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Utica College
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  • 4 Year
  • UTICA, NY

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Report Card

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

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Utica is an above-average private college located in Utica, New York. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,824 undergraduate students. The Utica acceptance rate is 87%. Popular majors include Nursing, Homeland Security and Disaster Management, and Health Service Preparatory Studies. Graduating 54% of students, Utica alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,400.

About

1600 BURRSTONE RD
UTICA, NY 13502
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Empire 8 Athletic Conference

Utica College Rankings

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

Utica Admissions

Acceptance Rate
87%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
830-1050
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes
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Cost

Net Price
$22,474 / 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
$10,681 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 41 responses
62%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 45 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 46 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
10
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
3
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
7
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    21%
  • On Campus
    48%
  • Online
    32%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,824 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
664
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
44%
Varsity Athletes
22%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 35 responses
  • There are a variety of people
    60%
  • Typical
    20%
  • Interesting
    11%
  • Black New York City students
    3%
  • Different
    3%
  • Ignorant
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
72%
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 51 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 62 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 38 responses
  • Small
    34%
  • It's Utica
    32%
  • Adverage. 3000 students
    18%
  • BEST
    11%
  • Fast-paced
    3%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
54%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 36 responses

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