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Albion College

Albion College
611 E. Porter St.
Albion, Michigan 49224

Albion College, founded in 1835, is a private, four-year, liberal arts college associated with the United Methodist Church. Albion is located in a town with a population of 9,000 people and consists of a 90-acre main campus and a 144-acre Nature Center . Students can pursue Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts) degrees.

More than 1,900 students are enrolled at Albion College. There are about 131 faculty members--110 are tenured or tenure-track. About 95 percent hold a Ph.D. or appropriate professional degree in their field. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to one, and the average class size is 19 students. Fully qualified professors teach all Albion College classes. No graduate assistants teach classes.

Albion courses include: American studies; anthropology; sociology; art; art history; athletic training; biology; chemistry; computer science; earth science; economics; management; English; ethnic studies; French; geological sciences; German; history; international studies; mathematics; music; philosophy; physical education; physics; political science; psychology; public policy; religious studies; Spanish; speech communication; theatre; and women's and gender studies.

Quick Facts

  • Albion College was the first private college in Michigan to have a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

  • About 90 percent of Albion students live on campus.

  • Approximately 35 percent of first-year students ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 73 percent were in the top quarter.

  • This school profile has been compiled and updated by The CollegeBound Network. The school is not affiliated with The CollegeBound Network and shall not be considered a sponsor of this program.