Centers & Institutes

One decision. A lifetime of returns.

College is a chance to explore your interests. The Albion Centers and Institutes provide a chance to experience them firsthand. Whether your focus is business, public policy, medicine or environment, the institutes and centers give you a way to accelerate your future. Made up of a close-knit group of highly motivated students, each institute and center welcomes students regardless of degree path. Gain access to assistance with career exploration, graduate school admission, and the advantage of a lifelong alumni network.


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School for Public Purpose and Professional Advancement

The School for Public Purpose and Professional Advancement (SPP) is the administrative home of Albion College’s experiential learning institutes and centers.

We equip campus and civic leaders with the tools necessary to name and pursue purpose: our moral response to the world, its challenges and its possibilities.