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Saint Anselm College Academics

Saint Anselm College requires at least 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program at Saint Anselm College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits.

Saint Anselm College does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Saint Anselm College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Around 84% of students who started college at Saint Anselm College graduate within six years.

Saint Anselm College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Are Required at Saint Anselm College?

Saint Anselm College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a lanuage requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at Saint Anselm College

When choosing a major, Saint Anselm College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Saint Anselm College below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.

Does Saint Anselm College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

Saint Anselm College offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Saint Anselm College Have An Online Program?

Saint Anselm College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Saint Anselm College Offer Credit for AP Classes?

Saint Anselm College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Saint Anselm College Have An Honors Program?

Saint Anselm College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Saint Anselm College Require Internships?

Saint Anselm College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Saint Anselm College has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Saint Anselm College include: - an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus - an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

Dual Degree Programs at Saint Anselm College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Saint Anselm College offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with University of Massachusetts Lowell, The Catholic University of America, University of Notre Dame and Manhattan College - Pharmacy, optometry, physical therapy, physician assistant with Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

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Saint Anselm College Majors & Subject Areas

Environmental Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
German Studies
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Computer Science
Elementary Education and Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
French Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Conservation Biology
Mathematics, General
Biological and Physical Sciences
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
Theology/Theological Studies
Chemistry, General
Forensic Chemistry
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Social Work
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Finance, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
History, General

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