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About Saint Michael's College

At St. Mike’s, we put great thought and care into what our students learn, and how they learn it. Whether you’re studying the environment, the global economy, new media, psychology, biochemistry, world religions or accounting, you’ll be taught by expert faculty who will mentor you, illuminate your career and life paths, nurture your talents and challenge you to explore your values. Choose from more than 40 majors; each is grounded in a meaningful liberal studies curriculum. That means you’re going to learn about our world, past, present and future. You’ll study things you’ll need four years from now, and things you’ll recall 20 years from now. You’ll critically examine issues, solve abstract and concrete problems, and think for yourself, while keeping others in mind. A Saint Michael’s education is a four-year experience that will change the way you see and care for the world.

Saint Michael's College is a private, religious school in an suburban setting in Colchester, Vermont. Saint Michael's College was founded in 1904 and now enrolls around 1,724 students a year, including 1,537 undergrads.

Saint Michael's College offers housing for up to 1,700 students. The majority of students live on-campusand first year-students are required to live in on-campus housing..Each weekend, 0% of students stay on-campus..

Saint Michael's College's endowment was valued at $77,654,939 in 2021. The institution spends around $11,482 for each full-time student enrolled. Saint Michael's College employs one full-time professor for every 11.4 undergrads enrolled.

2021 Saint Michael's College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 88%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 88%
Average GPA 3.3
Mean ACT score 26
Mean SAT score 1204
Tuition $46,590

Saint Michael's College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

The deadline to apply regular decision to Saint Michael's College for Fall 2022 is February 1. All regular decision applicants should hear back from Saint Michael's College by April 1.

Saint Michael's College Early Admission

Saint Michael's College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Mark Your Calendar!

The deadline to apply early to Saint Michael's College is on November 1, 2021, which is coming up soon!
Saint Michael's College admits 88% of students that apply early action.

2021 Acceptance Rate for Saint Michael's College

It is moderately difficult to get into Saint Michael's College. Saint Michael's College admitted 88% of all applicants in 2021. Last year, 3,184 students applied to Saint Michael's College and 2,796 were admitted. ### Saint Michael's College Waitlist 2021

Saint Michael's College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Saint Michael's College?

Saint Michael's College is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Saint Michael's College, applicants must submit the following items.

Saint Michael's College Application Requirements

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Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 3
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1 3
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Test Scores for Saint Michael's College

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale. The mean SAT scores for students who get into Saint Michael's College is 1204. The mean ACT score for Saint Michael's College students is 26.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Saint Michael's College.

Saint Michael's College Waitlist 2021

Saint Michael's College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

Is Saint Michael's College Test Optional?

Saint Michael's College is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 47% submitted the SAT. 7% submitted the ACT.

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Does Saint Michael's College Have Student Housing?

Yes! Saint Michael's College provides on-campus housing for up to 1,700 students.

Saint Michael's College students are active in the school's Student Association (governing board), Mobilization of Volunteer Efforts (MOVE) and Wilderness Program. Jib Fest (fall), Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation (winter), and and Academic Symposium (spring) are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Saint Michael's College.

Financial Aid at Saint Michael's College

Saint Michael's College meets 82% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $39,549 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do..

Is Saint Michael's College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a university is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Saint Michael's College

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Saint Michael's College, around 86% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 573 students who started at Saint Michael's College as first-time freshman, 410 graduate within four years.

Around 74% of students who started at Saint Michael's College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 70 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Recent grads have an average starting salary of $40,000 a year. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $38,465 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Saint Michael's College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Saint Michael's College a good school for you?

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Where is Saint Michael's College Located?

Saint Michael's College is located in the suburban setting of Colchester, Vermont, less than an hour from Montreal.

If you want to see Saint Michael's College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 89 to Colchester, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Burlington International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Saint Michael's College and Colchester are like without leaving home.

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College Info

Saint Michael's College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Saint Michael's College is Feb 1.

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Wondering what life at Saint Michael's College is like? There are approximately 1,724 students enrolled at Saint Michael's College, including 1,537 undergraduate students and 187 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 19% percent are from VT and 81% percent of students are from other states.


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