Holy Apostles College and Seminary: Narrative Description

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33 Prospect Hill Rd.
Cromwell, CT 06416-2005
Tel: (860)632-3000
Free: 800-330-7272
Admissions: (860)632-3010
Fax: (860)632-3030
Web Site: http://www.holyapostles.edu/


Independent Roman Catholic, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, master's, and first professional degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1956. Setting: 17-acre suburban campus with easy access to Hartford, CT New Haven, CT. Total enrollment: 266. Faculty: 28 (11 full-time, 17 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. Full-time: 9 students, 11% women, 89% men. Part-time: 20 students, 50% women, 50% men. Students come from 3 states and territories, 2 other countries, 80% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 5% Hispanic, 0% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 5% international, 90% 25 or older, 80% live on campus, 17% transferred in. Retention: 100% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, accelerated degree program, distance learning, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview. Required for some: recommendations. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. Comprehensive fee: $16,180 includes full-time tuition ($8900), mandatory fees ($80), and college room and board ($7200). Full-time tuition and fees vary according to program. Part-time tuition: $660 per course. Part-time tuition varies according to program.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Toastmasters, Pro-Life Organization, Student Council, Schola Choir. Major annual events: Christmas Party, Graduation, Spring Party. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. 82 college housing spaces available; 6 were occupied in 2003-04. On-campus residence required through senior year. Option: men-only housing available. Holy Apostles College and Seminary Library with 84,584 books, 210 microform titles, 250 serials, 200 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. 6 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.