Rosemont College

1400 Montgomery Ave, Lower Merion Township, United States
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Overview of Rosemont College

About this school

Rosemont, founded in 1921, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Originally founded as a women's college, it adopted co-education in 2008. Its 56-acre campus is located on the former Sinnott Estate in Rosemont.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:635
    • Men:237 (37.3%)
    • Women:398 (62.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Rosemont 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 recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


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

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
Considered if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1400 Montgomery Avenue
City, State, Zip
Rosemont, PA  19010-1699
Phone
(610) 526-2966
Fax
(610) 527-1041
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
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
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
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
70% of 1,315 applicants were admitted
Women
72% of 880 applicants were admitted
Men
64% of 435 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
191 (21%) of 916 admitted students enrolled
Women
125 (20%) of 636 admitted students enrolled
Men
66 (24%) of 280 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.15
375 And Above
9%
3.50 - 3.74
12%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
30%
2.00 - 2.49
14%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
440-540 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
5%
• Score 500 - 600
49%
• Score 400 - 500
38%
• Score 300 - 400
6%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
470-570 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
11%
• Score 500 - 600
45%
• Score 400 - 500
36%
• Score 300 - 400
4%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
16-20 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
7%
• Score 18 - 23
41%
• Score 12 - 17
50%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $19,486 (56.73440866476446%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,960 (34.8221044663134%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,500 (4.367320794270075%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,400 (4.07616607465207%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Rosemont College 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 March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003360
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
169 (93.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
156 (92.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
156 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
5 (3.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$17,578
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 155 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,313
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 150 (96.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,490
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 4 (2.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
24 (13.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,897

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
466 (90.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
433 (92.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
433 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
34 (7.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$18,852
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 432 (99.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,887
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 404 (93.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,286
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 19 (4.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
66 (12.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,789

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
84%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$30,437
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
21.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Academic Competitiveness Grants, National SMART Grants
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$849

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not reported

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


25

Part-Time Faculty


139

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


12%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 28% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 40% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 31% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 27% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 45% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 18% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# 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
172,154

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
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


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

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


64.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


55.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


61.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


61.3%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (21)


  • Accounting
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • History, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


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

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Social sciences, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (8)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • Human Services
  • Publishing
  • Writing

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


4,500

Nearest Metropolitan Area


56 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Philadelphia

Weather


Temperature
22.8 average low in January, 81.7 average high in September
Rain
117 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
11 mile(s) from campus in Philadelphia
Nearest Bus Station
Rosemont
Nearest Train Station
Rosemont

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


67% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


33%

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


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Ramblers
School Colors
Maroon, gray, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Rosemont College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


520

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
635
Women
398
Men
237

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.0% Asian
  • 41.7% Black/African-American
  • 6.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 36.2% White
  • 8.7% Unknown

International Students


4.4%

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


373

Student Resources

Study resources