Saint Michael's College

Colchester, VT, USA
3.74 Average Rating

Saint Michael's College is a private liberal arts institution affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. The campus is based in suburbian Colchester, Vermont, and has “selective” admissions. The college was named the first fair trade school in the state and has cultivated sustainable initiatives, including growing an organic garden, installing dual flush handles for toilets, and advocating on behalf of global climate change. Saint Michael’s offers study abroad programs on six continents in places such as Austria, Bhutan, New Zealand, and Croatia.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
85%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2019
Other December 14, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
14%
Out-Of-State Students
83%
17%
Submitting ACT
50%
Submitting SAT
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
2,077
Total Number of Undergrads
1,792
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
59%
20-39 Students
37%
40-99 Students
2%
0
100
71%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
78%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$31,997
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$45,375
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$45,375
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$12,220
Books and Supplies
$1200

Aid & Grants

0
100
77%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$23,373
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,666
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$22,292

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
64%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$9,149
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$27,384
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$291
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
44%
56%
Student Organizations
50
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

0
100
95%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Purple Knights
School Colors
Purple/Gold
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Boston
Burlington
New York
Portland
Washington
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
71%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$50,800
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What Students Are Saying

3.74 Average Rating
Saint Michael's College has proved to be the perfect college for me. The small class sizes, friendly students, and caring & involved professors have made the transition to college life very easy and enjoyable. Living in the beautiful
Laura from RIVERSIDE, RI
Saint Michael's College is a great place to receive a liberal arts education. There is a huge focus on the school community and you will never feel like a number. Despite the smaller size, you will be faced with amazing opportunities during your time there.
First Year
Happiest school that I know of! Professors are great and everyone here really enjoys what they're taking out of the classroom. I've never met a person who didn't like St. Mikes!
Dennis from Madison, CT
The professors are really awesome! The dorms are not bad at all and if you are an Honors Student - the housing is amazing! The food is pretty good too. I love it here!
Jacqueline from Graniteville, VT

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