Saint Michael's College

Colchester, VT

Saint Michael's College

Colchester, VT

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Tuition & Fees

$48,175

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
57%
500-599
27%
400-499
3%
700-800
11%
600-699
46%
500-599
41%
400-499
2%
30-36
39%
24-29
41%
18-23
20%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,295
Declined 670
Total Received 3,965
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Private

1,585

undergraduate students

293

graduate students

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School Facts

Saint Michael's College, founded in 1904, is a residential, Catholic, liberal arts college offering more than 30 majors and educational programs. Its 440-acre campus is located in Colchester, Vermont, overlooking Burlington, the state's largest city.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,878
Established in 1904
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

440-acre campus in Colchester (population: 17,287), one mile from Winooski, three miles from Burlington, and 90 miles from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Air and bus serve Burlington; major airport serves Montreal; train serves Essex Junction (three miles). School operates transportation to north side of campus; local public transportation to Burlington and surrounding area.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Montreal
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Burlington International

Saint Michael's College
1 Winooski Park
Colchester, VT
05439

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
95%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Association (governing board)
  • Mobilization of Volunteer Efforts (MOVE)
  • Wilderness Program
  • Martin Luther King Society
  • ShredMC

Top Events

  • Jib Fest (fall)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation (winter)
  • Academic Symposium (spring)
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • bicycle patrols, fire and rescue squad with professionals and trained student volunteers

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
79%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
57%
500-599
27%
400-499
3%
700-800
11%
600-699
46%
500-599
41%
400-499
2%
30-36
39%
24-29
41%
18-23
20%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline February 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.4

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,295
Declined 670
Total Received 3,965

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,784

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $46,175
Room & board $13,600
Additional fees $2,000
Books & supplies $1,250
Other fees $550
Total $63,575
Average Financial Aid - $5,784
Total with Avg. Aid $57,791

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Skiing (cross-country)
Skiing (downhill)
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

rugby, skiing, snowboarding, track, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

rugby, skiing, snowboarding, track, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Rugby, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Rugby, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
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
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
French Language and Literature
History, General
Information Science/Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

1,878

total students

18%

in-state

82%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

1,585
students

Female
54%
850

Male
46%
735

16%

293
students

Female
78%
228

Male
22%
65

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,558
students

Female
54%
839

Male
46%
719

2%

27
students

Female
41%
11

Male
59%
16

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 83%
Student 4 year graduation rate 77%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
82%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

32

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

75%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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