Albion College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Albion College
How hard is it to get into Albion College and can I get accepted? The school has a 71% acceptance rate ranking it #28 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,742 out of 3,884 applicants were admitted making Albion College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 46 percent. Albion College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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Albion College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT65%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||560|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1090|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||660|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1270|
|Average SAT Score||1180|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Albion College?
Albion College typically requires applicants to be in the top 43 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1000. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. The school ranks #17 in Michigan for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 65 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1270 and Above||Good||>81%|
|1180 to 1270||Avg +||71%-81%|
|1090 to 1180||Avg -||59%-71%|
|1000 to 1090||Reach||46%-59%|
|Less than 1000||Low||<46%|
Albion College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT53%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Albion College?
Admission data indicates that Albion College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #16 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. 53 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Albion College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>81%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||71%-81%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||59%-71%|
|17 to 20||Reach||46%-59%|
|Less than 17||Low||<46%|
Avg. High School GPA3.5
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Albion College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Albion College was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #9 in Michigan for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Albion College accepts 71% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||20%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||20%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||17%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||11%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
52% of Albion College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||21%|
|Top 25% of class||52%|
|Top 50% of class||84%|
|Bottom 50% of class||16%|
|Bottom 25% of class||3%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||17%||21%||19%|
What are the requirements for admission to Albion College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168546 IPEDS survey data for Albion College.
Frequently Asked Questions
65% of students submit their SAT scores to Albion College. 53% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
71% of those who apply are granted admission to Albion College. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1090 and 1270. 65% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.