Admissions & Aid

We are excited to help you explore Alma College! You’ll find that Alma provides a personalized admissions experience, including your very own admissions representative to help guide you through the college search process.



Evidence Plaid Works

  • Alma College has had 24 Fulbright Scholars since 2000, and has won $2 million in competitive scholarships.

  • 100% of our Athletic Training students pass their board certification exams.

  • Alma’s 2013 medical school placement rate is almost twice the national average.

  • Law school acceptance rates for Alma graduates exceed the national average, with a 100% acceptance rate for the 2013-2014 class.

  • The Alma Commitment guarantees students a 4-year graduation as well as up to $2,500 for an Alma Venture—an internship, off-campus study, study abroad or independent research project.

  • 100% of our 2013 graduates in education, psychology and history were employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduating.

  • Alma College awarded almost $25 million in scholarships to our students for the 2014-15 academic year.

  • Alma College has been recognized for its academic excellence, affordability and quality of campus life by The Princeton Review, Colleges of Distinction, Great Value Colleges and the Fiske Guide to Colleges.

  • 90% of Alma’s 2013 graduates were employed in a full-time, professional job or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduating.

  • 90% of our students participate in service learning during their time at Alma. 

Apply to Alma

Our free application is available online, or you can apply via the Common Application. Don’t forget to have your counselor recommendation, high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores sent to Alma as well. We’re proud to support our student veterans, that’s why we’ve been named a 2016 Military Friendly® school. Questions? You can reach us at 1-800-321-2562.

Apply for Financial Aid

We want to share in your college investment. To ensure you receive the best financial aid package possible, we encourage you to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after January 1.

Request Additional Information

Refer a Scot

You know how Plaid Works, so share it with others! We encourage you to talk about your Alma experiences with students that you think are a good fit for Alma; it will get them excited about the opportunities on campus!
If you would like to refer a student, please complete our referral form.