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Albion College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Michigan

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.

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

Endowment:

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

Address:
611 East Porter Street
Albion Michigan 49224

Website: http://www.albion.edu

Main Email: admissions@albion.edu

Main Phone:

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Amanda Transfer of Credit Procedures
Associate Director of Admission, Admissions
800-858-6770
adubiel@albion.edu

Transfer Services Contact:
Drew Dunham
Registrar, Registrar
517-629-0216
ddunham@albion.edu

International Admissions Contact:
Lewis Cardenas
Admissions
800-858-6770
lcardenas@albion.edu

Athletics Contact:
Lisa Roschek
Athletics
lroschek@albion.edu

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:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://secure2.albion.edu/admissions/admissionsapps/default.aspx

Standardized Testing

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

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

Costs

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

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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

Special Programs

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Adrian College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Michigan

Description

Adrian College, a liberal arts College in the United Methodist tradition, is committed to the pursuit of truth and to the dignity of all people. Through active and creative learning in a supportive community, students are challenged to achieve excellence in their academic, personal, and professional lives, and to contribute to a more socially just society. Our facilities include residence halls that feature voice mail, wireless internet and cable TV access in all student rooms; a 24-hour student center; a planetarium; an observatory; the Merillat Sport and Fitness Center; and Shipman Library. The student to computer ratio is 8 to 1. Over 40 majors and pre-professional programs are available at Adrian.

Most Popular Majors

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1469
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 1469
Faculty: 69

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 21:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 21:1

Percent Male: %
Percent Female: %

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: %

Six-Year Graduation Rate: %

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From:

Contact Information

Address:
110 South Madison Street
Adrian Michigan 49221

Website: http://www.adrian.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 800-877-2246

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Mallory Frailing
Assistant Director, Admissions
(800) 877-2246
mfrailing@adrian.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Kellie Carnahan
Counselor, Admissions
(800) 877-2246
kcarnahan@adrian.edu

Athletics Contact:
Mike Duffy
Director, Athletics
(888) 876-0194
mduffy@adrian.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Students with previous experience at another college who are interested in transferring to Adrian College must must have an above-average cumulative GPA.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Generally, credits earned in colleges and universities accredited by a regional accrediting agency will be accepted by Adrian College; however, no credit will transfer for any course with a grade below "C."

Credits (Min/Max):
No more than 30 semester hrs and 2 semester hrs of phys ed courses will be accepted for the associate's degree. No more than a combined total of 90 semester hrs are allowed for transfer from 2-year and 4-year colleges for the baccalaureate degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
The submission of standardized test scores is required.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Adrian does not publish the requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
Adrian does not publish the requirement for the submission of an essay, nor does it ask for one with your application.

Application Fee:
There is no application fee.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.adrian.edu/apply/

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading
Math
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: %

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: %

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books:

Other Expenses:

Room and Board:

Tuition and Fees:

Total Cost:

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From:

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
We use our institutional funds in partnership with the federal government and the state of Michigan to provide students and their families with the financial resources that will make it possible for them to attend the college.

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Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans:

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: %

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Alma College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Four-one-four

State: Michigan

Description

Alma College is a private, Presbyterian liberal arts college located in Alma, Michigan, about an hour north of Lansing. Alma prides itself on the personal attention its students receive. With no graduate students (and thus no graduate instructors), a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and an average class size of 19, students at Alma have a lot of interaction with their professors. For its strengths in the liberal arts and sciences, Alma College was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. The college also embraces its Scottish heritage, evidenced by its kilt-wearing marching band and annual Scottish games.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Elementary Education, English, Health Professions, Music, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1382
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 1382
Faculty: 86

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 16:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 16:1

Percent Male: 43%
Percent Female: 57%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 49%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 64%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
614 West Superior Street
Alma Michigan 48801

Website: http://ww.alma.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 989-463-7111

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Karen Jezewski
Senior Associate Director, Admissions
1-800-321-ALMA
kajezewski@alma.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:
John Leister
Director, Athletics
(989) 463-7265
leister@alma.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Alma does not publish a minimum GPA requirement for transfer.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Courses which are graded "C" (2.0) or higher will be accepted for credit.

Credits (Min/Max):
A maximum of 68 credits (62 semester hours or 90 quarter hours) may be transferred from a two-year institution. All transfer students must complete the final 34 credits at Alma College for the degree in residence.

Test Scores for Applying:
ACT and SAT scores may be waived if you have completed a minimum 24 credit hours of college course work with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
You must submit a Counselor Recommendation Form to be filled out by your Dean of Students' Office.

Essay(s) required:
A personal statement helps us to know you better beyond your grades, test scores and school activities. It is not required, but recommended.

Application Fee:
There is no fee to apply.

