C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   O V E R V I E W
Saint Michael's College
Colchester, VT
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,902
   Women 1,056 (55.5%)
   Men 846 (44.5%)
Graduate Students 324
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 77% of 5,013 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.18
SAT Math 589 average
540-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 594 average
560-640 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 27 average
24-29 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $55,455
  Tuition and Fees $41,975
  Room and Board $11,300
Average Percent of Need Met 83%
Average Freshman Award $32,135
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 148
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Colchester Population 16,986
Nearest Metropolitan Area Montreal
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 95% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Mascot Purple Knights
Sororities 50% of women participate
Fraternities 50% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.8% Asian
1.9% Black/African-American
4.1% Hispanic/Latino
1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
88.6% White
1.5% Unknown
International Students 3.5% from 20 countries
First-Year Students Returning 88.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 73.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 66%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 12.0%