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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
  • 47 Undergraduate Degree Programs*
  • 7 Undergraduate Certificate Programs*
  • 30 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 Rochester General Hospital School of Medical Technology
  • 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 November 2018

Faculty (Fall 2018)

  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 14:1
  • Full-Time Faculty: 178
  • Full-Time Faculty with a PhD or the highest degree in their field: 92%
  • 98% of classes have fewer than 30 students
  • 66% of credits are taught by full-time faculty
  • Teaching Assistants: 0

Popular Class of 2018 Programs

Admissions (Fall 2018)

  • First-year applications: 6,408
  • First-year transfer applications: 716
  • Graduate level applications: 1,068
  • First-year students average high school grade point average: 88%
  • First-year students average SAT Math score: 544
  • First-year students average SAT Critical Reading score: 530

Enrollment (Fall 2018)

  • First-year students enrolled: 617
  • First-time transfer students enrolled: 173
  • New graduate students enrolled: 466
  • Total undergraduate enrollment: 2,490
  • Total graduate enrollment: 1,503
  • Total enrollment: 3,993

Cost of Attendance (2018-2019)

  • Undergraduate tuition per year: $31,432
  • Graduate tuition per credit: $799
  • Room (double) per year: $6,394
  • Meal plan (mid-level) per year: $6,320
  • Required undergraduate fees per year: $1,142

Financial Aid for First-Year Students (2017-2018)

  • 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: $27,684
  • Average need-based Saint Rose grant: $3,418
  • Average merit award: $17,430

*Package may include loans.

Graduation & Retention Statistics

  • Total degrees awarded in Fiscal Year 2018: 1,713
  • Fall 2014 first-year students graduating in 4 years at Saint Rose: 47.7%
  • Fall 2012 first-year students graduating in 6 years at Saint Rose: 60.7%
  • Fall 2017 first-year students One Year Retention Rate: 74.5%

Graduation Rate Report

Student Life

  • 80% of first-year students live on-campus; 50% of undergraduates live on campus
  • ALANA full-time undergraduates: 39%
  • 33% men; 67% women full-time undergraduates
  • States represented in the student body: 34
  • Countries represented in the student body: 61
  • 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