Siena Heights University

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1247 E. Siena Heights Drive

Adrian, MI 49221

Phone: (800) 521-0009
2012-2013 Tuition
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Regional Universities (Midwest)

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Siena Heights University is a private institution that was founded in 1919. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,322, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 140 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Siena Heights University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $21,152 (2012-13).

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

Siena Heights University is a Catholic, coeducational, liberal arts university offering associates, bachelors, masters and specialists degrees. The University was founded in 1919 by the Adrian Dominican Congregation. In addition to the main campus in Adrian, Siena Heights operates degree completion programs across southern Michigan in Battle Creek,Benton Harbor, Jackson, Lansing, Monroe, Metro-Detroit, On-line Program, and the Dioces of Lansing. The mission of Siena Heights, a Catholic university founded and sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters, is to assist people to become more competent, purposeful, and ethical through a teaching and learning environment which respects the dignity of all.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1919
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment $7,820,061


When applying to Siena Heights University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 60 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 60.0%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 69.5 percent.

Class sizes N/A
Student-faculty ratio N/A 4
4-year graduation rate 15%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

Siena Heights University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,322, with a gender distribution of 43.7 percent male students and 56.3 percent female students. Siena Heights University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 2,629
Student gender distribution
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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 NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Siena Heights University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and health service. Siena Heights 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 Siena Heights University, 90 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Siena Heights University.

Students who have cars on campus 90%
Health insurance offered No

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Tuition and fees $21,152 (2012-13)
Room and board $9,266 (2012-13)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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