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Founded in 1920 by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, Saint Rose is a private, independent, co-educational college, located on an urban, 48-acre campus in Albany, NY, the state’s capital

Academics
  • Offers Undergraduate and Graduate degree programs
  • Four Schools: Arts & Humanities, Business, Education, and Mathematics & Science
  • 45 Undergraduate Degree Programs*
  • 7 Undergraduate Certificate Programs*
  • 29 Master’s Degree Programs*
  • 19 Advanced Certificate Programs*
  • 13 Accelerated/Dual Degree Programs* award a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from the College of Saint Rose in five years
  • BA or BS from Saint Rose plus BS Engineering in partnership with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • BS plus MS in Clinical Laboratory Sciences in partnership with Albany College of Pharmacy
  • BS plus Certified Medical Technologist in partnership with New York Methodist Hospital
  • BA/BS plus JD in partnership with Albany School of Law, Pace University Law School, or Western New England University School of Law
  • MBA plus JD in partnership with Albany School of Law

* As of January 2018

Faculty (Fall 2017)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 14:1
  • Full-Time Faculty: 176
  • Full-Time Faculty with a PhD or the highest degree in their field: 91%
  • 99% of classes have fewer than 30 students
  • 64% of credits are taught by full-time faculty
  • Teaching Assistants: 0
Popular Class of 2017 Programs
  • Top five undergraduate programs: Business Administration, Communications, Criminal Justice Behavior and Law, Psychology and Childhood Ed/Special Ed
  • Top five graduate degree programs: Computer Information Systems, Master of Business Administration, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Mental Health Counseling and School Psychology
  • Top five advanced certificate programs: School Building Leader, School District Leader, School Psychology, School District Business Leader and Mental Health Counseling
Admissions (Fall 2017)
  • First-year applications: 6,727
  • First-year transfer applications: 711
  • Graduate level applications:818
  • First-year students average high school grade point average: 87%
  • First-year students average SAT Math score: 544
  • First-year students average SAT Critical Reading score: 530
Enrollment (Fall 2017)
  • First-year students enrolled: 577
  • First-time transfer students enrolled: 188
  • New graduate students enrolled: 506
  • Total undergraduate enrollment: 2,523
  • Total graduate enrollment: 1,427
  • Total enrollment: 3,950
Cost of Attendance (2017-2018)
  • Undergraduate tuition per year: $30,546
  • Graduate tuition per credit: $799
  • Room (double) per year: $6,214
  • Meal plan (mid-level) per year: $6,142
  • Required undergraduate fees per year: $1,108
Financial Aid for First-Year Students (2016-2017)
  • Received aid directly from Saint Rose: 99%
  • Received some form of financial aid: 99%
  • Received federal/state need-based grant: 85%
  • Average financial aid package: $27,008
  • Average need-based Saint Rose grant: $7,221
  • Average merit award: $17,355
Graduation & Retention Statistics
  • Total degrees awarded in Fiscal Year 2016: 1,772
  • Fall 2013 first-year students graduating in 4 years at Saint Rose: 46%
  • Fall 2011 first-year students graduating in 6 years at Saint Rose: 59%
  • Fall 2016 first-year students One Year Retention Rate: 75%

Graduation Rate Report

Student Life
  • 83% of first-year students live on-campus; 48% of undergraduates live on campus
  • ALANA full-time undergraduates: 37%
  • 33% men; 67% women full-time undergraduates
  • States represented in the student body: 34
  • Countries represented in the student body: 51
  • Student Association Clubs: 40
Athletics
  • NCAA Division II—Northeast 10 Conference
  • Men’s Intercollegiate Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming & Diving, Track & Field – Outdoor + Indoor
  • Women’s Intercollegiate Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming & Diving, Tennis, Track & Field – Outdoor + Indoor, Volleyball
  • Co-Ed Intramurals: Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wiffleball

Student Body Diversity