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Saint Anselm College - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


Saint Anselm College

Saint Anselm College

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Saint Anselm College Description:

Founded in 1889, Saint Anselm College is a private, Catholic, liberal arts college located on the western edge of Manchester, New Hampshire. The 500-acre campus is about an hour from Boston. Saint Anselm students come from 31 states and 8 countries, and they can choose from 36 majors and 23 minors. Business and nursing are most popular. High achieving students should look into the Honors Program for an enhanced curriculum with opportunities for independent research and close work with faculty advisors. Academics are supported by a healthy 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio. With a largely residential student body, Saint Anselm's campus life is active with over 80 student clubs and associations. In athletics, the Saint Anselm Hawks compete in the NCAA Division II Northeast-10 Conference. The college fields 10 men's and 10 women's sports.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,954 (all undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 41% Male / 59% Female
  • 97% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $33,775
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $12,380
  • Other Expenses: $1,500
  • Total Cost: $48,655

Saint Anselm College Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 96%
    • Loans: 81%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $17,847
    • Loans: $9,668

Most Popular Majors:

Business, Criminal Justice, English, History, Nursing, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 88%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 72%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 74%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Saint Anselm College Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.anselm.edu/About-Saint-Anselm/Mission.htm

"Saint Anselm is a Catholic, Benedictine College providing all its students a distinctive liberal arts education that incorporates opportunities for professional and career preparation. It does so in a learning community that encourages the lifelong pursuit of the truth and fosters intellectual, moral and spiritual growth to sustain and enrich its graduates' personal lives, work, and engagement within local, national, and global communities."

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