Saint Anselm College Rankings

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#2861 of 14,160In the World
#838 of 2,624In North America
#771 of 2,523In the United States
#5 of 17In New Hampshire
#2 of 4In Manchester
#893 of 1,003For Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
#2745 of 5,152For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
75%
Average SAT
1220
Average ACT
26
Avg. cost to attend
$34,164 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
2,033
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Saint Anselm College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate75%80%72%
Applicants3,7401,4272,313
Admissions2,8111,1461,665
Freshmen enrolled full time509187322

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
286 or 56%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1140
or below

75% of them
had 1300
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Saint Anselm College are 1140-1300 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
40 or 8%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 23
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Saint Anselm College are 23-29 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1754 (86%)
Hispanic92 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown79 (4%)
Two or more races40 (2%)
Black or African American32 (2%)
Asian24 (1%)
Nonresident Alien10 (0.5%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$34,164/year
Average aid awarded
$24,812
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$17,715
$30-48K$22,312
$48-75K$25,131
$75-110K$29,961
$110K+$36,781

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$40,500
Tuition in-state$40,500
Tuition out-of-state$40,500
Fee in-district$1,300
Fee in-state$1,300
Fee out-of-state$1,300

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,923
Combined charge for room and board$14,750

Saint Anselm College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse69
Business & Commerce, General42
Criminology35
Psychology, General31
Speech Communication and Rhetoric23
Political Science and Government, General23
Biology & Biological Sciences, General19
History, General18
Finance, General17
English Language and Literature, General16
Elementary Education and Teaching15
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin14
Biological and Physical Sciences12
Forensic Chemistry10
Computer Science9
International Relations and Affairs8
Mathematics, General8
Accounting7
Economics, General7
Marketing & Marketing Management, General7
Sociology6
Pre-Engineering4
Art & Art Studies, General4
Social Work4
International Business & Trade & Commerce3
Conservation Biology3
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution3
Biochemistry2
Spanish Language and Literature2
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics2
Humanities & Humanistic Studies2
Chemistry, General2
Philosophy2
Theology & Theological Studies1
Grand Total430
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate78%72%82%
  • Full-time retention rate - 89%

Publications & Citations

Publications
614
Citations
6,841

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
240 / 1,331
Medicine
120 / 3,029
Psychology
80 / 1,865
Biology
54 / 1,204
Business
50 / 513
Political Science
47 / 51
Philosophy
47 / 52
Physics
46 / 733
Computer Science
45 / 931
History
44 / 46
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
44 / 10
Art & Design
39 / 196
Economics
38 / 30
Environmental Science
34 / 1,006
Sociology
34 / 123
Nursing
33 / 589
Engineering
33 / 480
Child Psychology
23 / 719
Social Psychology
22 / 204
Classics and Ancient History
22 / 5
Health Science
21 / 275
Demography
21 / 558
Chemistry
20 / 240
Mathematics
20 / 37
Ecology
18 / 515
Law
16 / 25
Zoology
14 / 173
Gender Studies
13 / 136
Political Economy
13 / 2
Materials Science
13 / 125
Healthcare Management (MHA)
12 / 176
Art History
12 / 2
Psychiatry
12 / 313
Quantum and Particle physics
11 / 82
Clinical Psychology
11 / 348
Criminology and Criminal Justice
11 / 10
Theoretical Physics
10 / 31
Public Policy / Administration
9 / 17
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
9 / 164
Anatomy and Physiology
9 / 515

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199076
1991210
1992717
1993519
19941120
1995724
1996836
1997821
19981148
19991262
20001166
2001865
200211102
20031499
20048128
200514137
200618177
200718189
200813205
200917226
201038268
201122315
201220366
201323515
201423447
201551512
201631402
201731488
201838415
201935497
202046607

Saint Anselm College alumni

  1. Jim McDonnell

    Photo
    Jim McDonnell
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Biography

    James McDonnell is the former sheriff of Los Angeles County. McDonnell was elected as L.A. County's 32nd sheriff on November 4, 2014, defeating former Undersheriff Paul Tanaka. He replaced interim sheriff John Scott on December 1, 2014. Scott replaced former sheriff Lee Baca (who is also in federal prison). Previously, McDonnell served as the Chief of Police in Long Beach, California and before that in the Los Angeles Police Department. McDonnell was defeated in 2018 by Alex Villanueva.

  2. Thomas J. Dodd

    Photo
    Thomas J. Dodd
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1907-1971 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Thomas Joseph Dodd was an American attorney and diplomat who served as a United States Senator and Representative from Connecticut. He is the father of former U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd and Thomas J. Dodd, Jr., who served as the United States Ambassador to Uruguay from 1993 to 1997 and to Costa Rica from 1997 to 2001.

  3. Jay Larson

    Photo
    Jay Larson
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Jason "Jay" Larson is an American comedian, actor, and writer. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

  4. Gérald Lacroix

    Photo
    Gérald Lacroix
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Gérald Cyprien Lacroix is the current Archbishop of Quebec and Primate of Canada since his appointment by Pope Benedict XVI on 22 February 2011. He has been a cardinal since 22 February 2014. He was previously Auxiliary Bishop of Quebec.

General info

Alternative namesSAC
Founded1889
MottoInitium Sapientiae Timor Domini
Fear of the Lord is the beginning of Wisdom (Psalm 111:10)
Colorsnavy, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff608
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address100 Saint Anselm Drive
Manchester, New Hampshire, 03102-1310
United States
City population110,000
Phone6036417000
Fax+1 (603) 641 7550

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