The College of Saint Rose

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The College of Saint Rose is a non-profit, coeducational, liberal arts college that is owned and operated by the Roman Catholic Church. It was founded in 1920 and is located in the city of Albany, in the state of New York. It was established by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and belongs to the Hudson/Mohawk Association of Colleges and Universities, a consortium of sixteen higher education institutions. Total annual enrollment at St. Rose is roughly 4,800 students (about 60% undergraduate and 40% post-graduate).

The College of St. Rose offers Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master’s and Juris Doctorate (JD) degrees. Bachelor’s degrees are offered in various fields of study, including business, biology, sciences, communication, languages, law, English, social sciences, and arts, among others. In all, the college offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates. All programs are offered through one of the college’s four academic schools: the School of Business, the School of Education, the School of Arts and Humanities, and the School of Mathematics and Sciences.

General Information

Admission Office

432 Western Avenue

Albany, NY 12203

(518) 454-5111

(800) 637-8556

Fax: (518) 454-2013

Contact: Mary Grondahl

Associate Vice President for Enrollment Planning and Undergraduate Admissions
Main Address

432 Western Avenue

Albany, NY 12203

(518) 454-5111

Total undergrads: 3,051

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 576

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,051

Graduate enrollment: 2,051


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 66%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 81%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Cellular Biology/Histology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Public communications B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B
Trade/Industrial Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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