Alma College

Alma College

Alma, Michigan

Tuition and Fees

The cost for undergraduate students to attend Alma College for an academic year can be broken down into $41,138 for tuition, $260 for fees, $800 for books and supplies, $11,384 for room and board and $2,238 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

Tuition and Fees

Books and supplies$800
Room and board$11,384
Other expenses$2,238

Tuition Plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institutionYes
Tuition guaranteed planNo
Prepaid tuition planNo
Tuition payment planYes
Other alternative tuition planNo

Financial Aid

100% of undergradate students at Alma College received financial aid. The distribution of financial aid types at Alma College consists of 100% receiving grant or scholarship aid of $30,844 on average, 34% receiving pell grants of $4,786 on average, 100% receiving institutional grants or scholarships of $27,679 on average, and 77% receiving federal student loans of $5,756 on average.

Average Grant/Scholarship Aid


Awarded any Financial Aid

Aid TypeNumber ReceivingPercent ReceivingAverage Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid404100%$30,844
Pell grants13734%$4,786
Institutional grants or scholarships404100%$27,679
Federal student loans31277%$5,756

Net Price

Average Net Price


Net prices changes by family income and financial need. Net price typically increases with increase in family income because of higher amounts of financial aid available to students belonging to lower income families. Students in the lowest $0 – $30,000 family income bracket paid net price of $18,060 compared to net price of $18,963 in the $30,001 – $48,000 family income bracket, $21,670 in the $48,001 – $75,000 family income bracket, $23,304 in the $75,001 – $110,000 family income bracket and $25,958 in the $110,001 and more family income bracket.

Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeNet Price Paid
$0 – $30,000$18,060
$30,001 – $48,000$18,963
$48,001 – $75,000$21,670
$75,001 – $110,000$23,304
$110,001 and more$25,958

Net price reflects the actual cost to attend after accounting for finanical aid. Net price includes tuition, books, living costs, and other expenses after subtracting federal financial aid received by students.

Sticker Price

The cost for a 4 year bachelors degree at Alma College is $234,376. The cost reported is aggregated over 4 years and includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses. The year to year increases in tuition and cost of living are accounted by applying a rate of increase of 3% which is based on the average rate of increase in the last 2 years as reported by Alma College. The actual net cost paid by students could be lower because financial aid is not accounted for in this cost. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

4-year Sticker Price

Year Sticker Price