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Saint Anselm College Student Life

Saint Anselm College is on a 380-acre campus in a suburban setting in Manchester, New Hampshire, not far from Boston. There are many activities and organizations for Saint Anselm College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Saint Anselm College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Saint Anselm College has a thriving Meelia Center for Community Engagement. In fact, more students participate in Meelia Center for Community Engagement than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Saint Anselm College include Anselmian Abbey Players, Club Sports, Service and Solidarity Mission Trips and Saint Anselm College Crier (School Newspaper).

Saint Anselm College students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Spring Weekend and Family Weekend.

Saint Anselm College Housing

Saint Anselm College offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Saint Anselm College students live on campus. In 2021, 94% of undergrads at Saint Anselm College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 7% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Saint Anselm College. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.Saint Anselm College does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Saint Anselm College Athletics

At Saint Anselm College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Saint Anselm College:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Lacrosse NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Skiing (Downhill) Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Basketball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Ice Hockey NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Soccer NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Tennis NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2

Is Saint Anselm College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Saint Anselm College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Saint Anselm College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Saint Anselm College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Saint Anselm College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Saint Anselm College, take Interstate 93 to Manchester, NH. If you need to fly, book your flight to Manchester-Boston Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New Hampshire you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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Saint Anselm College Students

61%

Women

39%

Men

99%

Full Time

1%

Part Time

26%

In State

74%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

86%

4%

4%

3%

2%

1%

0.30%

0.10%

0.10%

Undergraduate Students

2,019

Non-Resident / International Students

6

Saint Anselm College Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,019

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

76%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$43,910

Out-of-State

$43,910

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 1
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