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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    A+
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    B-
Saint Anselm is an above-average private, Catholic college located in Goffstown, New Hampshire in the Manchester Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,926 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Saint Anselm acceptance rate is 76%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Criminology. Graduating 80% of students, Saint Anselm alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $49,000.
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northeast-10 Conference
Address
100 Saint Anselm Drive
Manchester, NH 03102
Website

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.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
76%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1140-1300
ACT Range
24-28
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

Test Prep

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Cost

Net Price
$31,492/ 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
$23,338/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Academics

Professors
B-
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.35 responses
40%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.35 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,926Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
38
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
16%
Varsity Athletes
23%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 25 responses
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  • Everyone is family but it's very preppy.
    32%
  • Everyone is family.
    20%
  • Friendly and hardworking
    12%
  • New England, Irish/Italian Catholic, Middle class.
    12%
  • Preppy, Rich, Snobby, Sticks to one friend group
    12%
  • Diverse
    4%
  • Great people very respectful
    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.35 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.49 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 26 responses
Report
  • Challenging but worthwhile
    50%
  • Excellent
    19%
  • They call it Saint C's
    15%
  • One of the most challenging colleges
    8%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Strict
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$58,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
80%
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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When visiting Saint Anslem, I greatly enjoyed viewing the campus and the life of college students. I am looking forward to seeing what steps come next in my application process! I hope to be accepted into this school to begin my future degree. The campus is clean, organzied, and values the students present. I hope to discuss my potential presence at Saint Anselm College and potentially be accepted into the school next fall!
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It is a great school! Close community, pretty well oriented within the community via businesses, families, individuals, etc. The curriculum is academically challenging, but there various resources to help with that. The professors are pretty understanding as well as all of the staff.
The academics are challenging. You will have to put in a significant amount of work to do well here, but you will graduate ahead of your peers. Your professors all know you by name and truly care about you. Additionally, there are great opportunities for internships including grants for students in unpaid internships. Saint A's has some of the most genuine and kind people I have ever met. This place is special-- you won't regret making it your home.