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Alma College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$42,775 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$32,400 tuition
$9,265 on campus room & board
$850 books and supplies
$260 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$42,775 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$32,400 tuition
$9,265 on campus room & board
$850 books and supplies
$260 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$19,868 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
34% get federal aid ($4,614 avg)
65% get state aid ($1,827 avg)
100% get institn'l aid ($19,868 avg)
95% get loans ($8,169 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.80% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.80% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $22,611 100%
Federal Grant Aid $4,614 34%
Pell Grants $4,198 33%
Other Federal Grants $684 22%
Institution Grant Aid $19,868 100%
State Grant Aid $1,827 65%
Student Loans $8,169 95%
Federal Loans $7,060 95%
Other Loans $9,521 11%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Alma College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
614 W Superior
Alma, MI 48801-1599
(989) 463-7111
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,050
Out of State $1,050


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Madison from St. Johns, MI
  • Jan-12-2015 I am a past student here

    Alma is very expensive college but in all honesty it is worth it. You have so many opportunities here and you are basically guaranteed a job once you graduate with an Alma College degree.

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  • 4
  • Steve from Owosso, MI
  • Dec-18-2014 I am a current student here

    While Alma may be expensive, I believe that it is very much worth it. The opportunities and the faculty alone make the cost worth it for me.

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  • 3
  • KD from Beaverton, MI
  • Jan-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Even though Alma is very pricey, they offer a ton of scholarships to help out. Yes it really is worth the money though. The Alma experience is unlike any other and the opportunities they offer is out of this world.

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  • 5
  • Christie from Okemos, MI
  • Aug-01-2013 I am a past student here

    Alma is a private school so it can be a bit expensive, but my time there was priceless. I believe every dollar was well worth it. I couldn't imagine going somewhere else for my undergraduate.

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  • 5
  • Anonymous from Eaton Rapids, MI
  • May-18-2013 I am a current student here

    Yes, you're going to pay through the nose, but it's for a really good education. By the end, you will be well-rounded, since this is a Liberal Arts college and you have to take every subject. It's definitely worth it.

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