College of Saint Rose, The
The College of Saint Rose has the values and character of a private, liberal arts college with the array of opportunities of a premiere large university all in the heart of Albany, New York's Capital City. Premiere facilities are a hallmark of Saint Rose with the Lally School of Education, Massry Center for the Arts, Hearst Center for Communications and Interactive Media, Plumeri Sports Complex, Huether School of Business and Centennial Hall (apartment-style residence hall) all built within the last decade and many buildings receiving complete renovations including the Science Center, Events and Athletics Center and Dining Hall. With a rigorous liberal education curriculum, 43 undergraduate majors, and a mission of service to the urban community, students have many ways to discover what makes them fulfilled and passionate. Starting before the first week of classes, incoming freshmen can choose early arrival immersion programs in the arts, social justice and service, or an outdoor experience building team and leadership skills. Eleven accelerated dual degrees enable students to complete their bachelor's and master's degrees in five years while retaining their undergraduate financial aid.
With a student faculty ratio of 14:1 and no teaching assistants, students are mentored by full-time faculty who are at Saint Rose because first and foremost they want to teach in a personalized learning environment. More than 93 percent of professors have the highest degrees in their fields. Many majors require semester-long internships, student-teaching, or clinical practices. Students are placed in multinational corporations, entrepreneurial firms, research hospitals, non-profit organizations, government agencies and school districts in Albany, New York City, Atlanta, Boston, and Washington DC. Many students do a study abroad experience including an internship with recent placements in England, Ireland and Argentina. Many graduates are employed directly from their internship with employers preferring to hire Saint Rose graduates because they have the specific technical skills, the ability to write and analyze quickly, and a strong work ethic. In the most recent Career Center survey, 96% of graduates were employed or continuing their education and 89% said they would attend Saint Rose again. Many commented on the value of the Saint Rose experience saying that the outcomes of their education were more powerful than those of friends at colleges often double or triple the cost of Saint Rose.
432 Western Ave., Albany, NY 12203-1490
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Member of the Northeast 10 Conference which includes the following team sports: Men's: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, track & field. Women's: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track & field, volleyball. 2011 Women's Soccer National Champions.
Intramural and Club Sports: A variety of activities are available; contact the Athletics Office for more information.
Clubs and Activities
Adventure Club, ALANA Steppers, American Institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA), Best Buddies, Brothers and Sisters in Christ (BASIC), Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Capital District Association for Educating Young Children (CDAEYC), The Chronicle, Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Debate Team, Environmental Club, Geology Club, The Girls Next Door, Golden Knights Dance Crew, Golden Notes, Habitat For Humanity, Human Resource Club, Identity, Karate Club, MAPS (Minority Association of Pre Medical Students), Music & Entertainment Industry Student Association (MEISA), National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA), Natural Science Association (NSA), Outside the [Box], Phi Alpha Theta - National History Honor Society, Psychology Club, Saint Rose Jazz Educators (SRJE), School Psychology Association, Social Work Organization, Spectrum (ALANA Student Union), Student Art League, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), Student Events Board (SEB)
Enrollment for Fall 2015
14% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 480 – 570
SAT math range: 470 – 560
ACT range: 20 – 26
77% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
23% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0
|Undergraduate Students||Graduate Students|
|% Black / African American||10%||8%|
|% Hispanic / Latino||6%||6%|
|% White, Non-Hispanic||66%||47%|
|% American Indian / Alaskan Native||<1||<1|
|% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander||<1||0%|
|% International / Nonresident Alien||3%||11%|
|% Two or more races||7%||2%|
|% Unknown Race / Ethnicity||6%||24%|
Tuition Information for 2015-2016
$776 per credit, $490 technology fee for full-time students (prorated for part-time), $170 student record fee (all students), $130 health services fee (for all full-time students)
Financial Aid Deadlines
Transfers: College transcript; minimum GPA 2.5; letter of recommendation; HS diploma or transcript; personal statement.