Saint Michael's College: Narrative Description

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One Winooski Park
Colchester, VT 05439
Tel: (802)654-2000; 800-762-8000; Admissions: (802)654-3000; Fax: (802)654-2242; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: Independent Roman Catholic, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1904. Setting: 440-acre small town campus with easy access to Montreal. Endowment: $48.8 million. Research spending 2002-03: $176,209. Educational spending 2002-03: $7864 per student. Total enrollment: 2,473. Faculty: 200 (144 full-time, 56 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. 2,777 applied, 67% were admitted. 18% from top 10% of their high school class, 50% from top quarter, 88% from top half. 5 valedictorians. Full-time: 1,914 students, 54% women, 46% men. Part-time: 77 students, 51% women, 49% men. Students come from 28 states and territories, 20 other countries, 75% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 3% international, 2% 25 or older, 88% live on campus, 3% transferred in. Retention: 90% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; social sciences and history; psychology. Core. Calendar: semesters. ESL program, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships. Off campus study at Washington Semester. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early action, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, SAT I or ACT. Recommended: minimum 3.0 high school GPA, recommendations, interview. Placement: SAT II: Subject Tests recommended. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: 2/1, 11/15 for early action. Notification: 4/1, 1/1 for early action.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $45. Comprehensive fee: $30,100 includes full-time tuition ($22,220), mandatory fees ($200), and college room and board ($7680). College room only: $4775. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $740 per semester hour.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 50 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Association, Mobilization of Volunteer Efforts (MOVE), student radio station, wilderness program, student newspaper. Major annual events: Family Weekend, Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation, Spring Weekend. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, bicycle patrols. 1,720 college housing spaces available; 1,700 were occupied in 2002-03. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through senior year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Durick Library with 141,000 books, 124,000 microform titles, 1,726 serials, 7,525 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $1.3 million. 233 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.

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