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We bet you will be a great fit for our community, and if you think so too, then get started on your application today! BONUS: Applicants can receive a $2,000 award if they attend an admissions interview in addition to other awards and financial aid. See details below!

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Five reasons Saint Rose is your perfect-fit College

  1. Small class sizes With a 15-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio, you will learn and grow in ways not possible in large lecture halls.
  2. Caring, supportive facultySmall class sizes mean mentorship opportunities with professors who are dedicated to your success.
  3. Inclusive communityWe celebrate and embrace the uniqueness of every student, ensuring Saint Rose feels like HOME to all who step foot on campus.
  4. Hands-on experienceFrom undergraduate research to internships and everything in between, our students graduate with real-world experience and skills that excite employers.
  5. Guiding valuesOur founding values have stayed with us for over 100 years, and emphasize the holistic, excellent, purposeful, service-oriented, and shared experience you’ll receive at Saint Rose.


Home. Of Education for Transformation.

With small class sizes, supportive faculty, a diverse campus, hands-on experiences, and founding values that guide our community, there truly is No Place Like Saint Rose. We think you’ll fit right in!

Apply to Saint Rose today!

We want to make applying to Saint Rose as easy and convenient as possible. In addition to being available on the Common App, Saint Rose has a Fast App. Unlike other lengthy applications, you can complete ours in 10 to 15 minutes. We value you and your time.

Get started on your application now:

Saint Rose Fast App Common App

Prepare to apply — be ready with:

  • An official high school transcript.
  • A letter of recommendation from a
    counselor or teacher.
  • And we suggest one of the following:
    • An essay
    • A completed admissions interview
    • Your SAT/ACT scores

You’re important to us.

Similar to the experience you receive here as a student, we care about your interests, passions, and pursuits, and take a holistic approach to your application.

What better way to get to know you than at an admissions interview? Students who complete an interview will receive a $2,000 award. We value your time and commitment to our College.

Schedule an interview today!

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Authentically You Awards!

There are other ways we show we care: With our Authentically You Awards, Saint Rose celebrates what makes you, you! Earn up to $23,000 in annual awards and scholarships.

Get your awards!

A campus without walls: Plan your visit!

Saint Rose is about creating a personalized experience — from the moment you step foot on campus to the day you graduate. That’s why we encourage you to visit us in person and get to know what makes our College unique. Saint Rose offers the best of both worlds — a charming campus community nestled inside a city that provides opportunities to enrich your academic experience beyond the classroom. See for yourself — plan your visit today.

There are many ways to visit:

  • Take a tour
  • Schedule an info session
  • Join us for an Open House
  • Plan your admissions interview

Schedule your visit today!

Just want to chat?

Maybe you’re looking for general information about the college admissions process. We totally understand and are happy to help. Whether you need guidance or instruction, we’re the college that prides ourselves on “helping the dear neighbor” — a founding value we hold close to our hearts.

Speak with an admissions counselor today

Admissions Tips and Advice from our Mascot Fear!

In these videos, our mascot Fear teaches you what to do (and not do) to successfully navigate the admissions process.

College-essay tips!

Four ways to impress on an admissions interview

Why you should visit colleges (and early)!

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