Saint Michael's College

One Winooski Park, Colchester, United States
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Overview of Saint Michael's College

About this school

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,792
    • Men:797 (44.5%)
    • Women:995 (55.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Saint Michael's 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
4
-
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
2
4
Social Studies
3
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Considered if submitted
February 1
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
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
One Winooski Park
City, State, Zip
Colchester, VT  05439
Phone
(802) 654-3000
Fax
(802) 654-2242
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
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
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1, December 1
Early Action Notification
December 21

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
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
85% of 3,094 applicants were admitted
Women
88% of 1,603 applicants were admitted
Men
81% of 1,491 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
431 (16%) of 2,633 admitted students enrolled
Women
226 (16%) of 1,418 admitted students enrolled
Men
205 (17%) of 1,215 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
21%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
11%
2.50 - 2.99
18%
2.00 - 2.49
16%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
604 average |570-650 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
7%
• Score 600 - 700
48%
• Score 500 - 600
41%
• Score 400 - 500
4%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
621 average |580-660 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
10%
• Score 600 - 700
58%
• Score 500 - 600
31%
• Score 400 - 500
1%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
27 average |25-29 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
18%
• Score 24 - 29
72%
• Score 18 - 23
10%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $45,375 (75.92363295629475%)
  • Room & Board: - $12,220 (20.44709189478616%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (2.007897731075564%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $969 (1.6213774178435179%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Saint Michael's College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


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

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003694
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
357 (87.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
310 (86.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
310 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
77 (24.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$35,838
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 308 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $27,821
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 256 (82.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,487
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 55 (17.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
92 (22.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,883

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,269 (72.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,131 (89.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,131 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
289 (25.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
78%
Average Award
$32,102
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,122 (99.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,274
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 920 (81.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,595
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 199 (17.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
576 (33.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,739

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
77%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$40,009
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
12.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

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
Art/Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,750

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


138

Part-Time Faculty


32

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


66%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 13% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 47% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 32% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% 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


  • 2-9 students: - 14% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 58% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 27% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 1% 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
592,899

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
97
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


Saint Michael's College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


83.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


70.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


77.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


78.4%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (38)


  • Accounting
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computer Science
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • French Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Modern Languages
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


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

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Social sciences, Biological/life sciences, Psychology

Online Degrees


Business administration, engineering, pharmacy with Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, law/environmental law and policy with Vermont Law School

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Master of Education, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (8)


  • Art Education
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • English as a Second Language
  • Reading Education
  • Special Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


16,986

Nearest Metropolitan Area


440 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Montreal

Weather


Temperature
7.5 average low in January, 75.8 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
3 mile(s) from campus in Burlington
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Burlington
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Essex Junction

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


96% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


4%

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 II
Mascot
Purple Knights
School Colors
Purple and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Skiing (Cross-Country)
Skiing (Downhill)
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Skiing (Cross-Country)
Skiing (Downhill)
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, ice hockey, racquetball, rock climbing, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), soccer

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Saint Michael's College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, student association (governing board), mobilization of volunteer efforts (move), wilderness program, martin luther king society, shredmc

Sororities


50% of women participate

Fraternities


50% of men participate

ROTC


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

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,766

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,792
Women
995
Men
797

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.5% Asian
  • 2.2% Black/African-American
  • 5.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 86.6% White
  • 2.4% Unknown

International Students


3.8% from 24 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


285

Student Resources

Study resources