From the School

Passion. Knowledge. Purpose. These words define the foundation of The College of Saint Rose. Saint Rose is a distinguished college interwoven within a remarkable city. Saint Rose is a distinct educational advantage for a College dedicated to cultivating intellectual dynamic leaders appreciative of diversity and active citizenship. Saint Rose is about challenging students to achieve new levels of excellence. It is about inspiring intellectual thought, critical writing, and artistic expression. It is about a strong liberal education curriculum with an intensive system of career preparation. It is about conveying the importance of faith, ethics, and integrity to students as they continue through a lifetime of decision-making and relationship-building. It is about dreaming what others have not dreamed and taking risks that others have not taken.

Overview

Applicants
4,651
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average HS GPA
3.36

GPA Breakdown

29%
Over 3.75
18%
3.50 - 3.74
13%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
4%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
460 - 570
SAT Math
460 - 570
ACT Composite
20 - 25

Deadlines


Regular
May 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA

Overall

From The School

School of Mathematics and Science: Biochemistry, Biology, Biology 7-12 Education, Biology/Cytotechnology, Bioinformatics, Chemistry, Chemistry 7-12 Education, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Environmental Affairs, Geology, Mathematics, Mathematics 7-12 Education, Pre-dental, Pre-medical, Pre-veterinary, Psychology, Religious Studies, Social Work, Sociology; 3+1 Medical Technology

School of Business: Accounting, Business Administration Concentrations: Finance, Financial Planning, Information Technology Management (ITM), Management, Management in Human Resources, Managerial Accounting, Marketing, Public Sector Accounting and Auditing, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Sport Management, Taxation, Individualized or Interdisciplinary

School of Arts and Humanities: American Studies, Art Education (K-12), Studio Arts (B.F.A.), Graphic Design (B.F.A.), Communications, English, English 7-12 Education, History, History/Political Science, Social Studies 7-12 Education, Music Education (K-12), Music Industry, Pre-law, Philosophy/Religious Studies, Spanish, Spanish 7-12 Education, and Women's Studies

School of Education: Technology Education; Communication Sciences & Disorders; Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 2); Childhood Education (Grades 1-6); and Adolescence Education (Grades 7-12): Students who wish to teach Grades 7-12 major in the subject area in which they plan to teach. Adolescence Education majors include; Biology 7-12; Chemistry 7-12; Earth Science 7-12; English 7-12; Math 7-12; Social Studies 7-12; Spanish 7-12 Special Education Dual Degree Programs: Early Childhood/Special Education (dual degree program that certifies students to teach in regular and inclusive settings for Birth-Grade 2); Childhood Education/Special Education (dual degree program that certifies students to teach in regular and inclusive settings for Grades 1-6) Middle Childhood Extensions: Childhood Education majors have the option of earning a Grades 7-9 extension to the B.S. degree; Adolescence Education majors have the option of earning a Grades 5-6 extension to the B.S. degree

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
13.4:1
Total Faculty
419
with Terminal Degree

232
Women
187
Men
37
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
80%
Graduate in 5 years
97%
Graduate in 6 years
100%

Degrees

Bachelor's
Certificate
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Overview

From The School

2006-07 Full-time Undergraduate Costs
Tuition: $18,672
Fee(s): $600
Residence & Board: $7,922-$8,206

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Apr 1
Notification Date
Feb 20

Required Forms

FAFSA
State Aid

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$3,517

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$3,429

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,081

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$33,874

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
62%

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
No

Direct Lender
No

Overall

From The School

Saint Rose offers more than thirty-five academic and special interest clubs or groups to choose from. The student government organization, the Student Association (SA), consists of elected students who want to make life at the College enjoyable, interesting, and as meaningful as possible.

Saint Rose is a member of the NCAA Division II and the prestigious Northeast-10 Conference. Men's sports include baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, swimming, and tennis. Women's sports include basketball, cross-country, softball, soccer, swimming, tennis, and volleyball.

Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
2,891
Out of State
11%

International
1%
Foreign Countries Represented
20

Demographics

1.79%
Asian
7.63%
African-American
5.66%
Hispanic
74.04%
Caucasian
4.87%
Unknown
1.43%
International

66% female
34% male
11% are out of state
92% are full time
8% are part time

Overview

From The School

The College of Saint Rose is a private, independent, coeducational, liberal arts institution located in Albany, New York. Through its 72 undergraduate and 33 graduate programs, Saint Rose serves more than 5,000 students from 20 states and eighteen countries.

Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
45%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
80%

Campus Environment
Small Urban
Fire safety rating
94

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
38
Number of Honor Societies
6

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
2

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

Men's Sports (Golden Knights)
7 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Golden Knights)
8 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Siena College
Navy ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Univ at Albany

Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
98

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
19

Average Number of PC's per Lab
23

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
95%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Lenovo Dell

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Jeremy Bogan
Assistant Vice President

Address
The College of Saint Rose
432 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12203

Phone
518-454-5150

Email
admit@strose.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Lally School of Education
Massry Center for the Fine Arts/Center for Art and D
Events and Athletic Center
Quiznos and Starbucks
Student Solution Center
Completely renovated (all) classrooms

Most Popular Places Off Campus
State Capitol
3rd largest Mall in NYS
Lark Street Area
Many museums
Parks, skiing

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 10 am, 12 noon and 3 pm
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
http://www.strose.edu/Future_Students/Forms/Campus

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Athletic Department

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
http://www.strose.edu/Golden_Knights/prospective_athletes.asp

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
Must be an accepted candidate

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
taxis, Albany airport within 15 mins, trains, busses

Driving Instructions to Campus
Directions to The College of Saint Rose The College of Saint Rose is located between Western and Madison avenues in Albany. Directions provided are to the LaSalle Lot (P-6) and the School of Education Lot (P-7). The Office of Undergraduate Admissions Scanlan Hall, is located at 1001 Madison Avenue. From the North Take I-87 south to the end, Western Avenue/Route 20, before it turns into the NYS Thruway. SEE DIRECTIONS BELOW "FROM Western AVENUE." From the South Take the New York State Thruway (I-87) to exit 24. After the tollbooth take exit 1-S (Western Avenue/Route 20). SEE DIRECTIONS BELOW "FROM Western AVENUE." From the East Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) to the New York State Thruway, get off at exit B-1 (I-90 west). Proceed on I-90 to exit 5 (Everett Road). At the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Everett Road. At the third light, turn left onto Route 5 (Central Avenue). On Central Avenue, continue through four lights and then turn right onto North Main Avenue. Proceed on North Main for three traffic lights, then turn left onto Western Ave. At the very next traffic light, located in front of 432 Western Avenue, you can either turn right for P-7 or left for P-6. From the West Take the New York State Thruway (I-90) to exit 24 After the tollbooth take exit 1-S (Western Ave./Route 20). SEE DIRECTIONS BELOW "FROM Western AVENUE.". From Western Avenue Take the exit for Western Ave./Route 20. Take a left at the light (Route 20 east) and follow for approximately 2.7 miles to the corner of South Allen St. There will be a sign that says to get in the right lane for Saint Rose, however, get in the left lane and bear left at the light down Western Ave. (which is no longer Rt. 20) instead and follow for another .3 mile (two traffic lights). Parking is available at either lot, left (P-6) or right (P-7) at the light, at 432 Western Ave. Air Travel The Albany International Airport serves the Capital Region with daily flights on major and commuter airlines. The airport is seven miles from Saint Rose and taxi service is available. Traveling by Train The Capital Region is served by the Amtrak train station in Rensselaer, six miles from the Saint Rose campus. Trains to all major U.S. cities depart from the Rensselaer station and taxi service is available.