Study at Albion CollegeThe foundation of Albion College was laid in the year 1835 when a charter was approved for the setting up of the Spring Arbor Seminary. However, it was only in 1843 that classes began in what was then called the Wesleyan Seminary. In 1850, the Albion Female Collegiate Institute was established. These two institutes merged to form the Wesleyan Seminary and Female College at Albion in 1857. In February, 1861, it was renamed the Albion College. This private liberal arts institute is now situated on a 225-acre campus in Albion, Michigan.
Albion College offers Bachelor of Arts, and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in over 25 fields. The courses are offered through the following academic institutes:
Profile of Albion College
The main campus of Albion is in Albion, MI (a town not particularly near any major cities). The school is a United Methodist institution. Albion is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.
Albion offers more choices of majors than most colleges its size. The school students most commonly major in a field related to mathematics, music, science, art studies, and liberal arts.
Albion does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 500 to 620. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 530 or more.
The school's faculty/student ratio compares favorably with most colleges. The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at Albion are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.
In 2007, the school had 1, 938 enrolled students.
Many students at Albion live in campus housing. The school makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available. Student athletes at the school belong to the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association for major sports.
Albion Programs and Degrees
611 E Porter St
Albion, MI 49224
General Phone: (517) 629-1000