Albertus Magnus College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

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With open admissions, anyone who has completed a high school degree has the opportunity to study at Albertus Magnus College. Admitted students typically have average standardized test scores and grades ranging from "B-" to "A." To apply, students must submit an application, high school transcripts, scores from either the SAT or ACT, and a personal essay (you can get some ideas for application essays in this article on essay tips and samples). Students must also submit a letter of recommendation, preferably from a teacher or academic adviser. While not required, a campus visit and personal interview are encouraged.

Admissions Data (2016):

Albertus Magnus College Description:

Albertus Magnus College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college located on a 50-acre campus in the Prospect Hill neighborhood of New Haven, Connecticut. Boston and New York City are both easily accessible by road and rail. The college has approximately 500 traditional full-time undergraduates, and a larger population of continuing education and graduate students. The college offers over 50 undergraduate academic programs (majors, minors and concentrations) and six graduate programs. Business administration is by far the most popular undergraduate major, and Albertus Magnus academics are supported by 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Students come from eight states and two foreign countries, and they can participate in about 25 different clubs and organizations. In athletics, the Albertus Magnus Falcons compete in the NCAA Division III Great Northeast Athletic Conference. The college fields six men's and six women's intercollegiate sports.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,555 (1,220 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 33% Male / 67% Female
  • 85% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $30,526
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $14,016
  • Other Expenses: $5,988
  • Total Cost: $51,530

Albertus Magnus College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 96 percent
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 92 percent
    • Loans: 87 percent
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $19,702
    • Loans: $7,368

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Criminal Justice, English, Psychology, Sociology, Speech Communications/Rhetoric, Mathematics

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 70 percent
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 47 percent
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 52 percent

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Soccer, Basketball, Lacrosse, Baseball, Tennis, Volleyball
  • Women's Sports: Softball, Volleyball, Tennis, Lacrosse, Soccer, Basketball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

If You Like Albertus Magnus College, You May Also Like These Schools:

If you're looking for a school located in New Haven, Connecticut, there are several options. High-achieving students can apply to Yale University, and those interested in more accessible schools should check out Quinnipiac University, Southern Connecticut State University, and the University of New Haven.

Other small colleges, similar to Albertus Magnus, in New England include the University of Bridgeport, Sacred Heart University, Rhode Island College, Springfield College, and Bennington College