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College of Saint Rose - Costs, Admissions Data and Other Information


Albany, New York

Albany, New York

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College of Saint Rose Description:

The College of Saint Rose is an independent, Roman Catholic college located in Albany, New York. The campus is situated in an urban setting within walking distance of the city’s various cultural and recreational offerings, and students also have access to several nearby natural attractions, including the Hudson Valley and the Adirondack and Catskill Mountains. Academically, the College of Saint Rose has a student faculty ratio of 14 to 1 and offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs within the Schools of Arts and Humanities, Business, Education and Mathematics and Sciences. Some of the more popular programs include business administration, childhood education, communication sciences and disorders and educational leadership and administration. Students are involved in campus life, participating in more than 30 clubs and organizations and an active campus ministry program that facilitates a variety of spiritual and service-oriented programs. The College of Saint Rose Golden Knights compete in the NCAA Division II Northeast-10 Conference.

Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 4,698 (2,881 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 33% Male / 67% Female
  • 94% Full-time

Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $27,684
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,250
  • Other Expenses: $2,100
  • Total Cost: $42,234

College of Saint Rose Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 99%
    • Loans: 85%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $14,413
    • Loans: $7,564

Scholarships for the College of Saint Rose (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Business Administration, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Communications, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Psychology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 81%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 29%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 52%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 65%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

College of Saint Rose Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.strose.edu/officesandresources/office_of_the_president/article1854

"The College of Saint Rose community engages highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students in rigorous educational experiences. In the progressive tradition of the founding Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, we welcome men and women from all religious and cultural backgrounds. In addition to developing their intellectual capacities, students have the opportunity to cultivate their creative and spiritual gifts in a diverse learning community that fosters integrity, interdependence, and mutual respect.

The College delivers distinctive and comprehensive liberal arts and professional programs that inspire our graduates to be productive adults, critical thinkers, and motivated, caring citizens. Our engagement with the urban environment expands the setting for educational opportunities and encourages the Saint Rose community's energetic involvement and effective leadership in society."

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