Anna Maria College

Anna Maria College Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Anna Maria College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Anna Maria College was awarded 90 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is emergency care attendant (EMT ambulance).

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Anna Maria as #812 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Anna Maria held the #1,330 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Anna Maria is also ranked #44 out of 72 schools in Massachusetts.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Anna Maria?

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 86%, Anna Maria College is easier to get into than many other schools. But that doesn't mean you can slack off on your application. Make sure to treat this school like any other when submitting requested materials and documents.

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Anna Maria College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Anna Maria is an impressive 12 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Anna Maria College is 18%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  18 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Anna Maria College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Anna Maria College is 65%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  65 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from Anna Maria have a four-year graduation rate of 34%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  34 out of 100

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Anna Maria College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,126 undergraduates at Anna Maria with 960 being full-time and 166 being part-time.

How Much Does Anna Maria College Cost?

The overall average net price of Anna Maria is $24,626. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Anna Maria

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$21,602 $21,222 $24,183 $26,404 $29,174

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Anna Maria, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Anna Maria, approximately 81% of students took out student loans averaging $10,808 a year. That adds up to $43,232 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Anna Maria is 6.8%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Anna Maria Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Anna Maria make around $44,800 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for Anna Maria students since it is 13% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of Anna Maria College

Anna Maria College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Paxton, Massachusetts. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

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Contact details for Anna Maria are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 50 Sunset Lane, Paxton, MA 01612-1198
Phone: 508-849-3300

Anna Maria College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 35 majors graduated from Anna Maria College. Of these students, 228 received undergraduate degrees and 159 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Fire Protection 68 $71,015
Nursing 42 $73,195
Criminal Justice & Corrections 19 $27,642
Community Organization & Advocacy 16 NA
Social Work 16 NA
General Psychology 11 NA
Health Sciences & Services 7 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 6 NA
Marketing 6 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 4 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Anna Maria College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Anna Maria

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 321 students took at least one online class at Anna Maria College. This is a decrease from the 352 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 321 321
2018-2019 352 352
2017-2018 380 380
2016-2017 443 443
2015-2016 465 465

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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