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The College of Saint Rose is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Albany, New York. The city atmosphere of Albany makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

$34,334 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
82% Acceptance Rate

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The College of Saint Rose Rankings

According to our 2022 analysis, Saint Rose is ranked #22 out of 1,358 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This lands it a coveted spot in the top 5% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #6 out of 85 schools in New York.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Saint Rose has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Best Teaching Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Best Teaching Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Saint Rose.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Best Educational Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Value Student Counseling Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Most Popular Educational Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#38 Best Value Educational Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is The College of Saint Rose?


Contact details for Saint Rose are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 432 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-1490
Phone: 518-454-5111

How Do I Get Into Saint Rose?

You can apply to Saint Rose online at:

Admission Requirements for Saint Rose

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores neither required nor recommended
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Saint Rose?

82% Acceptance Rate
71% Of Accepted Are Women
The acceptance rate at The College of Saint Rose is 82%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 29% of accepted students are men and 71% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 78%, and the acceptance rate for women is 84%.

Can I Afford The College of Saint Rose?

$34,334 Net Price
79% Take Out Loans
5.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Saint Rose is $34,334. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Saint Rose, approximately 79% of students took out student loans averaging $8,186 a year. That adds up to $32,744 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Saint Rose is 5.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

The College of Saint Rose Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,183 Full-Time Undergraduates
67% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,249 undergraduate students at Saint Rose, with 2,183 being full-time and 66 being part-time.


There are also 1,614 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,183 full-time undergraduates at Saint Rose, 33% are male and 67% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of The College of Saint Rose students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 67
Black or African American 356
Hispanic or Latino 132
White 1,171
International Students 63
Other Races/Ethnicities 394

Geographic Diversity

New York students aren't the only ones who study at The College of Saint Rose. At this time, 26 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 44 countries are represented at Saint Rose. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Saudi Arabia, and Canada.

Online Learning at The College of Saint Rose

489 Took All Classes Online
2,786 Took At Least One Class Online
471.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 2,786 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Saint Rose has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 2nd most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Saint Rose

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at The College of Saint Rose was 471.7%. This is the #99 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Saint Rose regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

The College of Saint Rose Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Curriculum & Instruction 0
General Educational Leadership & Administration 0
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration 0
Educational/Instructional Technology 0
Bilingual & Multilingual Education 0
General Special Education 0
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs 0
College Student Counseling & Personnel Services 0
Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services 0
Biology Education 0
English & Language Arts Education 0
Mathematics Education 0
Music Education 0
Reading Teacher Education 0
Social Studies Education 0
Early Childhood Education 0
Elementary Education 0
Secondary Education 0


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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