611 E. Porter Albion, MI 49224 517-629-0321
About Albion College
  • Year of Foundation 1835
  • Size of Campus 585 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Methodist
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,979
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 52%, 48%, 8%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 1,722
Albion College is a private liberal arts college located in Albion, Michigan. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, it was founded in 1835 and was the first private college in Michigan to have a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Its student population during the 2011-12 academic year was 1,514. The College's athletic teams are nicknamed the Britons and their colors are purple and gold. They participate in NCAA Division III and the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) as well as the Midwest Lacrosse Conference for Men's and Women's Lacrosse. Albion College is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association and the Michigan Campus Compact, an organization dedicated to encouraging student volunteerism. As of 2011, Albion College was ranked No. 102 in U.S. News & World Report's list of national liberal arts colleges, and 115th in Forbes' list of America's Top Colleges, which includes universities as well as colleges. U.S. News also includes a high school counselor ranking, in which Albion placed 85th among national liberal arts colleges.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 5
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 6
  • Percent students who are frat members 32%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Lambda Delta, Theta Alpha Phi, Kappa Kappa Psi, Mortor Board, Omicron Delta Kapa, Order of Omega, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Alpha Iota, Sigma Gamma Epsilon
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 6
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Albion College Hillel, Athletes in Action, Campus Crusade for Christ, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Muslim Student Network, Newman Club, United Voices of Albion College, Wednesday Nigh
  • Other on-campus organizations 4%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 32%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Alliance, Asian Awareness Group, Organization for Latino Awareness, Islamic Student Union, International Student Union
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 6
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Albion MI (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Albion MI (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Lansing MI (60), Lansing MI (60)
Student Housing
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 11%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 69%
  • Number of students using college housing 88%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 42%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 23%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (69%), women's dorms (1%), fraternity housing (14%), apartments for married students (0%), apartment for single students (11%), special housing for disabled students (0%), cooperative housing (1%), other housing options (4%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 4%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 26
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 42%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,462
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 9,132
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 2,200
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 330
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums Astronomicaql Observatory, Equestrian Center, Newly Remodeled and Expanded Science Complex
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 200
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 2,500
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Computer lab, laptops for checkout, wireless network, InMich (Melcat) participant
  • Number Of Microforms 57,746
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 50
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 371,933
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Western Michigan University)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 54%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Dendritic Nano Technologies, GMAC Insurance, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 827
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 43%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered