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Albion College Welcomes Biggest First-Year Class in 12 Years

A new Albion College student arrives on campus during Move-In and Matriculation Day, August 18, 2017.
The enrollment growth of the past two years continues in 2017 for Albion College, which welcomed nearly 570 new students at today's Matriculation ceremony, 130 more than a year ago. Along with 525 first-year students, the College expects an additional 44 transfer students, an increase of more than 25 percent over last year, when classes begin on Monday, August 21.

Albion Is a Princeton Review 'Best College' for 2018

Albion College observatory
Albion College has again been named one of the nation’s top undergraduate educational institutions with its inclusion in The Princeton Review’s new 2018 edition of its college guide, The Best 382 Colleges.

Albion Earns Accolades in 2018 Fiske Guide to Colleges

Albion College students in the Kellogg Center.
Albion College has once again been recognized for its programs and accomplishments in the 2018 edition of the Fiske Guide to CollegesEstablished by Edward B. Fiske, former education editor of The New York Times, the Fiske Guide provides detailed information on 322 colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom.

Albion Mourns the Passing of Frank Bonta, ’49, Dean of Admissions, Emeritus

Frank Bonta, '49, in 1982 during his time as Albion College's dean of admissions.
From 1951 to 1995, Frank Bonta represented the College to prospective students and their families. "It's hard to put into words what Albion College meant to Frank," said Chuck Frayer, '77, about his father-in-law, who died May 20 after a long illness at the age of 92. "Although Frank had a long, distinguished career at Albion, the College was always more than a place to work. The relationships he formed at Albion continued beyond his retirement and remained at the center of his life."

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