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College of St. Elizabeth is a private institution that was founded in 1899. It has a suburban setting and the campus size is 200 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. College of St. Elizabeth's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $26,440 (2011-12).
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An independent four-year Catholic liberal arts college founded in 1899 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, the College of Saint Elizabeth was one of the first colleges in New Jersey to award degrees to women. Today, the College has a unique and critical role in higher education not only as one of the pre-eminent Catholic colleges for women on the East Coast, but also as a leader in the education of working adults - both women and men - at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and as the regional Center for Theological and Spiritual Development of Catholic laity.
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to College of St. Elizabeth, 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 College of St. Elizabeth is $35. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 52.6 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||52.6%|
|Application deadline||August 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at College of St. Elizabeth is 9:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 64.0 percent.
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College of St. Elizabeth 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
College of St. Elizabeth offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. College of St. Elizabeth 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 College of St. Elizabeth, 54 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at College of St. Elizabeth.
|Students who have cars on campus||54%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$26,440 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$11,560 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data