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Siena College
Loudonville, NY
Siena is a church-affiliated, multipurpose college. Founded in 1937, it adopted coeducation in 1969. Programs are offered through the Divisions of Arts, Business and Science. Its 155-acre campus is located in Loudonville, 15 miles north of Albany.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 3,186
   Women 1,652 (51.9%)
   Men 1,534 (48.1%)
Graduate Students 61
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 73% of 8,037 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline February 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.52
SAT Math 556 average
500-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 536 average
480-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 25 average
22-28 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 $52,636
  Tuition and Fees $35,011
  Room and Board $14,105
Average Percent of Need Met 82%
Average Freshman Award $29,503
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 220
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 6% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 48% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
Loudonville Population 81,591
Nearest Metropolitan Area Albany, NY
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 90% of freshmen, 78% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot St. Bernard
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.4% Asian
3.7% Black/African-American
7.7% Hispanic/Latino
2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
80.6% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students 1.9% from 15 countries
First-Year Students Returning 87.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 69.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 67%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 45.0%