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Is Alma a Good School for the Money?

Below Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$120,488 Avg Total Cost

Alma College Value Report

What is an Alma degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares Alma with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 50% National Quality
Expensive Price

Alma College is ranked #2,050 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Alma College is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  2050 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  8.52 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

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*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $120,488 for an Alma Degree

The average Alma student's degree will cost an estimated $120,488. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $28,825 and a typical 4.18 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost$28,825
Average Years to Graduate4.18
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree$120,488

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average Alma student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Alma degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$118,026 In-State With Aid
$241,069 Avg Cost No Aid
4.18 Years to Graduate

The net price YOU pay may be very different than the typical net price.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Alma.

Nationwide Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$241,069#0F
All Students$120,488#2,050F
Only Students Receiving Aid$118,026#1,737D-
In-State Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$241,069#F
All Students$120,488#F
Only Students Receiving Aid$118,026#F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Michigan.

About 100% of Alma students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Alma financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average Alma cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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