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Anna Maria College
Anna Maria College 50 Sunset Lane Paxton, MA 01612 Phone: (508) 849-3300
  • General Information
    About Anna Maria College

    Anna Maria College, a Catholic institution of higher education, recognizes its obligation to serve its immediate community, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts , the nation, and the world through the provision of education, the preservation of learning, and the sponsorship of research. Rooted in the Roman Catholic tradition of higher education, Anna Maria College is maintained and operated in conformity with the values of the Judeo-Christian tradition and in keeping with the ideals of its foundresses, the Sisters of Saint Anne. These ideals, which reflect the development of the total human being, also include increasing access to quality education, educational innovation, and respect for practical skills. Specifically, Anna Maria College sees its mission to be that of fostering in its students intellectual involvement, career preparation, social awareness, dedication to justice and peace, religious and moral sensitivity, and a lifestyle capable of sustaining these within balance. In addition, the College is committed to nurturing the development of a sense of respect for oneself and for others, as well as a sense of responsibility to society and the world. To effect this mission, the College offers its undergraduate students a program integrating a liberal arts education and strong career preparation. To its graduate students, the College offers an education fostering high standards of personal development and professional achievement, as well as a mature sense of responsibility. In fulfilling its role as an institution of higher education, Anna Maria College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, disability, ethnic background, or socio-economic status in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarships, loan programs, and other College administered programs.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Air Force)
    • Teacher certification
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    Credit Accepted
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of transfer credits are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Roman Catholic
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Postbaccalaureate certificate
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
      Disability Services Student
      • 3% or Less
    • Admission
      Total Applicants 2,042
      Percent Admitted 71%
      Men Admitted 72%
      Women Admitted 69%
      Full Time Retention Rate 62%
    • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

      •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
        Critical Reading 380 485
        Math 380 490
      •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
        Composite 16 20
    • Student Demographics
      Total Enrolled 1,570
      Native American 9
      Asian 15
      African American 75
      Hispanic 61
      Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 888
      Enrolled FullTime Graduates 252

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