We’re about 90 miles west of Detroit and 175 miles east of Chicago. So we’re just a quick bus ride (we have a Greyhound station), train trip (Amtrak stop, too), plane flight (airports in Kalamazoo, Lansing, and Detroit) or car trip (we’re right off Interstate 94) from just about anywhere.
From eastbound I-94, take Exit 121 (Eaton Avenue/28 Mile Road) and turn right (south). Follow southbound Business I-94 to Michigan Avenue (M-99 East). Turn left (east) onto M-99. The campus will be on your right, between Huron and Mingo streets.
From westbound I-94, take Exit 124 (M-99) and turn right (south/west). Follow M-99 about three miles into town. The campus will be on your left, between Mingo and Huron streets.
From northbound M-99, follow the road as it becomes Superior Street in downtown Albion. Turn right (east) onto Erie Street. The main part of campus will be on your left, between Huron and Mingo streets.
Please note: If you are planning an admission visit, the Bonta Admission Center is located at 100 N. Hannah St., approximately one block north of 611 E. Porter St., the official address of the College.
Visitor parking is available in the lots next to the Bonta Admission Center and the Kellogg Center. Please note that the City of Albion does not allow street parking between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m.
Amtrak provides national rail passenger service with daily stops in Albion, as well as Jackson and Battle Creek. Greyhound provides intercity bus transportation.
Albion College Campus Map
In recent years, Albion's main campus has expanded so that it now includes more than 30 major buildings. The College is located in the city of Albion, a community of 9,000 founded in the 1830s along the banks of the scenic Kalamazoo River. The city is located 90 miles west of Detroit and 175 miles east of Chicago on Interstate 94.
The south boundary of the College is bordered by the Kalamazoo River's east branch. Interstate 94 business route borders the campus on the north, and the downtown shopping area is only a few blocks away.
Albion's original campus is today known as the Quadrangle, and from it have radiated the many new buildings erected during the past 30 years.
The key to an exceptional education: Start with the facts.
Albion College is a private four-year college of the liberal arts, historically related to the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1835, Albion College was the first private college in Michigan to have a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.
Albion, Michigan (population 8,600)
Purple and gold
Number of Students
105 (90 tenured/tenure-track)
Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts)
American Chemical Society National Association of Schools of Music Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education Teacher Education Accreditation Council Michigan Department of Education
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) (Charter member in 1888) NCAA Division III Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA)
About Albion College
An independent, coeducational, residential college in south-central Michigan, Albion is committed to the liberal arts tradition. Founded in 1835 and historically related to the United Methodist Church, the College is dedicated to preserving the values of the past, to serving the needs of the present, and to anticipating the goals of the future.