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Albion College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Albion College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Albion College Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Albion College was awarded 23 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general biology.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Albion is ranked #427 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Albion is also ranked #11 out of 42 schools in Michigan.

See all of the rankings for Albion College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Albion?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, Albion College is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 71%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

Average Test Scores

About 65% of students accepted to Albion submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 610. Math scores were between 500 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Albion College  ( 510 to 610 )
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SAT Math Scores for Albion College  ( 500 to 590 )
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Albion received ACT scores from 53% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Albion College  ( 20 to 26 )
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Learn more about Albion College admissions.

Albion College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Albion it is much better at 12 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Albion College is 77%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  77 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Albion College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Albion College has a freshmen retention rate of 79%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  79 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Albion for first-time, full-time students is 56%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  56 out of 100
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Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Albion College.

Good Overall Diversity at Albion

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,475 undergraduates at Albion with 1,455 being full-time and 20 being part-time.

Albion Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Albion is 83.89 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  83.89 out of 100
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How Much Does Albion College Cost?

The overall average net price of Albion is $15,413. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Albion

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$9,747 $10,890 $12,859 $20,799 $26,757

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Albion, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Albion, approximately 74% of students took out student loans averaging $6,661 a year. That adds up to $26,644 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Albion is 5.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Albion Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Albion with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $47,400 in their early years. That's great news for Albion students since it is 19% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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See which majors at Albion College make the most money.

Location of Albion College

Located in Albion, Michigan, Albion College is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding location of Albion is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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Contact details for Albion are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 611 E Porter St, Albion, MI 49224
Phone: 517-629-1000
Website: www.albion.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/albioncollege
Twitter: https://twitter.com/albioncollege

Albion College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Economics 38 NA
General Biology 36 $27,600
Health & Physical Education 32 NA
Child Development & Psychology 31 NA
Accounting 26 NA
Communication & Media Studies 23 $29,300
Sociology 15 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 14 NA
Political Science & Government 13 NA
Romance Languages 11 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Albion College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

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