Description

Albion College in Albion, Michigan, is an independent, residential college committed to the liberal arts tradition.

The school is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and honors its faith heritage by offering many spiritual life opportunities. Students may participate in campus ministries, attend prayer services or join an interfaith organization designed to promote dialogue between students, faculty and staff with different faith backgrounds.

Albion is dedicated to helping the community and takes an active role in servicing the disadvantaged through Habitat for Humanity, Global Medical Brigades and Circle K.

Other ways to become involved in student life include a wide array of student clubs, Greek life opportunities and a number of campus events like multicultural fairs, the Briton Bash and more.

Academics are based in the liberal arts, with more than 30 undergraduate degrees offered in fields like Anthropology and Sociology, Geological Studies, Mathematics and Computer Science and Political Science. Interdisciplinary and pre-professional programs are also available.

Admissions require students to submit official high school transcript, ACT/SAT scores and a letter of recommendation. The school also considers extracurricular involvement, strength of high school curriculum and overall character of its applicants.

Students who file a FAFSA may be eligible to receive state and institutional merit and need-based scholarships. Other financial aid options include grants, work-study programs and student loans.

Quick Facts about Albion College

Region

Midwest

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Private

Affiliation

United Methodist

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Britons

Website

www.albion.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$32,100

Out-of-State Tuition

$32,100

Retention Rate

79%

Enrollment

1,860

Year Established

1835

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
1,860
Freshman Class
397
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
1,860

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
96%
Part-Time
4%

Gender of Students

Women
45%
Men
55%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
3%
Asian
2%
Caucasian
89%
Latino
2%
Other
4%

International Students

International
3%
Domestic
97%

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