Where to Stay
We’re right in between the great Michigan cities.
Albion Heritage Bed and Breakfast
517 E. Michigan Ave.
Palmer House Inn Bed and Breakfast
108 W. Erie St.
Comfort Inn of Marshall
204 Winston Drive
Arbor Inn – Historic Marshall
15435 W. Michigan Ave.
325 Sam Hill Drive
Holiday Inn Express
17252 Sam Hill Drive
National House Inn
102 S. Parkview
Rose Hill Inn
1110 Verona Road
Baymont Inn & Suites
2035 Holiday Inn Drive
Comfort Inn & Suites
2435 Shirley Drive
Country Inn & Suites
3506 O'Neil Drive
2395 Shirley Drive
2696 Bob McClain Drive
830 Royal Drive
The English Inn
677 S. Michigan Road
Baymont Inn & Suites – Downtown
182 W. Van Buren Ave.
Baymont Inn & Suites – I-94
4725 Beckley Road
2590 Capital Ave. SW
4665 Beckley Road
1150 Riverside Drive
12812 Harper Village Drive
McCamly Plaza Hotel
50 Capital Ave. SW
Quality Inn & Suites
11081 E. Michigan Ave.
Maps, Directions, and Parking
Albion is just about the perfect place to be.
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Where You’ll Find Us
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.
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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.
We recommend Google Maps for driving directions
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.
Download the Albion College campus map
By Air and Rail
Albion is approximately 80 miles from Detroit Metropolitan International Airport (DTW), 60 miles from Lansing Capital City Airport (LAN), and 45 miles from Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport (AZO).
Amtrak provides national rail passenger service with daily stops in Albion, as well as Jackson and Battle Creek. Greyhound provides intercity bus transportation.
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)
Please see our complete list of majors.
Percentage of Women/Men
Students Living on Campus
90-acre main campus
144-acre Whitehouse Nature Center
340-acre Held Equestrian Center
The Higher Learning Commission (see details and contact information)
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.