Alma College

Alma Demographics & Diversity Report

Is Alma really diverse? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the truth and stats about diversity at Alma. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Alma Student Population

1,442 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Alma College?

Alma total enrollment is approximately 1,442 students.

Alma Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Alma undergraduate population is made up of 58% women, and 42% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Alma Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,108
Unknown 72
Hispanic 70
Multi-Ethnic 55
Black or African American 38
International 35
Asian 19
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Alma achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,864 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1864 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  46.97 out of 100
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The overall diversity score is created by adding up the results of the racial-ethnic, geographic, age and male/female diversity rankings.

How Does Alma Diversity Compare to National Averages?


Alma is considered middle of the road when it comes to overall diversity. Some aspects of diversity may be stronger than others.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Alma is ranked 2,970 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2970 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  21.64 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

Alma Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,131
Unknown 80
Hispanic 71
Multi-Ethnic 56
International 39
Black or African American 39
Asian 19
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Alma College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 377
Asian 10
Black or African American 4
Multi-Ethnic 1
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Alma.

Slightly Unbalanced Male/Female Ratio

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Alma ranks 1,420 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1420 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  62.55 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 838 female students and 604 male students at Alma.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Alma is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  99.26 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 205 female teachers and 202 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

10.11% Out of State
0.45% Out of the Country

Alma ranks 1,389 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

10.11% of Alma students come from out of state, and 0.45% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  36 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 13 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Michigan 400
Illinois 9
Ohio 8
Florida 7
Texas 5

International Students at Alma

Students from 9 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Ecuador, and Brazil.

Learn more about international students at Alma.

Average Student Age Diversity

Average Student Age Diversity
89.55% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  47.12 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Alma, 89.55% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 723
20-21 554
22-24 75
25-29 11
35 and over 7
30-34 3
Under 18 0

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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