Siena College

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515 Loudon Road

Loudonville, NY 12211

Phone: (518) 783-2300
2013-2014 Tuition
tuition and fees
male /
Feb. 15
application deadline

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U.S. News Rankings

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U.S. News rank Category Name
#126 Overall Score: 48 out of 100. National Liberal Arts Colleges

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Siena College is a private institution that was founded in 1937. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,214, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 175 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Siena College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 126. Its tuition and fees are $31,368 (2013-14).

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

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.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1937
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment $120,672,285


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 selective, with an acceptance rate of 57.5 percent and an early acceptance rate of 72 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 57.5%
Application deadline February 15
SAT/ACT scores must be received by February 15

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Siena College is 12:1, and the school has 47.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Siena College include: Accounting; Marketing/Marketing Management, General; Psychology, General; English Language and Literature, General; and Finance, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 87.5 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 12:1
4-year graduation rate 69%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Accounting 13%
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 12%
Psychology, General 12%
English Language and Literature, General 9%
Finance, General 8%

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Student Life

Siena College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,214, with a gender distribution of 47.7 percent male students and 52.3 percent female students. At this school, 77.4 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 22.6 percent of students live off campus. Siena College is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.

Total enrollment 3,267
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA I

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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

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Paying for School

At Siena College, 72.2 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $15,600.

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 $31,368 (2013-14)
Room and board $12,495 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics
Financial aid statistics

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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