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Siena College

Loudonville, NY 4-Year Private

About Siena College

Siena College is a private, religous school located in the suburban setting of Loudonville, NY, less than an hour from Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area, NY.

Founded in 1937, Siena College currently enrolls around 3,428 students a year, including 3,300 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Siena College's endowment was valued at $139,605,938 in 2021. The school spends $10,391 for each full-time student enrolled.

2021 Admissions Facts About Siena College

Acceptance rate: 81%

Average GPA: 3.5

Mean ACT score: 25

Mean SAT score: 1151

Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: February 15

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: March 15

Siena College Acceptance Rate

Around 81 percent of all applicants are admitted to Siena College each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at Siena College is 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. The mean composite SAT score is 1151. The mean ACT scores is 25.

In 2021, 451 applicants were waitlisted and 7 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Siena College a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 709 students who started at Siena College as first-time freshman, 539 graduate within four years.

Around 81 percent of students who started at Siena 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 percent for public schools and 67 percent 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. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $41,265 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Siena College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Siena College a good school for YOU?

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Siena College's application deadline is February 15. All applicants should hear back from Siena College by March 15.

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College Info

515 Loudon Road Loudonville, NY 12211-1462

Campus Setting: Suburban

Siena College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Siena College is Feb 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Siena College is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Siena College ACT Scores


ACT Range

22 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above


22 to 28


22 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Siena College is 25. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into Siena College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Siena College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1080 - 1260


Math SAT Range

540 - 650


Reading SAT Range

530 - 630

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1260 and Above


1080 to 1260


1080 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Siena College students is 1171. Applicants with SAT scores of 1260 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Siena College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1080 to 1260 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1080 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Siena College.

Siena College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Siena College is like? There are approximately 3,299 students enrolled at Siena College, including 3,191 undergraduate students and 108 graduate students. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 82% percent are from NY and 18% percent of students are from other states.


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