Alma College

Alma College

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 in four years. 

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.

Fast Facts

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 1,400 undergraduate students from 27 states and nine foreign countries.

Faculty: Alma College employs a full-time teaching faculty of 96, of which 82 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.

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