The College of Saint Rose is a progressive community of scholars focused on gaining knowledge and applying what they’ve learned to make the world around them better. Located in the heart of Albany, the New York state capital, Saint Rose offers a private, independent, coeducational college experience in a vibrant urban setting.
With approximately 4,500 full- and part-time students, Saint Rose has a diverse offering of undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs geared toward both traditional students and working professionals. We combine rigorous studies in the liberal arts and sciences with limitless opportunities for internships, undergraduate research and study abroad as well as opportunities for students to engage in meaningful community service.
- Total enrollment: 4,500
- Undergraduate enrollment: 3,000
- Graduate enrollment: 1,500
- International Student Enrollment: 243
- Faculty-student ratio: 1:14
- Faculty: Full-Time: 209, Part-Time: 206
- Number of countries represented on campus: 46
- Top five countries represented on campus: India, Saudi Arabia, Canada, China, United Kingdom
English as a Second Language Program and Services
Does your institution have an Intensive English Program?
Can your institution issue an I-20 Certificate of Eligibility for F-1 Student Status to a student who has been admitted only to the Intensive English Program?
Does your institution provide courses of English as a Second Language to admitted students?
Does your institution conditionally admit students to degree programs if they have not met the English proficiency requirement?
International Student Housing Options
Is on-campus housing available for international students?
Yes, Campus housing is available to all undergraduate students. A limited number of graduate housing placements are also available.
- University College Cork, Ireland
- Paris School of Business, France
- University of Social Sciences and Humanties (SWPS), Poland
First Year, Transfer, and Graduate Students
International students seeking to enroll as first-time undergraduates
International students seeking to transfer into one of your institution’s undergraduate programs
Graduate admission requirements for international students
Does your institution issue I-20 for F-1 visa status and/or DS-2019 for J-1 visa status?
I-20 and DS-2019
Cost of Attendance and Financial Assistance for International Students
Full-Time: $29,656 (2016-2017)
Per credit charge: $986 UG / $799 Graduate
Is financial aid available for international students?
Yes. Financial aid is need-based and merit-based. Guaranteed scholarships for undergraduate applicants are explained here: https://www.strose.edu/admissions/first-year-students/tuition-aid/guaranteed-scholarships/.
Student Activities and Campus Life
The Center for International Programs coordinates activities and programs for international students. The Center assists international students with linguistic, cultural, educational and personal adjustments they may be called upon to make. Students on study visas are also provided with guidance on maintaining the appropriate status and documentation.
The Center supports international students with social programs, including lunches and dinners with guest speakers on topics of interest, such as cultural adjustment and tax preparation. It also provides workshops and an international student speaker series open to the College community. The College participates in International Education Week each November and organizes other cultural celebrations. International students also volunteer through the Community Service Office and participate in events offered by the campus-wide Student Association and the Student Events Board.