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Albion College

Albion, MI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate70%

Albion College Admissions

Albion College is moderately difficult to get into. Around 70% of applicants get into Albion College each year. Out of 6,514 applications received in 2023, 4,541 students were offered admission.

If you are thinking about applying to Albion College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Students who submit their applications to Albion College for the fall semester should anticipate a decision by October 1.

Albion College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Albion College's admissions stats.

Albion College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Albion College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Albion College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action Yes December 1

Considering Applying Early to Albion College?

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

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is December 1.

Albion College accepts approximately 83% of early action applicants and 70% all applicants for all deadlines. In 2022, Albion College admitted 4,297 of the 5,174 who applied early action.

Some students apply to college early to increase their chances of getting in. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of admission, since it shows that you are very interested in a school.

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

More on Albion College Admissions

How To Get Into Albion College

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

In 2022, Albion College accepted 70% of all applicants, approximately 4,541 of the 6,514 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.

Transferring to Albion College

For more information on transferring to Albion College, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Albion College

Albion College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Albion College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Albion College

Wondering what factors are considered by Albion College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Interview Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
State Residency Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with Albion College for more information on admission factors.

Albion College Application Requirements

To apply to Albion College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in 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
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.9

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Albion College?

Students admitted to Albion College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

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

More Information on Transferring to Albion College

Transfer 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

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer 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:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

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

✅ Albion College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Albion College?

✅ Albion College is not test optional.

What is Albion College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Albion College is 70%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Albion College?

❌ Albion College does not offer early decision.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Albion College?

✅ The early action acceptance rate at Albion College was 83% in 2021.

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Albion College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Albion College? Albion College is a somewhat selective institution. The Albion College acceptance rate is 70%. This means that the institution accepts 69 out of every 100 applicants.


Albion College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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 SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Albion College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Albion College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.47. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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