Study at Anna Maria CollegeProfile of Anna Maria College
Anna Maria is found in Paxton, MA. Paxton is a rural site not far from an urban area. Applicants to the school are attracted by its Roman Catholic identity. Anna Maria is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Post-Master's certificate at the school.
Anna Maria has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. The school is known for its programs in family and social work, therapy and Counselling, and security and law enforcement.
Anna Maria Selectivity
Admission to Anna Maria is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 380. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 370 and 480.
Anna Maria has a tenure system for senior faculty.
Students numbered 1, 244 in 2007 at the school.
Full-time students are the norm at Anna Maria. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Anna Maria offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Commonwealth Coast Conference.
Anna Maria Programs and Degrees
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Security and Law Enforcement||78||criminal justice and safety, fire-fighting, criminal justice and administration|
|Business and Management||37||business management, business administration, non-profit management, MIS|
|Therapy and Counselling||34||Counselling psychology, psychology, music therapy, art therapy|
|Education and Teaching||32||elementary school teaching, English teaching, early childhood education, middle school teaching, education, music teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching, art Education|
|Family and Social Work||22||social work, human services, public policy analysis|
|Liberal Arts||19||humanities, English, general studies, history, Spanish language, liberal arts and humanities, history courses, liberal arts and sciences|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||11||various nursing|
|Engineering Technician||8||quality and safety tech, occupational safety tech|
|Law||7||legal studies, legal assistant|
|Medical Support and Technology||6||health service and sciences|
|Religion and Philosophy||5||pastoral Counselling, theology|
|Music||4||music, voice, piano|
|Fine Arts||4||fine arts studies|
|Art Studies||3||art studies, arts management|
|Conservation and Resource Management||1||environmental science|
Contact: Anna Maria
Anna Maria College
50 Sunset Lane
Paxton, MA 01612-1198
General Phone: (508) 849-3300
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