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Fall 2020 Restart Plan

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The College of Saint Rose is committed to providing a high quality and personal graduate education for students motivated by a sense of community, shared purpose and the pursuit of excellence. The Graduate Admissions office prides itself on offering timely and effective customer service whether in person or online.

However, at this time, we are following New York state mandates and working remotely to support the health initiatives that will hopefully abate the Coronavirus. Below are new services, revised policies and reconfigured events to keep you informed and engaged with our community.

As always it is best to reach us at Take care, be well and please keep in touch with us at Saint Rose. We appreciate your interest in joining our community of scholars.

Updated Policy Changes

  • To ease the financial burden on students applying to Saint Rose the following policies have been amended:
    1. Application fees:
      Will be waived for students completing an application after April 1st for all Albany based and online programs.
    2. Tuition deposits:
      Will be waived. We ask that students complete the Intent to Enroll form.
  • Specific program testing requirements are currently postponed until further notice. Please read below to see if it applies to your program
    1. GRE/MAT/EdTPA:
      Teacher and Special Education applicants will be required to meet the New York State requirement of supplying one of these test scores by the end of their first semester of enrollment.
    2. GMAT/GRE:
      This requirement is waived for all programs in the School of Business until further notice.
      International students for whom English is not their first language have two options:

      • Take the Duolingo online English Assessment. A score of 105 or better is required for admission.
      • Take a placement exam upon arrival to Saint Rose and if necessary enroll in English Language course as part of your first semester workload to meet our English requirements.
    4. Application deadlines have been moved.
        • Priority Fall Application deadline is now May 1st.
        • Rolling deadline remains in effect for part-time and non-matriculated students.
        • Graduate Assistantship deadline is now June 15th.

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Drop In Hours

For immediate answers to general and program specific questions join one of our Zoom Chats – no registration required, just follow the link to the live session and speak with one of our counselors. Sessions are setup by program area.


General information
1 p.m.

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6 p.m.

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11 a.m.

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General information
10 a.m.

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General information
12 p.m.

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Virtual Appointments and Events

To learn more about Saint Rose, we are offering virtual events where you can gain an overview of the college and learn about the admissions and financial aid process. Some events will include faculty breakout rooms and will be noted next to the event.

Personal Information Session

Please contact Naishly Ortiz at She will arrange a meeting (video or phone) with one of our experienced counselors at a time most convenient to your schedule.

June Information Session

Thursday, June 25 at 7 p.m.

Learn about the application process, program requirements, and financial aid! One-on-one sessions are available during this event.

RSVP June 25

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Graduate Admissions & Continuing Education

DeSales Hall
919 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12203

Virtual Campus Tour

Join our graduate team as they walk you through our virtual campus tour.
We will be offering this every Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.