Albion College


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Michigan


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.

Most Popular Majors

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

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1860
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 1860
Faculty: 135

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1

Percent Male: 48%
Percent Female: 52%

Financial Resources


Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 63%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 74%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

611 East Porter Street
Albion Michigan 49224


Main Email:

Main Phone:

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Amanda Transfer of Credit Procedures
Associate Director of Admission, Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:
Drew Dunham
Registrar, Registrar

International Admissions Contact:
Lewis Cardenas

Athletics Contact:
Lisa Roschek

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Transfer applicants must be in good standing, have a grade point average of 2.5 or better, and have demonstrated the ability to do college-level work.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Course work assigned a passing grade equal to or above 2.00 (C or better) on a 4.00 scale may be recognized in transfer. Transfer credits are recorded with a grade of T and are not included in grade point average computations.

Credits (Min/Max):
Students transferring from two-year institutions such as community or junior colleges may present a maximum of one-half the number of credits or 16.0 units required for the bachelor's degree. International students who have attended officially recognized

Test Scores for Applying:
Transfer applicants who have successfully completed the equivalent of one or more years of full-time college-level study will not need to submit SAT or ACT Scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Albion does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
The essay is its own section of the application and requires a separate submission. You may submit your essay at a later date if you wish; however, your application is not complete and will not be reviewed until it is received.

Application Fee:
Free online application. Non-refundable fee of $20 for paper applications.

Other Requirements:

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Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 22 28
English 21 27
Math 21 27
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 520 630
Math 570 670

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 69%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -69%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 900

Other Expenses: 1100

Room and Board: 9260

Tuition and Fees: 32662

Total Cost: 43922

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Transfer students are given the same financial aid consideration as first year students. Albion College welcomes students who wish to transfer from a two-year or four-year college and have attained at least one full semester of acceptable academic course w

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 7666

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 65%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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