Albion College

611 E Porter St, Albion, MI 49224
Tel: (517)629-1000
Private not-for-profit | 1,382 students
Albion College is a private four-year college of the liberal arts, related to the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1835, Albion College was the first private college in Michigan to have a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Albion offers the finest of liberal arts educations, enabling students to understand the interconnected nature of knowledge and of life, while preparing them for rewarding and fulfilling careers and lives of meaning and purpose. While excellence in technology is valuable, it is the personal touch that distinguishes Albion College.

School Overview:

Albion College
CountyCalhoun County, MI
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
118 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,382 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,353 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
29 students137 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted70%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)460-620450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)480-640460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)490-580440-570
ACT English (25-75%)21-2719-25
ACT Math (25-75%)21-2718-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)22-2720-25

School Notes:


  • The College has a pioneering heritage, originally serving the educational needs of settlers' children and indigenous residents alike. Albion also is one of the earliest Midwest schools to introduce coeducation. The College was awarded a charter by the Michigan Territorial Legislature in 1835. Early attempts at coeducation were made in 1850 when the legislature approved the founding of the "Albion Female Collegiate Institute."

    • At Albion, learning takes place as much out of the classroom as in, and we encourage all students to get involved. Our co-curricular activities offer students a wide array of fine arts, athletics, entertainment, and service opportunities. No matter where you are—in the classroom, on the sports field, in the Coffee House, or halfway around the world—you’ll see Liberal Arts at Work for you.
    • Life at Albion College means many things to many people: a late-night study session in Wesley Hall… a pick-up Ultimate Frisbee game on the Quad… a nationally known comedian performing at the Kellogg Center.… an afternoon building a home for Habitat for Humanity… a lazy canoe ride down the Kalamazoo River. With such a wide range of living, dining, organizational, entertainment, and recreational opportunities, Albion offers something for everyone. As a residential college, Albion is committed to developing the whole student in a number of interrelated realms: intellectual, personal, social, spiritual, emotional, physical, and vocational. Living at Albion enhances the total educational experience.
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