Siena

Siena College

515 Loudon Rd, Albany, United States
All photos (10)
  • Total Documents
    9
  • Class Notes
    6
  • Textbook Notes
    3
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    29
  • Previously Enrolled
    39

Overview of Siena College (Siena)

About this school

Siena is a church-affiliated, multipurpose college. Founded in 1937, it adopted coeducation in 1969. Programs are offered through the Divisions of Arts, Business and Science. Its 155-acre campus is located in Loudonville, 15 miles north of Albany.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,174
    • Men:1,484 Men (46.8%)
    • Women:1,690 Women (53.2%)

Location

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Admission Information (Siena)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Siena College 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 required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


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

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
February 15
SAT Only
Considered if submitted
February 15
ACT Only
Considered if submitted
February 15
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Not used if submitted
February 15
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
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
515 Loudon Road
City, State, Zip
Loudonville, NY 12211-1462
Phone
(518) 783-2423
Fax
(518) 783-4293
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 15
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
March 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
December 1
Early Decision Notification
January 1
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
October 15
Early Action Notification
January 7

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
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required 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
78% of 7,626 applicants were admitted
Women
79% of 4,463 applicants were admitted
Men
76% of 3,163 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
811 (14%) of 5,937 admitted students enrolled
Women
480 (14%) of 3,529 admitted students enrolled
Men
331 (14%) of 2,408 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.50
375 And Above
22%
3.50 - 3.74
38%
3.25 - 3.49
28%
3.00 - 3.24
11%
2.50 - 2.99
1%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
558 average |530-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
35%
• Score 500 - 600
51%
• Score 400 - 500
9%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
32%
• Score 500 - 600
52%
• Score 400 - 500
11%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
25 average |22-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
13%
• Score 24 - 29
45%
• Score 18 - 23
40%
• Score 12 - 17
2%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Siena)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $36,975 (66.51%)
  • Room & Board: - $15,000 (26.98%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,292 (2.32%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,329 (4.19%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Siena College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline October 15 | Final deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On or about December 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002816
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
696 (89.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
606 (87.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
606 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
162 (26.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$30,196
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 606 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,538
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 459 (75.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,963
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 580 (95.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
131 (16.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,337

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,558 (84.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,292 (89.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,289 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
612 (26.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$29,350
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,289 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,275
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,744 (76.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,557
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2,156 (94.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
525 (17.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,837

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
80%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$35,827
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, Siena Grants, Franciscan Community Grants
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Creative Writing, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Hobbies/Interests, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Public Servants, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Children of Workers in Trades, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, Ethnic Background, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,000

Academics & Instruction (Siena)

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


204

Part-Time Faculty


128

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


54%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 6% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 35% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 45% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 14% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 16% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 79% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

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
612,098
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
402
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Siena College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


88.1%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


73.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


77.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


78.1%

Programs & Majors (Siena)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (27)


  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Psychology, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life (Siena)

    Location & Geography

    Population


    81,591

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Albany, NY

    Campus Size


    175 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    1 mile from campus in San Diego
    Rain
    135 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    10 mile(s) from campus in Albany
    Nearest Train Station
    10 mile(s) from campus in Renssaeler

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Coed housing, disabled student housing

    Students of College Housing


    78% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Students required to live on campus through senior year

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    22%

    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 I
    Mascot
    St. Bernard
    School Colors
    Green and gold

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Field Hockey
    Golf
    Lacrosse
    Soccer
    Softball
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Volleyball
    Water Polo

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Field Hockey
    Golf
    Lacrosse
    Soccer
    Softball
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Volleyball
    Water Polo

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, football, ice hockey, soccer, softball, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Siena College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, outing club, best buddies, make-a-wish wishmakers on campus, fitness club, psychology club

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


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

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    3,039

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    3,174
    Women
    1,690
    Men
    1,484

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 4.3% Asian
    • 3.3% Black/African-American
    • 8.3% Hispanic/Latino
    • 2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 80.7% White
    • 1.0% Unknown

    International Students


    2.4% from 32 countries

    Average Age


    21

    Number of Graduate Students


    62

    Student Resources (Siena)