 73%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 62%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 72%

Data Source:

The National Center for Educational Statistics and the Albion Website

Albion and the Common Application

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Albion College Mission Statement:

mission statement from the official Albion College website

"Albion College is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution committed to academic excellence. We are learning-centered and recognize that valuable learning takes place in and outside the classroom, on and off campus. We prepare students to translate critical thought into action."

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