Albertus Magnus College: A Personal New England Experience
Albertus Magnus College, a four-year, private liberal arts college located in the heart of vibrant southern Connecticut, has chosen its small size for a purpose. Founded in 1925 by the Dominican Sisters of St. Mary of the Springs (now known as the Dominican Sisters of Peace), Albertus Magnus College educates men and women to become leaders in all areas of their lives.
Faculty members at Albertus come from leading universities and are one of the College’s greatest assets. The student-faculty ratio of 13:1 allows teachers and staff to get to know students on an individual basis, and they are readily accessible for academic counseling.
The College believes that training in the liberal arts is excellent preparation for life and offers the groundwork for a multitude of professions. The most popular majors at Albertus include Art Therapy, Business, Communications, Criminal Justice, Education, Psychology, and Sociology. However, there are over 30 areas of study, including Accounting, Art (History and Studio), Art Management, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Information Systems, Creative Writing, English, Global Studies, Graphic Design, International Business, Marketing, Performing Arts/Theater, Photography, Political Science, Pre-law, Pre-medicine, Sport Communications, Sport Management, Social Work, Urban Studies, and Visual Arts.
Albertus Magnus College strives to provide students with opportunities to reach their full potential and prepare for meaningful careers through experiential learning. Our students are participating in practica, internships, service learning, faculty-mentored student research, field experience, and student teaching. Students have access to career development resources, which include cover letter and résumé preparation, interview skills, and career search techniques. In addition, students have the opportunity to study abroad through a number of programs.
The 50-acre campus is located in a residential neighborhood of New Haven’s historic Prospect Hill. With several turn-of-the-century mansions sprawled over rolling green lawns, the Albertus campus is located in an idyllic New England setting. New Haven is a multicultural city with a population of more than 130,000. Both New York City and Boston are easily accessible by train, and for the outdoor enthusiast, there are numerous beaches and hiking trails in the immediate vicinity.
The 550 students who attend the traditional undergraduate program at Albertus come from various parts of the United States as well as other countries. The highest percentages of students come from the regional New England states. About 60% of the students live on campus in housing that has been converted from large former estate homes.
The College recently completed renovations of Rosary Hall, the College’s learning commons and library. Rosary Hall is also home to the Information Technology Services Department, Career and Internship Center, and academic support services. In addition, Albertus Magnus College just completed a full renovation of the DeDominicis Dining Hall and other common areas in the Hubert Campus Center. The campus features wonderful facilities such as Bree Common, which houses classrooms and a coffee bar. There is also an atrium and patio for student gatherings and studying. This area allows students to work with a study group or spend time relaxing with friends all year long. Additionally, the Albertus campus is entirely wireless and offers multiple computer labs.
As a member of the NCAA, Albertus competes at the Division III level. The College offers opportunities to participate in basketball, soccer, lacrosse, volleyball, tennis, golf, baseball, and softball. Over the past five years, Albertus student-athletes have earned five GNAC titles and have competed in five NCAA tournaments. In that same time span, the Falcons have produced seven All-Americans, including two Academic All-Americans, 21 regional player awards, and 14 conference awards. Please visit our athletics website at albertusfalcons.edu.
Albertus Magnus College is small by design, personal in nature, and ready to talk to you about choosing your academic home. The possibilities for your future are all up to you. Campus tours and class observations are encouraged.
To receive more information and/or to arrange an appointment, please contact the Office of Admission.
We have faith in your future.