Alma College is a private, liberal arts college located in Alma, Michigan, United States. The enrollment is approximately 1,400 students, and the college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The college's 13th President, Dr. Jeff Abernathy, assumed leadership in June 2010.
Alma College offers five degrees (Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Science in Nursing) in 41 majors. Academic programs that typically produce the most graduates are Business Administration, Biology, Psychology, Integrative Physiology and Health Science, Education, English, and History. Students are encouraged to participate in service learning and study abroad opportunities designed to enhance classroom learning.
The College's stated mission is "to prepare graduates who think critically, serve generously, lead purposefully and live responsibly as stewards of the world they bequeath to future generations". Colleges of Distinction, a national college guide for students, identified Alma College as "one of the best places to learn, grow and succeed" in its 2013 edition. Other publications that have recognized Alma College include the 2013 Fiske Guide to Colleges and The Princeton Review's 2013–14 "Best in the Midwest".
Alma College offers a personalized education that allows you to create new knowledge through academic research, expand your horizons with global study initiatives, supplement your academic studies with relevant experiential learning opportunities and indulge your artistic and athletic yearnings while completing your degree in four years.
Your Alma experience will include opportunities to put the ideas and theories that you discuss in the classroom to work in real world settings through internships, research fellowships, campus leadership, academic travel or service to others. And you will make life-long friendships and amazing memories!
The Alma College is a Private university located in Alma.
The Alma College was founded in 1886.
The current president of Alma College is Dr. Jeff Abernathy.