Admissions & Aid

Tuition & Fees

An investment in Alma College is an investment in your future.  

We utilize five different financial tools—merit and talent scholarships, grants, work study, loans, and out-of-pocket contributions—to help develop a financial plan that allows you to attain Alma’s valuable, personalized education.

We encourage you to explore Financial Aid for more detailed information about the financial tools available to you. 

Tuition and Fees for 2013-2014 

(As determined by the Board of Trustees each February)

 

Tuition

 

$32,750

Room and Board

$9,265

Fees

$385

Orientation*

$325

Total

$42,725

*Applies only to new first-year students and billed in Fall Term.

In addition to direct costs, students should budget for books, supplies and personal expenses of approximately $1,500-$2,000.

Spring Term Costs

Students are required to complete two Spring Term courses during their four years. Students who enroll in Spring Term courses will have added charges of $1,000 for tuition and, if on-campus, $600 for board. If a student is traveling off-campus, additional costs may apply. Typically, no financial assistance is offered for Spring Term classes.