Albertus Magnus College


Enrollment: 1,682.

Student Body: 68% female, 32% male, 15% out-of-state. Asian 1%, African American 27%, Caucasian 55%, Hispanic 10%.

Retention and Graduation: 78% freshmen return for sophomore year. 49% freshmen graduate within 4 years.

Faculty: Student/faculty ratio 13:1. 42 full-time faculty, 79% hold PhDs, 43% are women.


Degrees: Associate, bachelors, certificate, masters.

Classes: Most classes have 10-19 students.

Majors with Highest Enrollment: Business/commerce; education; psychology.

Special Study Options: Accelerated program, double major, honors program, independent study, internships, student-designed major, teacher certification program.

Honors programs: Students may apply to follow the Honors Program, which involves work in special courses designated each semester as honors courses and the development of individual projects designed in consultation with faculty mentors. Entering qualified students are assigned to special honors courses and returning students interested in such a program should consult, by the spring of their sophomore year or earlier, with their advisor and the Director of the Honors Program. Special programs offered to physically disabled students include note-taking services, reader services, tape recorders, tutors.

Career services: Alumni network, career/job search classes, career assessment, internships.


Housing: Coed dorms, women’s dorms, mansion-style residence halls. Substance free and quiet halls. 70% of campus accessible to physically disabled.

Special Academic Facilities/Equipment: Margart McDonough Art Gallery.


Environment: City.

Activities: Choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, musical theater, student government, yearbook, campus ministries.

Organizations: 1 honor societies, 1 religious organizations.

Athletics (Intercollegiate): Baseball, basketball, cross-country, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, volleyball. Basketball, cross-country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball.

On-Campus Highlights: Center for Science, Art and Technology; athletic center, library, Campus Center, art gallery.


Freshman Academic Profile: Average high school GPA 3.0. 10% in top 10% of high school class, 29% in top 25% of high school class, 68% in top 50% of high school class. 70% from public high schools. SAT Math middle 50% range 470-500. SAT Critical Reading middle 50% range 490-560. SAT Writing middle 50% range 430-560. Minimum paper TOEFL 550. Minimum computer TOEFL 213.

Basis for Candidate Selection: Academic GPA, rigor of secondary school record. Recommendation(s), standardized test scores. Class rank, application essay, alumni/ae relation, character/personal qualities, extracurricular activities, first generation, interview, level of applicant s interest, talent/ability, volunteer work, work experience.

Freshman Admission Requirements: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted. 4 English, 2 mathematics, 2 science, 2 foreign language, 2 social studies, 2 history, 2 academic electives. 3 mathematics, 3 science, (1 science labs), 3 foreign language, 1 social studies, 2 history.

Freshman Admission Statistics: 587 applied, 82% admitted, 21% enrolled.

Transfer Admission Requirements: College transcript(s), minimum college GPA of 2.0 required. Lowest grade transferable C.

General Admission Information: Application fee $35. Notification on a rolling basis, beginning on or about 12/1. Nonfall registration accepted. Admission may be deferred for a maximum of 1 year. Credit offered for CEEB Advanced Placement tests.


Annual tuition $20,166. Room and board $8,907. Required fees $908. Average book expense $920.

Required Forms and Deadlines: FAFSA, institution’s own financial aid form. Priority financial aid filing date 2/28.

Notification of Awards: Applicants will be notified of awards on a rolling basis beginning 3/1.

Types of Aid: Federal Pell, SEOG, state scholarships/grants, the school’s own gift aid. Direct Subsidized Stafford, Direct Unsubsidized Stafford, Direct PLUS, FFEL Subsidized Stafford, FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford, FFEL PLUS, Federal Perkins.

Student Employment: Federal Work-Study Program available.

Financial Aid Statistics: 87% freshmen, 75% undergrads receive any aid. Average cumulative indebtedness $15,625.

Criteria for awarding institutional aid: Academics, leadership, religious affiliation.

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