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Saint Anselm College
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  • 4 Year
  • MANCHESTER, NH

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade B minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade A+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Saint Anselm is a private, Catholic college located in Goffstown, New Hampshire in the Manchester Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,014 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Saint Anselm acceptance rate is 75%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Criminology. Graduating 78% of students, Saint Anselm alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $49,000.

About

100 SAINT ANSELM DRIVE
MANCHESTER, NH 03102
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northeast-10 Conference

Saint Anselm College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Saint Anselm Admissions

Acceptance Rate
75%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1140-1300
ACT Range
23-29
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$34,164 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$24,812 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 32 responses
49%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 37 responses
41%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 37 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,014 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
19
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
12%
Varsity Athletes
23%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Everyone is family but it's very preppy.
    35%
  • Everyone is family.
    23%
  • Friendly and hardworking
    12%
  • New England, Irish/Italian Catholic, Middle class.
    12%
  • Preppy, Rich, Snobby, Sticks to one friend group
    12%
  • Great people very respectful
    4%
  • Nerdy
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
97%
Poll
43%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 37 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 51 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Challenging but worthwhile
    46%
  • Excellent
    18%
  • They call it Saint C's
    14%
  • Home away from home
    7%
  • One of the most challenging colleges
    7%
  • Strict
    4%
  • Underrated
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$58,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
78%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
98%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 24 responses

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