College of New Rochelle Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

College of New Rochelle
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College of New Rochelle Admissions Overview:

The College of New Rochelle is not highly selective, with an acceptance rate of 73% of applicants each year. The admissions bar is within reach of most hard-working students. Applicants will need to submit scores from the SAT or ACT, a completed application form, high school transcripts, and letters of recommendation. While a visit to the campus and an interview with the admissions office is not required, both are encouraged.

Be sure to check out the school's website for updated information, and to contact the admissions office with any questions.

Admissions Data (2016):

College of New Rochelle Description:

The College of New Rochelle is a Catholic women’s college encompassing six campuses across the Greater New York City area. The 20-acre main campus is located in the suburban town of New Rochelle, 16 miles from the city. Undergraduate students can choose from over 30 majors, the most popular being nursing, psychology, biology and the integrated liberal arts degree offered by the college’s School of New Resources for adult learners. Academics are supported by an 11 to 1 student faculty ratio, with 89% of faculty members holding doctoral degrees or the highest degree available in their field.

Campus life is active, offering students 16 clubs and student organizations as wells as a number of college-wide events and activities. The College of New Rochelle Blue Angels compete in six sports in the NCAA Division III Hudson Valley Athletic Conference and the Association of Division III Independents.

Popular sports include track and field, basketball, softball, and volleyball.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 3,590 (2,917 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 12% Male / 88% Female
  • 85% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $34,960
  • Books: $600 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $13,208
  • Other Expenses: $4,000
  • Total Cost: $52,768

College of New Rochelle Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 98%
    • Loans: 56%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $13,337
    • Loans: $5,220

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Liberal Arts, Nursing, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 77%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 22%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 35%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Women's Sports: Softball, Tennis, Basketball, Cross Country, Swimming, Volleyball, Track and Field

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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