Utica College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Utica, New York
Utica, New York. Jmancuso / Wikimedia Commons

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.

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Admissions Data (2016):

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 5,118 (3,549 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 39% Male / 61% Female
  • 78% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $19,996
  • Books: $1,400 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,434
  • Other Expenses: $1,680
  • Total Cost: $33,510

Utica College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 98%
    • Loans: 80%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $23,803
    • Loans: $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, Soccer
  • Women's Sports: Softball, Soccer, Tennis, Swimming, Track and Field, Field Hockey, Volleyball, Water Polo

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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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."