Anna Maria College

50 Sunset Ln, Paxton, United States
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Overview of Anna Maria College

About this school

Anna Maria is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Founded in 1946 as a college for women, it began admitting men in 1973. Its 180-acre campus is set on the grounds of a 19th century estate, eight miles from Worcester.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,128
    • Men:445 Men (39.5%)
    • Women:683 Women (60.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Anna Maria College is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
2
-
Academic Electives
4
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Not used if submitted
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
50 Sunset Lane
City, State, Zip
Paxton, MA 01612
Phone
(508) 849-3360
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
Audition for music programs, portfolio for art programs recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
80% of 1,785 applicants were admitted
Women
83% of 1,079 applicants were admitted
Men
76% of 706 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
344 (24%) of 1,429 admitted students enrolled
Women
207 (23%) of 895 admitted students enrolled
Men
137 (26%) of 534 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.78
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $37,130 (71.38%)
  • Room & Board: - $13,890 (26.7%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,000 (1.92%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Anna Maria College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002117
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
208 (95.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
208 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
208 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
18 (8.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$30,516
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 173 (83.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,621
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 206 (99.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,199
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 191 (91.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1 (.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,000

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
681 (87.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
675 (99.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
675 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
98 (14.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$28,771
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 588 (87.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,830
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 665 (98.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,132
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 641 (95.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
34 (4.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,175

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Previous College Experience

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


38

Part-Time Faculty


Not reported

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 31% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 46% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 19% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
192,696
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
86
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Anna Maria College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


65.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


25.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


32.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


34.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (58)


  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art Therapy/Therapist
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business and Personal/Financial Services Marketing Operations
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Fire Science/Fire-fighting
  • General Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Nursing Science
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Security and Loss Prevention Services
  • Small Business Administration/Management
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Voice and Opera

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Public administration and social services

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (11)


  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • Emergency Management
  • English Education
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Public Administration

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


4,806

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Boston

Campus Size


192 acres

Weather


Temperature
15 average low in January, 74.5 average high in September
Rain
133 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
8 mile(s) from campus in Worcester
Nearest Train Station
8 mile(s) from campus in Worcester

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


60% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


40%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
-
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Anna Maria College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, habitat for humanity, social action group, chorus club, alana, programming board - amcab

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


811

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,128
Women
683
Men
445

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.9% Asian
  • 10.5% Black/African-American
  • 8.4% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 68.7% White
  • 8.5% Unknown

International Students


0.4%

Average Age


25

Number of Graduate Students


340

Student Resources

Study resources