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Study at The College of Saint Rose

The College of Saint Rose is a private, co-educational college located in Albany, New York. It was founded in 1920 by the Sisters of Saint Joseph. It is named after Saint Rose of Lima. The college campus consists of more than 80 buildings and is spread across an area of 35 acres. It enrolls more than 4,500 students annually.

The College of Saint Rose grants undergraduate and graduate degrees in over 50 Course Topics. It has been recognized as one of "The Top 70 Best Northern Universities" by U. S. News & World Report. Its sports teams are nicknamed the Golden Knights. There are several student clubs and organizations on campus.

Profile of The College of Saint Rose

The main campus of St. Rose is in Albany, NY (a small city). The school is a Roman Catholic institution. St. Rose is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Post-Master s certificate.

Course Topics

St. Rose students most commonly major in a field related to education and teaching.

St. Rose Selectivity

The school does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 470 to 580. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 470 or more.


The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student enrolment

In 2007, St. Rose had 4,949 enrolled students.

Student Life

The school is generally not a school for part-time students. Student athletes at St. Rose belong to the Northeast 10 Conference for major sports.

St. Rose Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching1,489educational administration, elementary school teaching, reading teaching, special ed, kindergarten/preschool teaching, education courses, educational supervision, secondary teaching, . . .
Therapy and Counseling135 marriage and family therapy, psychology, school psychology, educational psychology
Business and Management 133business management, accounting
Liberal Arts72English, political science, liberal arts and sciences, history, sociology, American studies, Spanish language, foreign language and literature
Medical Support and Technology71audiology and speech pathology, clinical lab tech
Media 53radio and TV tech
Photography and Commercial Art 30commercial art
Computer Science and Engineering26computer and info science, webmastering, data processing tech, computer programming
Science24biology, cell biology, ecology, chemistry
Fine Arts 20fine arts studies
Security and Law Enforcement 16criminal justice and administration
Music14music performance
Family and Social Work13 social work
Mathematics5 mathematics
Religion and Philosophy3 religion, philosophy
Art Studies1 visual and performing arts

Contact: St. Rose

The College of Saint Rose

432 Western Ave

Albany, NY 12203-1490

General Phone: (518) 454-5111


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