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, the College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
With an enrollment of 1,384 students (44 percent men and 56 percent women), the College employs a full-time teaching faculty of 86, of which 87 percent hold the Ph.D. or other terminal degree. The student-teacher ratio is 13:1, and no classes are taught by graduate students.
Alma College was founded in 1886 by Michigan Presbyterians. While still maintaining a close relationship with the Presbyterian Church (USA), the College offers an environment that welcomes students of all religious backgrounds.
The College’s attractive campus is located in the city of Alma (population approximately 9,000), located one hour north of Lansing in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
Alma College’s mission is to prepare graduates who think critically, serve generously, lead purposefully, and live responsibly as stewards of the world they bequeath to future generations.
Quick Facts about Alma College, Alma
Small Town Setting
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
On-Campus Housing Available
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