Alma College is moderately difficult to get into. The college admitted 65% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 3,375 applications received in 2023, 2,182 students were offered admission.
If you are applying to Alma College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here is an overiew of some of Alma College's admissions stats.
|Alma College 2023||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||20%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional|
These are the application deadlines for Alma College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||–||–|
|Early Decision II||–||–||–|
Alma College does not offer early decision or early action.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Alma College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
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 given the most weight 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're strong.
Wondering what factors are considered by Alma College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
Make sure to check with Alma College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Alma College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Alma 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 of High School Record||√||–||–||–|
Students admitted to Alma College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 51% submitted a class rank. At Alma College 20% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 22% were in the top 25% and 83% were in the top 50%.
At Alma College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||22%|
|3.50 and 3.74||18%|
|3.25 and 3.49||13%|
|3.00 and 3.24||11%|
|2.50 and 2.9||12%|
|2.00 and 2.49||–|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Alma College directly.
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.
Alma College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Alma College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Alma College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Alma College?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Alma College.
Does Alma College accept transfer credits?
✅ Alma College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Alma College accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Alma College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Alma College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Alma College?
✅ Alma College is not test optional.
What is Alma College's acceptance rate?
✅ Alma College's acceptance rate is 65%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Alma College?
❌ Alma College does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Alma College? Alma College is a somewhat selective institution. The Alma College acceptance rate is 65%. This means that the institution accepts 64 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Alma College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Alma College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Alma College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.56. 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.
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