Endicott College: Narrative Description

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376 Hale St.
Beverly, MA 01915-2096
Tel: (978)927-0585; 800-325-1114; Admissions: (978)921-1000; Fax: (978)927-0084; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.endicott.edu/

Description: Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1939. Setting: 240-acre suburban campus with easy access to Boston. Endowment: $10.3 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $4431 per student. Total enrollment: 2,678. Faculty: 133 (57 full-time, 76 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 2,484 applied, 48% were admitted. 12% from top 10% of their high school class, 40% from top quarter, 78% from top half. Full-time: 1,608 students, 63% women, 37% men. Part-time: 147 students, 62% women, 38% men. Students come from 30 states and territories, 32 other countries, 53% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 1% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 5% international, 10% 25 or older, 84% live on campus, 3% transferred in. Retention: 80% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; visual/performing arts; communications/communication technologies. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at 10 members of the Northeast Consortium of Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements: Options: Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.5 high school GPA, SAT I or ACT. Recommended: interview. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 2/15. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $40. Comprehensive fee: $26,266 includes full-time tuition ($16,744), mandatory fees ($664), and college room and board ($8858). College room only: $6210. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to student level. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $514 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $100 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to program and student level.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 20 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Activities Committee, student government, yearbook, Admissions Ambassadors, Adventure Base Council. Major annual events: Spring Week, Halloween activities, Winter Carnival. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 1,368 college housing spaces available; 1,353 were occupied in 2002-03. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through senior year. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Endicott College Library with 121,000 books, 23,500 microform titles, 3,500 serials, 475 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $376,000. 120 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: Suburban.