Albion at a Glance

Since its founding in 1835, Albion College has grown and expanded its vision of a liberal arts education grounded in purpose, passion and academic excellence.

Get a snapshot of who our students are, our academic programs, campus, athletics and our national rankings.

Accreditation & Consumer Information


Number of students: 1,506
Living on campus: 90%
Percentage of women/men: 52:48
First generation: 26.5%
Out of state: 28.5%
International: 1.2%
Transfer: 6.4%

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23 Academic Departments
78 Majors, 58 Minors
5 Centers and Institutes
12:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
129 Full-time Faculty, 109 Tenured/Tenure-Track

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8,600 Population of Albion, Michigan
574 Acres to call home, including the Whitehouse Nature Center and the Equestrian Center
14 Residential Buildings
Two Sister Cities: Noisy-le-roi and Bailly, France

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Purple and Gold Our colors
Brit, the Briton Our Mascot
24 Varsity Teams
19  Sports Clubs and Intramurals
10+ Athletic Facilities and Centers

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U.S News Rankings

#29 Most Innovative Schools
#56 First-Year Experiences
#75 Top Performers on Social Mobility

#1 Michigan Liberal Arts Colleges
#38 Best Small Colleges Nationally

Washington Monthly

#2 Michigan Liberal Arts Colleges
#24 Midwest Liberal Arts Colleges
Top Quintile Best Bang for the Buck

Other Publications

Top 100 Liberal Arts CollegesThe Wall Street Journal
Top 10 Liberal Arts College on the RiseCollege Gazette
Featured in Best 386 Colleges by The Princeton Review
Featured in The Fiske Guide to Colleges