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Albion College Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto Albion College, the application fee costs $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

Students who apply for Fall should hear back from Albion College by October 15.

Considering Applying Early to Albion College?

Albion College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is December 1, which is coming up fast! Albion College will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15. Albion College accepts about 85% of early action applicants* and 74% all applicants for all deadlines.. In 2021, Albion College admitted 1,537 of the 1,813 who applied early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is Albion College Hard To Get Into?

Albion College is amoderately difficult school to get into. Albion College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Albion College **accepted 74% of students, around 3,498 of the 4,699 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Albion College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

What Does Albion College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Albion College

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Class Rank Important
Application Essay Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Albion College Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Albion College must submit the following items. Double check with Albion College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2.8
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Albion College?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. Albion College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Albion College is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 75% of Albion College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 13% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Albion College?

To be competitive with other Albion College applicants, you should strive to earn between 940 and 1160 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Albion College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1160 and 25% of scored lower than 940, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Albion College student is 1052.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Albion College students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Albion College students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Albion College?

To be most competitive at Albion College, you should strive to earn between 19 and 27 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Albion College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.

A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Albion College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

Transferring to Albion CollegeTransfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Albion College during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term

Albion College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Albion College?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Albion College.

Does Albion College accept transfer credits?

Albion College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Albion College accepts:

Does Albion College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Albion College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Albion College?

No, Albion College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..

What is Albion College's acceptance rate?

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What is the early action acceptance rate at Albion College?

The early action acceptance rate at Albion College was 85% in 2021.

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Albion College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

74%

How hard is it to get into Albion College? Albion College is a somewhat selective institution. The Albion College acceptance rate is 74%. This means that the institution accepts 74 out of every 100 applicants.

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Albion College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Albion College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Albion College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Albion College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

19 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above

Good

19 to 27

Avg

19 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Albion College is 23. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Albion College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Albion College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

940 - 1160

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Math SAT Range

470 - 570

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Reading SAT Range

460 - 590

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1160 and Above

Good

940 to 1160

Avg

940 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Albion College students is 1052. Applicants with SAT scores of 1160 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Albion College, while applicants with SAT scores between 940 to 1160 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 940 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Albion College.

Albion College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,506

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

74%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$53,090

Out-of-State

$53,090

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