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At Anna Maria College, you will develop the strong foundation you need to live a meaningful life and pursue a productive career. 

The faculty and staff will stress the importance of personal values, social responsibility, and spiritual growth. Liberal arts courses will sharpen your critical skills for lifelong professional development. Through internships, field experiences, and activities, you’ll apply what you’ve learned in the classroom to real-world situations. In the process, you’ll discover that learning never ends—that fulfilling your potential is a lifelong journey.

Student life
AMC offers a multitude of opportunities in a friendly, close-knit community. More than half of our students participate in intercollegiate and intramural sports. Our small size also ensures that students are involved in campus and residential life activities. With more than 30 student clubs and organizations, you’ll have the opportunity to get involved and develop leadership skills while making friendships that will last a lifetime.

Off campus, social life centers around the city of Worcester, New England’s second-largest city and home to 10 other colleges. Anna Maria College students, along with thousands of nearby college students, take advantage of social, cultural, and recreational activities at places like the DCU center, the Hanover Theater, the Worcester Art Museum, and Mechanics Hall. Boston, Hartford, and Providence are just an hour away by car. Our campus is minutes from both Union Station, with regional Amtrak service and local commuter rail services, and Worcester Regional Airport.

The admission staff at Anna Maria College is here to help you through the application process. We want to learn as much as we can about who you are, what matters to you, and how you view yourself and the world around you. We seek candidates who are capable of benefitting from a career-oriented liberal arts education.

Financial aid
Anna Maria College is dedicated to maintaining a quality and affordable education. Ninety-seven percent of the 2015–2016 first-year class received financial aid. Our financial aid packages are made up of a combination of need- and merit-based aid and include a combination of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study. Merit-based scholarships range in amount from $14,000–$20,000.




Founded in 1946 by the Sisters of Saint Anne, Anna Maria College is a small, private, four-year, coeducational, Catholic college dedicated to liberal arts and professional studies.

Anna Maria College is located on a 190-acre campus just minutes from Worcester, Massachusetts, New England’s second-largest city and home to 10 other colleges and universities. Our beautiful New England location offers students the best of both worlds: a relaxed setting in which to live and study just a short distance from a thriving college town.

AMC offers a career-oriented liberal arts and science education with opportunities for internships,
community service, and study abroad programs that encourage students to excel and ultimately succeed. AMC also has an Honors Program.

Student Life
With a total undergrad student population of around
1,000, students come from various backgrounds and enjoy all that the AMC campus has to offer, while taking advantage of the social, cultural, and recreational activities in nearby Worcester, as well as in Boston, Hartford, and Providence, which are about an hour away by car. 

Academic Programs
School of Business
• Business Administration
• Marketing Communications
• Sport Management

School of Education
• Early Childhood Education (PreK-2)
• Elementary Education (1-6)
• Middle School Education (5–8)
• Secondary Education (8–12)

School of Fire and Health Sciences
• Emergency Management Services
• Fire Science
• Health and Community Services
• Health Science
• Nursing
• Paramedic Science

School of Humanities
• Catholic Studies
• English
• History
• Humanities
• Liberal Studies

School of Justice and Social Sciences
• Criminal Justice
• Forensic Criminology
• Human Development and Human Services
• Law, Politics, and Society
• Psychology
• Social Work

School of Visual and Performing Arts
• Art Education
• Art Therapy
• Graphic Design
• Music
• Music Education
• Music Therapy
• Studio Art

Competitive Sports
13 NCAA Division III teams:

Women’s—Basketball, Cross-country, Field Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

Men’s—Baseball, Basketball, Cross-country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Football