College of New Rochelle

29 Castle Pl, New Rochelle, United States
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Overview of College of New Rochelle

About this school

The College of New Rochelle is a private college. Founded in 1904 as a women's college, the school became coeducational in 2016. Its 16-acre campus, with its Gothic-style architecture, is located near Long Island Sound in New Rochelle.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,328
    • Men:224 Men (16.9%)
    • Women:1,104 Women (83.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to College of New Rochelle is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer 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
-
3
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
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
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
29 Castle Place
City, State, Zip
New Rochelle, NY 10805-2308
Phone
(914) 654-5452
Fax
(914) 654-5554
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$35
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
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
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
68% of 1,675 applicants were admitted
Women
69% of 1,213 applicants were admitted
Men
68% of 462 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
186 (16%) of 1,145 admitted students enrolled
Women
126 (15%) of 833 admitted students enrolled
Men
60 (19%) of 312 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
14%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
30%
2.00 - 2.49
7%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
496 average |420-520 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
4%
• Score 500 - 600
33%
• Score 400 - 500
51%
• Score 300 - 400
11%
• Score 200 - 300
1%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
4%
• Score 500 - 600
45%
• Score 400 - 500
47%
• Score 300 - 400
4%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |18-21 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
0%
• Score 18 - 23
95%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $37,760 (69.13%)
  • Room & Board: - $14,562 (26.66%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,200 (2.2%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,100 (2.01%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


College of New Rochelle accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002704
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

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
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, English, Health Fields, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Journalism/Publications, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Hobbies/Interests, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Children of Workers in Trades, Out-of-State Students, Parents of Current Students, Previous College Experience, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students, Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants, Twins, Veterans, Veterans' Children

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


60

Part-Time Faculty


231

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


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 41% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 34% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 16% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 7% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# 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
343,268
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


College of New Rochelle provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


71.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


32.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


46%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


48.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (35)


  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art Therapy/Therapist
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • International/Global Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


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

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Public administration and social services, Biological/life sciences, Visual and performing arts, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (22)


  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Art Education
  • Art Therapy
  • Communication--General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Human Resources Development
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Special Education
  • Thanatology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


79,446

Nearest Metropolitan Area


New York City

Campus Size


20 acres

Weather


Temperature
24.9 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in New Rochelle
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in New Rochelle

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


32% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


67%

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
Blue Angels
School Colors
Blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Soccer

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Soccer

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, cross-country running, soccer, swimming and diving, table tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


College of New Rochelle offers choral groups, music ensembles, cnr model united nations, student nurses association, campus ministry, student government

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,151

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,328
Women
1,104
Men
224

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 5.9% Asian
  • 40.2% Black/African-American
  • 30.4% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 14.5% White
  • 5.9% Unknown

International Students


0.1% from 2 countries

Average Age


28

Number of Graduate Students


695

Student Resources

Study resources