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Saint Anselm College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Saint Anselm College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Saint Anselm College Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Saint Anselm College was awarded 33 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is criminology.

Overall Quality

St. Anselm College is ranked #158 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation.

St. Anselm College also holds the #2 spot on the Best Colleges in New Hampshire ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into St. Anselm College?

Acceptance Rate

Saint Anselm College has an acceptance rate of 76%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 57% of students accepted to St. Anselm College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 580 and 650. Math scores were between 560 and 650.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Saint Anselm College  ( 580 to 650 )

SAT Math Scores for Saint Anselm College  ( 560 to 650 )
St. Anselm College received ACT scores from 18% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 24 and 28.

ACT Composite Scores for Saint Anselm College  ( 24 to 28 )

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Saint Anselm College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At St. Anselm College, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 11 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Saint Anselm College is 69%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  69 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Saint Anselm College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 89% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Saint Anselm College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  89 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At St. Anselm College the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 70%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  70 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at St. Anselm College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,033 undergraduates at St. Anselm College with 2,014 being full-time and 19 being part-time.

St. Anselm College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

St. Anselm College scored 58.44 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  58.44 out of 100
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How Much Does Saint Anselm College Cost?

The overall average net price of St. Anselm College is $32,023. 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 St. Anselm College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$17,041 $22,527 $26,743 $28,676 $36,323

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 St. Anselm College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At St. Anselm College, approximately 72% of students took out student loans averaging $8,934 a year. That adds up to $35,736 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at St. Anselm College is 1.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do St. Anselm College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from St. Anselm College make around $58,300 per year during the early years of their employment. This is good news for future St. Anselm College graduates since it is 46% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of Saint Anselm College

Located in Manchester, New Hampshire, Saint Anselm College is a private not-for-profit institution. Manchester is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Contact details for St. Anselm College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 100 Saint Anselm Drive, Manchester, NH 03102-1310
Phone: 603-641-7000

Saint Anselm College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 83 $64,800
General Business/Commerce 44 $46,200
Criminology 41 $38,700
Finance & Financial Management 35 $46,700
General Psychology 34 $34,800
Teacher Education Grade Specific 26 $35,000
Political Science & Government 24 NA
History 24 NA
Communication & Media Studies 24 $40,800
General Biology 19 NA

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

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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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