Resources › For Students and Parents Utica College Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print Utica, New York. Jmancuso / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated August 10, 2017 Utica College Description: Located on a 128-acre campus in the small city of Utica, New York, Utica College is a comprehensive private institution that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees (the school would more accurately be called a university than a college). Students can choose from 37 majors, 27 minors, and 21 graduate programs. At the undergraduate level, programs in health and criminal justice fields are most popular. Academics are supported by a 15 to 1 student / faculty ratio and a typical class size of 20. Student life is active and includes numerous clubs and organizations including fraternities and sororities. Sports are popular at Utica College, and the university fields 11 men's and 12 women's varsity sports. The Utica Pioneers compete in the NCAA Division III Empire 8 Athletic Conference for most sports. The college also has a range of intramural and club sports. Admissions Data (2016): Utica College Acceptance Rate: 82%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -What these ACT numbers mean Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 5,118 (3,549 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 39% Male / 61% Female78% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $19,996Books: $1,400 (why so much?)Room and Board: $10,434Other Expenses: $1,680Total Cost: $33,510 Utica College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 98%Loans: 80%Average Amount of AidGrants: $23,803Loans: $13,007 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Health Studies, Nursing, Psychology Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 75%Transfer Out Rate: 1%4-Year Graduation Rate: 34%6-Year Graduation Rate: 45% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Football, Golf, Hockey, Lacrosse, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, SoccerWomen's Sports: Softball, Soccer, Tennis, Swimming, Track and Field, Field Hockey, Volleyball, Water Polo Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics Utica College and the Common Application Utica uses the Common Application. These articles can help guide you: Common Application essay tips and samplesShort answer tips and samplesSupplemental essay tips and samples If You Like Utica College, You May Also Like These Schools: Syracuse University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphIthaca College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphAlfred University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSUNY Oneonta: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity at Buffalo: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphHofstra University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSUNY Oswego: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphHartwick College: Profile Hobart and William Smith Colleges: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSUNY Cortland: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity at Albany: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBinghamton University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Utica College Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/mission.cfm "Utica College educates students for rewarding careers, responsible citizenship, and fulfilling lives by integrating liberal and professional study, by creating a community of learners with diverse experiences and perspectives, by balancing its local heritage with a global perspective, by encouraging lifelong learning, and by promoting scholarship in the belief that the discovery and application of knowledge enrich teaching and learning."