Rosemont College

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1400 Montgomery Avenue

Rosemont, PA 19010-1699

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Phone: (610) 527-0200
2013-2014 Tuition
$30,950
tuition and fees
Students
524
enrolled
32%
male /
68%
female
Admissions
rolling admission
50.0%
accepted

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U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
U.S. News rank Category Name
#101 Overall Score: 40 out of 100. Regional Universities (North)

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Summary

Rosemont College is a private institution that was founded in 1921. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 524, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 56 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Rosemont College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 101. Its tuition and fees are $30,950 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

A student's education and experience should stem from their goals, their strengths, and their best opportunities to make positive changes to the world. At Rosemont College students will gain knowledge, develop critical skills, and grow as a person of character. Rosemont College offers students an exceptional and comprehensive learning experience. With 23 undergraduate majors; seven graduate programs; 10 pre-professional, certification, and dual-degrees programs; 13 varsity sport teams; and numerous clubs, Rosemont develops a student's unique talents emphasizing what they best at and remains connected to what they want to do. Rosemont's degree requirements ensure that students will build intellectual muscle and practical skills in many areas including language, writing, science, ethics, culture, religion, and the arts. They will work with professors and advisors to draft a personalized mission plan that will guide their academic and extracurricular life. Students will also gain a solid understanding of their major by combing things they learn in class with internships and field placement. Every Rosemont student links classroom learning with the real world through hands-on experiences.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1921
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment $12,782,188

Applying

When applying to Rosemont College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Rosemont College is $35. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 50 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 50.0%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Rosemont College is 10:1, and the school has 75.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Rosemont College include: Business/Commerce, General; Speech Communication and Rhetoric; Psychology, General; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; and Education, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 69 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 10:1
4-year graduation rate 57%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business/Commerce, General 21%
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 10%
Psychology, General 9%
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 8%
Education, General 6%

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Student Life

Rosemont College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 524, with a gender distribution of 31.9 percent male students and 68.1 percent female students. At this school, 73 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 27 percent of students live off campus. Rosemont College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.

Total enrollment 908
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA III

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Campus Info & Services

Rosemont College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Rosemont 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 Rosemont College, 60 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Rosemont College.

Students who have cars on campus 60%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At Rosemont College, 88.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $22,586.

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 $30,950 (2013-14)
Room and board $12,380 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics
Financial aid statistics

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* Overview details based on 2012 data


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