College Profile

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.


4,500 Total Enrollment
3,000 Undergraduate Enrollment
1,500 Graduate Enrollment
243 International Student Enrollment
1:14 Faculty-Student Ratio
209 Faculty: Full-Time
206 Faculty: Part-Time
46 Countries Represented
Top 5 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.

Collaborative Programs

  • 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

Financial Aid

Is financial aid available for international students?
Yes. Financial aid is need-based and merit-based. Guaranteed scholarships for undergraduate applicants are explained here.

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.



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Visa Information

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 & Financial Assistance

Full-Time: $29,656 (2016-2017)
Per credit charge: $986 UG / $799 Graduate
Fees: $1,036

Major Areas of Study

Arts and Humanities
Arts, Visual, and Performing
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Communications Technologies
Computer and Information Sciences
Counseling and Social Work
Education, Teaching ESL
English Language and Literature
Health and Medicine
Health Sciences
Law and Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies
Math and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Public and Social Services
Public Health
Science, Math, and Technology
Social Sciences


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