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Husson University is a private institution that was founded in 1898. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,501, its setting is city, and the campus size is 170 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Husson University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $14,540 (2012-13).
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Husson University is a private institution of post-secondary education offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in business, health (nursing, physical and occupational therapy, counseling and health care studies), education, sciences, english and pharmacy. Husson seeks to serve motivated, career-oriented students through a curriculum that integrates liberal arts and sciences, professional and technical studies, and experiential learning outside the classroom. Husson dedicates itself to excellence in teaching, to a personalized collegiate experience, and to the development of individual self-worth, to a curriculum which promotes clear thinking and communication skills, and to an environment which values the search for ethical truths in a changing world.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Husson University, 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 Husson University is $40. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 75.1 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||75.1%|
|Application deadline||August 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Husson University is 16:1, and the school has 56.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Husson University include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Criminal Justice and Corrections; Psychology; and Education, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 69.0 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||25|
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Husson University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,501, with a gender distribution of 41.3 percent male students and 58.7 percent female students. At this school, 39.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 61.0 percent of students live off campus. Husson University is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Husson University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. Husson University 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 Husson University, 84 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Husson University.
|Students who have cars on campus||84%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Husson University, 67.0 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $7,789.
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||$14,540 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$7,900 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data