Alma College

Category: Private institutions with fewer than 10000 enrolled students | State: Michigan

About Alma College

Founded in 1886, Alma College is a selective, residential private liberal arts college that highlights personalized education, social responsibility and extraordinary achievements. Devoted exclusively to the teaching and education of undergraduate students. With an enrollment of 1,464 students, Alma College offers an average class size of 18 and a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. Alma College_s 128-acre campus is located in the city of Alma, located one hour north of Lansing in the center of Michigan_s Lower Peninsula.
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Why attend Alma College

Alma College offers a close-knit and supportive community as well as a personalized education experience. We also offer generous scholarships, one on one faculty advising, and a vibrant campus life.


Top Degrees

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $36,890 $36,890 N/A N/A
Fees $420 $420 N/A N/A
Room $5,119 $5,119 N/A N/A
Board $5,119 $5,119 N/A N/A
Books $1,000 $1,000 N/A N/A
Other Expenses N/A N/A N/A N/A
Totals $48,548 $48,548 N/A N/A
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Signed the VA's Principles of Excellence for serving veterans and service members
  • Utilize the Federal Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
  • Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • ACT or SAT test scores required for admission
  • Additional scholarships specifically for military students and veterans
  • In-state tuition without residency requirements for military personnel
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
  • On-campus living requirement for students at any point in their enrollment
  • Accommodations for military students with disabilities