Other Requirements:
Proficiency in English composition must be verified by completion of the proficiency measures prescribed by the English Dept. Proficiency in math must be verified by completion of the proficiency measures prescribed by the Mathematics Dept.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 22 27
English 21 27
Math 20 26
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 488 712
Math 512 630
Writing 472 618

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 73%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -73%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 830

Other Expenses: 1492

Room and Board: 8840

Tuition and Fees: 29230

Total Cost: 40392

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
In order to help you obtain these goals, Alma College creates extensive financial aid packages for each student. From merit-based scholarships to need-based grants to government and private loans, Alma College strives to assist you with financing your high

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 7992

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 74%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

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Aquinas College (MI)

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Michigan

Description

Aquinas College, an inclusive educational community rooted in the Catholic Dominican tradition, provides a liberal arts education with a global perspective. At Aquinas, we emphasize career preparation with a focus on leadership and service to others. An Aquinas education is a commitment to lifelong learning dedicated to the pursuit of truth and the common good. Aquinas College is committed to equality. This statement of the College speaks to this commitment, as do our history and heritage. Aquinas College is rooted in the Dominican traditions of prayer, study, community and service, combined with a deep respect for truth, honesty and integrity. In this spirit, we strive to create an environment in which integrity is prized and practiced

Most Popular Majors

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2159
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 89

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 24:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

Percent Male: %
Percent Female: %

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: %

Six-Year Graduation Rate: %

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From:

Contact Information

Address:
1607 Robinson Rd
Grand Rapids Michigan 49506

Website: http://www.aquinas.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 616-632-8900

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Angela Marzolo
Admissions Representative, Office of Admissions
616.632.2858
marzoang@aquinas.edu

Transfer Services Contact:
Will Guyeskey
Admissions Representative, Office of Admissions
616.632.2850
guyeswil@aquinas.edu

International Admissions Contact:
Roger J. Durham
International Studies Program Coodinator , Office of International Studies
616.632.2840
durharog@aquinas.edu

Athletics Contact:
Terry Bocian
Athletics Director, Athletics Department
616.632.2475
bociater@aquinas.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in previous courses is required.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:

Credits (Min/Max):
Aquinas accepts up to 64 semester hours of credit from an accredited community or junior college.

Test Scores for Applying:
Aquinas College does not publish a requirement for standardized test scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Transfer applicant must be in good standing from previous institution.

Essay(s) required:
Aquinas College does not publish a requirement for an essay or personal statement.

Application Fee:
There is NO FEE for filing an on-line or standard paper application.

Other Requirements:
ective transfer students from other colleges cannot be admitted if they have been dismissed from or are currently on academic probation at another college.

Fall Deadline:
1-Feb

Spring Deadline:
1-Sep

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://aquinas.myadmissionsapp.com/

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading
Math
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: Aquinas College does not publish their transfer statistics.

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: %

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: %

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books:

Other Expenses:

Room and Board:

Tuition and Fees:

Total Cost:

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From:

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Aquinas College is very committed to making your education affordable. More than 90 percent of AQ students receive financial aid. The average financial aid package is more than $14,000.

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans:

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: %

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Special Programs

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Central Michigan University

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Michigan

Description

Central Michigan University, located in Mount Pleasant, is the fourth largest of Michigan's 15 public universities. Central Michigan has many notable academic features including undergraduate programs in microscopy and meteorology, the largest leisure studies program in the country, and the first accredited athletic training program in the U.S. The university is moderately selective with an average 3.3 GPA among matriculated students. CMU has a 21 to 1 student / faculty ratio. In athletics, the Central Michigan Chippewas compete in the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference (MAC).

Most Popular Majors

Accounting, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Community Organization, Education, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Kinesiology, Marketing, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 27225
Total Grad Students: 5592
Undergraduate Students: 21633
Faculty: 777

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 35:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 28:1

Percent Male: 45%
Percent Female: 55%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 19%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 54%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
312u Warriner Hall
Mt Pleasant Michigan 48859

Website: http://www.cmich.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 989-774-4000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Betty Wagner
Director of Admissions, Office of Admissions
989.774.3076
wagne1bj@cmich.edu

Transfer Services Contact:
Marcie Otteman
Senior Associate Director, Office of Admissions
989.774.3076
ottem1mm@cmich.edu

International Admissions Contact:
Tracy Nakajima
Coordinator of International Students, Office of International Education
989.774.4308

Athletics Contact:
Dave Heeke
Athletics Director, Athletic Department
989.774.3046
heeke1dw@cmich.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
A minimum college grade point average of 2.00 is required of transfer applicants.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
The lowest grade earned for any course that may be transferred for credit is a C- or higher.

Credits (Min/Max):
A transfer applicant must have a minimum number of 15 credits completed or else must apply as an entering freshman. Maximum number of credits or courses that may be transferred from a two-year institution is 62 and from a four-year institution is 90.

Test Scores for Applying:
Standardized test scores are recommended of some students and will be notified if needed.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) is required of some students and will be notified if needed.

Essay(s) required:
An essay or personal statment is recommended of some students and will be notified if needed.

Application Fee:
$35 application fee.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:
Rolling Admission

Spring Deadline:
Rolling Admission

Summer Deadline:
Rolling Admission

Apply Here:
http://apply.cmich.edu/

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 20 25
English 19 25
Math 19 25
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 450 568
Math 450 605
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 2374

Transfers Accepted: 1618

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 68%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 68%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: %

Admissions Data From: Fall 2007

Costs

Books: 1000

Other Expenses: 1320

Room and Board: 8212

Tuition and Fees: 22092

Total Cost: 32624

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 10024

Total Cost – In-State: 20556

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
To receive your Federal Direct Student Loan, you must first complete a Master Promissory Note, the legal document you must sign agreeing to pay back your loan. Please start the process to receive your Federal Direct Student Loan as soon as possible.

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6720

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 86%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 66%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 68%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information