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Albion, Michigan

Albion College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Albion College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
70.6%
Admission Difficulty for Albion College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow

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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1090-1270
Applicants Submitting SAT
65%
SAT Scores for Albion College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1090
SAT Scores for Albion College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1270
Average SAT Score 1180

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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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Albion College admission chances by SAT score
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%
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Albion College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
53%
ACT Scores for Albion College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Albion College
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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Albion College admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.5
Typical High School Grades
B+

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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Albion College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 31% Good
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

High School Class Rank

52% of Albion College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Albion College students
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%

Admission Statistics

Albion College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,043 1,841 3,884
Accepted 1,514 1,228 2,742
Acceptance Rate 74% 67% 71%
Enrolled 261 254 515
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 21% 19%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Albion College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Albion College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Albion College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 26. 53% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.