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Albertus Magnus College is a private institution that was founded in 1925. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,604, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 55 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Albertus Magnus College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 133. Its tuition and fees are $28,358 (2012-13).
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Steeped in the long Catholic Dominican tradition, Albertus Magnus College provides a strong liberal arts foundation which is humanistically enlarging and practical in its application. This is achieved through our General Education Core Program, "Invitation to Insight" in which intentional collaborative learning communities are formed. In addition, the College offers teacher preparation for the middle school and secondary school levels here each student experiences two practice teaching terms: one in an urban setting and the other in a suburban setting. The College has strongly embraced the electronic advances currently available and is completely wired with computers and LCDs for instructional use in every classroom. The residence halls as well as the academic buildings are wireless and provide Internet capabilities to all students. In addition the College offers unique programs to adult students providing classes and complete degree programs of study throughout the state of Connecticut.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to Albertus Magnus College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at Albertus Magnus College is $35. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 66.7 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||66.7%|
|Application deadline||August 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Albertus Magnus College is 13:1, and the school has 81.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Albertus Magnus College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Social Sciences; Library Science; and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 74.2 percent.
Albertus Magnus College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,604, with a gender distribution of 34.2 percent male students and 65.8 percent female students. At this school, 45.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 55.0 percent of students live off campus. Albertus Magnus College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Albertus Magnus College offers a number of student services including placement service, health service, and health insurance. Albertus Magnus College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Albertus Magnus College, 60 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Albertus Magnus College.
|Students who have cars on campus||60%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Albertus Magnus College, 85.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $15,574.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$28,358 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$11,754 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data