College of St. Rose

Albany, NY

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The College of Saint Rose is a private, liberal arts institution. Founded in 1920, it adopted coeducation in 1969. Its 25-acre campus is located in a residential section of Albany.

Website: www.strose.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,523
Undergraduate
Students
(66.9%) 1,689 Women
(33.1%) 834 Men
1,427
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
83% of 6,727 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.20
SAT Math
522 average
480-560 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
538 average
490-582 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$49,043
Tuition and Fees
$32,574
Room and Board
$12,714
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Freshman Award
$24,052
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$37,506
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
170
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 36% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Albany Population
97,660
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
48% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Golden Knights
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.6% Asian
14.8% Black/African-American
7.6% Hispanic/Latino
10.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
60.0% White
4.2% Unknown
International Students
2.3% from 33 countries
First-Year Students Returning
75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
46.1%
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
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 1 2
Social Studies 2 4
History 2 4
Academic Electives   4

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some May 1
SAT Only Considered if submitted May 1
ACT Only Considered if submitted May 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted May 1
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
432 Western Avenue
City, State, Zip
Albany, NY 12203-1419
Phone
(518) 454-5150
Fax
(518) 451-2013
E-mail
admit@strose.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
February 15
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
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
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all 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
83% of 6,727 applicants were admitted
Women
85% of 4,574 applicants were admitted
Men
77% of 2,153 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
758 (14%) of 5,565 admitted students enrolled
Women
503 (13%) of 3,907 admitted students enrolled
Men
255 (15%) of 1,658 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
87% of 3129 applicants were admitted
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
3.20
3.75 and Above
26%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
24%
2.00 - 2.49
5%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
522 average
480-560 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
13%
Score of 500 - 600
55%
Score of 400 - 500
27%
Score of 300 - 400
4%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
538 average
490-582 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
20%
Score of 500 - 600
54%
Score of 400 - 500
24%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
23 average
20-27 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
7%
Score of 24 - 29
31%
Score of 18 - 23
56%
Score of 12 - 17
7%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 8%
Top quarter: 24%
Top half: 63%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$49,043
Tuition and Fees
$32,574
Room and Board
$12,714
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$2,100
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 February 1
Final deadline May 1
Award Notification
On or about February 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002705
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
612 (95.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
570 (93.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
569 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
90 (15.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$24,052
Need-Based Gift
Received by 422 (74.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,735
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 569 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,616
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 565 (99.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
58 (9.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,724

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,286 (91.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,115 (92.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,107 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
325 (15.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$21,805
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,662 (78.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,828
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,107 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,423
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,774 (84.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
244 (9.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,269

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
83%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$37,506
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, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Music
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Ethnic Background, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Siblings of Current Students, Twins
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other 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
  • American History (United States)
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Geochemistry
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Education, Communication/journalism
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, clinical laboratory science, biology/cytotechnology with Albany College of Pharmacy
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, 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
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
170
Part-Time Faculty
157
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
47%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 36% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 90% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
358,815
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
787
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
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Psychology
  • Higher Education
  • Information Science
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Middle School Education
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Student Affairs

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Boston Population
97,660
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
49 acres

Weather

Temperature
11 average low in January, 79 average high in September
Rain
135 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Albany
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Rensselaer

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
48% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
52%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

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 II
Mascot
Golden Knights
School Colors
Gold, black, and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Golf x   x  
Lacrosse     x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x      
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse    
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x  
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis    
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, student association, student events board, spectrum-alana student union, colleges against cancer, music and entertainment industry student association
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,523
Women
1,689 (66.9%)
Men
834 (33.1%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,426
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.6% Asian
14.8% Black/African-American
7.6% Hispanic/Latino
10.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
60.0% White
4.2% Unknown
International Students.
2.3% from 33 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
1,427

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
46.1%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
57.1%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
58.6%

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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