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Siena College is a private institution that was founded in 1937. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,292, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 175 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Siena College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 112. Its tuition and fees are $28,915 (2012-13).
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Siena College, founded in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, celebrates the uniqueness of each person within a community of scholars. Devoted entirely to the enrichment of undergraduate students, college life centers on the development of close student-faculty relationships to foster growth and development.
The College offers a variety of academic majors and minors built upon a strong liberal arts curriculum that provide our graduates with the skills for entry into careers, professional schools and graduate studies. The curriculum is enhanced by a wealth of opportunities afforded students including paid summer research and law externships, community service and advocacy, and popular study abroad programs.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to Siena College, it's important to note the application deadline is February 15, and the early action deadline and the early decision deadline are December 1 and December 1, respectively. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due February 15. The application fee at Siena College is $50. It is more selective, with an acceptance rate of 48.5 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||48.5%|
|Application deadline||February 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||February 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Siena College is 12:1, and the school has 46.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Siena College include: Marketing/Marketing Management, General; Accounting; Psychology, General; Finance, General; and English Language and Literature, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 87.2 percent.
Siena College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,292, with a gender distribution of 47.8 percent male students and 52.2 percent female students. At this school, 79.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 21.0 percent of students live off campus. Siena College is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA I|
Campus Info & Services
Siena College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, and health service. Siena 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 Siena College, 70 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Siena College.
|Students who have cars on campus||70%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Siena College, 71.2 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $14,537.
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||$28,915 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$11,970 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data