Private 4 Year

Alma College Admission Requirements

Alma, Michigan

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Chances of getting into Alma College

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Alma College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Alma College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Alma College is 67%.  It ranks #14 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. Alma College is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 1,823 out of 2,732 applicants were admitted.

Alma College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.53. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Alma College application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jul 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by Alma College.

Alma College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
SAT Scores for Alma College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Alma College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Alma College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
ACT Scores for Alma College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Alma College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Alma College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
Typical High School Grades 

What GPA do you need to get into Alma College?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Alma College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Alma College was 3.53 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #14 in Michigan for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Alma College accepts 67% of students who apply.

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High School GPA's for admitted Alma College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 10.52% Good
3.75 to 3.99 26.31% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 22.1% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 17.13% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 13.94% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 9.47% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 0.53% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

82% of Alma College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Alma College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 24%
Top 25% of class 28%
Top 50% of class 82%
Data Source, Peterson's Data


Admission Statistics

Alma College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,506 1,202 2,732
Accepted 1,047 767 1,823
Acceptance Rate 70% 64% 67%
Enrolled 211 184 395
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 24% 22%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2023
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 144 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Alma College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Alma College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Alma College Application Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Alma 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=168591 IPEDS survey data for Alma College.


Does Alma College prefer SAT or ACT?

92% of students submit their SAT scores to Alma College. 33% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Alma College?

67% of those who apply are granted admission to Alma College. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.