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St. Michael's College is a private institution that was founded in 1904. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,996, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 440 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. St. Michael's College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 90. Its tuition and fees are $37,510 (2012-13).
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Saint Michaels is The Edmundite Catholic liberal arts college, located three minutes from Burlington, Vermont, one of Americas top 10 college towns. Saint Michaels provides education with a social conscience, producing graduates with the intellectual tools to lead successful, purposeful lives that contribute to peace and justice in our world. Saint Michaels 2,000 undergraduate students come from 35 states and 16 countries. The colleges superb, highly credentialed faculty are teacher-scholars who provide students individualized research opportunities in and out of the classroom and the lab. Leadership development through student government, the SMC Fire & Rescue Squads, student run radio, multiple service projects, internships, and many more activities, are a hallmark of the Saint Michaels experience. Located near unparalleled recreational opportunities for hiking and skiing in the Green Mountains and kayaking on Lake Champlain, Saint Michaels students enjoy the best of both, a culturally rich small-city with a great music vibe and major outdoor opportunities, heralded by a renowned Wilderness Program. A rare sense of community along with commitment to social justice pervades the spirit of Saint Michaels College.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to St. Michael's College, it's important to note the application deadline is February 1, and the early action deadline is November 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due February 1. The application fee at St. Michael's College is $50. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 78.1 percent and an early acceptance rate of 83.7 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||78.1%|
|Application deadline||February 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||February 1|
The student-faculty ratio at St. Michael's College is 12:1, and the school has 57.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at St. Michael's College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Social Sciences; Psychology; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and English Language and Literature/Letters. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 87.8 percent.
St. Michael's College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,996, with a gender distribution of 47.7 percent male students and 52.3 percent female students. At this school, 97.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 3.0 percent of students live off campus. St. Michael's College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
St. Michael's College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, and health insurance. St. Michael's 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, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at St. Michael's College, 60 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at St. Michael's College.
|Students who have cars on campus||60%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At St. Michael's College, 65.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $18,270.
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||$37,510 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$9,350 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data