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Albion College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Albion College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much 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?

2022 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 114 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is communications.

Overall Quality

Albion is ranked #929 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Albion is also ranked #20 out of 67 schools in Michigan.

See all of the rankings for Albion College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Albion?

Acceptance Rate

Albion College has an acceptance rate of 74%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 75% 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 460 and 590. Math scores were between 470 and 570.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Albion College  ( 460 to 590 )

SAT Math Scores for Albion College  ( 470 to 570 )
Albion received ACT scores from 13% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for Albion College  ( 19 to 27 )

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 74%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  74 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Albion College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Albion College has a freshmen retention rate of 73%. 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  73 out of 100

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 53%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  53 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Albion College.

Albion College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,506 undergraduates at Albion with 1,492 being full-time and 14 being part-time.

How Much Does Albion College Cost?

The overall average net price of Albion is $16,653. 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 +
$12,032 $12,541 $14,499 $18,861 $26,478

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 67% of students took out student loans averaging $6,991 a year. That adds up to $27,964 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Albion is 7.8%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out 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.


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

Albion College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Child Development & Psychology 35 NA
General Biology 34 $29,685
Economics 27 $41,565
Communication & Media Studies 26 $39,729
Finance & Financial Management 19 $47,260
Health & Physical Education 19 NA
Political Science & Government 17 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 16 NA
Accounting 12 NA
Sociology 12 NA

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

Online Learning at Albion

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 875 students took at least one online class at Albion College. This is an increase from the 0 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 875 17
2018-2019 0 0
2017-2018 0 0
2016-2017 0 0
2015-2016 76 0

Learn more about online learning at Albion College.

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Notes and References


*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.


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