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

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

  • 54% of our 2014 graduates studied abroad while at Alma.

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

  • Law school acceptance rates for Alma graduates significantly exceed the national average, with a 100% acceptance rate for the MSU College of Law.

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

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. 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.

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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 the form here.