Albertus Magnus is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Founded in 1925, the college admitted only women until 1985. The 50-acre campus is located between New Haven and Hamden.

Website: www.albertus.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,220
Undergraduate
Students
(66.7%) 814 Women
(33.3%) 406 Men
335
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
67% of 780 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.60
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
24 average
19-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$48,892
Tuition and Fees
$32,060
Room and Board
$13,200
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$36,908
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
52
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 52% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 9% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

New Haven Population
130,660
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
40% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Falcons
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.5% Asian
34.6% Black/African-American
18.5% Hispanic/Latino
0.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
36.6% White
8.5% Unknown
International Students
1.6% from 3 countries
First-Year Students Returning
84.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
26.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
 

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 2 3
Science 2 3
Foreign Language   3
Social Studies 2 3
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 30
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only Recommended
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Writing component recommended
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
700 Prospect Street
City, State, Zip
New Haven, CT 06511-1189
Phone
(203) 773-8501
Fax
(203) 785-8652
E-mail
admissions@albertus.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
67% of 780 applicants were admitted
Women
70% of 487 applicants were admitted
Men
61% of 293 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
488 (94%) of 519 admitted students enrolled
Women
326 (96%) of 339 admitted students enrolled
Men
162 (90%) of 180 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
2.60
3.75 and Above
1%
3.50 - 3.74
1%
3.25 - 3.49
11%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
30%
2.00 - 2.49
42%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
24 average
19-29 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
5%
Score of 24 - 29
48%
Score of 18 - 23
38%
Score of 12 - 17
9%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 5%
Top quarter: 37%
Top half: 58%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
3%

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$48,892
Tuition and Fees
$32,060
Room and Board
$13,200
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$2,632
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001374
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found to Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
Need-Based Gift
Received by 94.5% of aid recipients
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 89.9% of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 44.0% of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2.7% of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
93.1% of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
Need-Based Gift
Received by 81.8% of aid recipients
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 91.3% of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 21.0% of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1.2% of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
83%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$36,908
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Local/State Students, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Therapy/Therapist
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • General Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management and Services, Other
  • Human Services, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International/Global Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
Most Popular Disciplines
 
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, social work
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
52
Part-Time Faculty
82
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
37%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 52% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 9% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
186,927
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
117
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • Liberal Studies
  • Project Management

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


New Haven Population
130,660
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
50 acres

Weather

Temperature
15.8 average low in January, 80 average high in September
Rain
128 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in New Haven
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in New Haven

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing
Students in College Housing
40% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
60%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Falcons
School Colors
Royal and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Golf x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x      
Tennis x   x  
Volleyball x   x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving    
Tennis x  
Volleyball x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student alumni association, student government association, m.a.l.e.s club, service club, honors club
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,220
Women
814 (66.7%)
Men
406 (33.3%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,034
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.5% Asian
34.6% Black/African-American
18.5% Hispanic/Latino
0.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
36.6% White
8.5% Unknown
International Students.
1.6% from 3 countries
Average Age
30
All Graduate Students
335

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
84.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
26.9%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
40.4%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
44.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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