Utica College

Campus Description

Utica College is a private, four-year college with a comprehensive curriculum encompassing 36 undergraduate majors and 21 graduate degree programs, and a rapidly expanding offering of online and hybrid programs that specialize in economic crime, nursing, and occupational and physical therapy.

1600 Burrstone Rd., Utica, NY 13502-4892

Toll-free 800.782.8884 or 315.792.3006

Utica College on the Web

Degrees Offered

Bachelor's, Master's, First-Professional, Certificate


Varsity Sports: Women's: basketball, cross-country, field hockey, ice hockey, indoor track and field, lacrosse, outdoor track and field, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, volleyball, water polo. Men's: baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, ice hockey, indoor track and field, lacrosse, outdoor track and field, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis. Coed: golf.
Intramural Sports: Women's: basketball. Men's: basketball. Coed: bowling, flag football, indoor soccer, racquetball, softball, tennis, volleyball, water polo.
Club Sports: cheerleading, dance team, fencing, karate.

Clubs and Activities

Approximately 80 recognized student organizations. These include Governance Organizations (such as Programming Board, Residence Hall Association, and Student Senate); Student Media Groups (including Ampersand Literary Magazine, Legacy Yearbook, Tangerine Newspaper, and WPNR-FM radio); 4 Religious Organizations; 32 Academic, Major and Career-related Clubs and Professional Societies and Honoraries (such as Asa Gray Biological Society and Public Relations Student Society of America); 4 Fraternities and 4 Sororities; 16 Cultural Organizations (including Black Student Union, Gospel Choir, and Latin American Student Union); and Political and Social Consciousness Organizations (including Circle K, UC PRIDE, and the Womyn's Resource Center).
Traditional activities include: small and large concerts, family weekend, film series, air band contests, cultural celebrations and dinners, and hosting of area community activities, in addition to our athletic events.

Featured Programs

Occupational Therapy weekend program. Utica College offers a sequence of weekend courses that lead to the Master of Science degree in occupational therapy. Qualified candidates may enter the program as an undergraduate at the junior level and earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Studies. Then, they may continue their studies to earn the Master of Science in occupational therapy. Some candidates may qualify to enter the program at the graduate level. Classes meet on campus for seven weekends per semester for two semesters a year with twenty-five percent of each course completed through independent study. Graduates of this program have been very successful during their fieldwork experiences and in competitive positions as occupational therapists.

Enrollment for Fall 2015

Undergraduate (Matriculated): 3,041 (Full-time: 1,030 men, 1,375 women; Part-time: 155 men, 481 women)
Graduate (Matriculated): 1,365 (Full-time: 64 men, 164 women; Part-time: 509 men, 628 women)
33% enrolled in top quarter of high school class
9% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 440 – 540
SAT math range: 440 – 560
ACT range: 20 – 24
67.86% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
31.81% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0

Campus Demographics

 Undergraduate StudentsGraduate Students
% Black / African American11%10%
% Asian3%21%
% Hispanic / Latino8%5%
% White, Non-Hispanic66%55%
% American Indian / Alaskan Native1%0%
% International / Nonresident Alien2%0%
% Two or more races3%1%
% Unknown Race / Ethnicity6%8%

Tuition Information for 2015-2016

Tuition & Fees:
$34,446 per year, or $1,132 per credit
Tuition Only:
Room & Board:
$11,934 (all freshmen are required to live in college residence for their first two years unless residing at home)

Admission/Application Deadlines

Application Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers): rolling; January 15 for joint medical programs, BS in health studies, MS in occupational or physical therapy, and DPT in physical therapy programs; February 15 for nursing program

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers):

Application Requirements

Freshmen: HS transcript; 16 academic units.
Transfers: College transcript(s), and, if less than 30 college credit hours, HS transcript also.
Average Financial Aid Package:
Average Non-Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Aid:
Types of Non-Need Aid Awarded:
NY Excellence; NY Merit; NY Lottery; Utica College Awards; ROTC