General Information About Siena College
About the College Founded in 1937, Siena College is a private, Catholic Franciscan, residential, liberal arts college with a student body of about 3,000. Siena College offers 30 degree programs, 45 minors and certificate programs, and professional curricula in teacher preparation/education, pre-medical, pre-law, and social work. The college is organized into three colleges-Liberal Arts, Business and Science. Admission to the College is competitive. Twenty-seven percent of the Class of 2013 was ranked in top ten percent of their high school class. Located in Loudonville, N.Y., the 174-acre, park-like campus is two miles from Albany, the capital of New York State. Excellent facilities include comfortable residence halls, 24-hour computer labs, Standish Library, state-of-the-art Hickey Financial Technology Center, a newly-renovated dining hall and Morrell Science Center. An ideal student-to-faculty ratio of 14-to-1, an average class size of 21, rigorous academics, Division I athletics, intramural sports, and widespread service and advocacy experiences nurture each student’s personal growth and potential for extraordinary achievement. A broad perspective and career preparation is emphasized through internships, study programs and student activities.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army)
- Teacher certification
- Study abroad
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Roman Catholic
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- 2-4 years certificate
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 7,282 Percent Admitted 53% Men Admitted 53% Women Admitted 53% Full Time Retention Rate 89%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 500 590 Math 530 630
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 23 27
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 3,482 Native American 3 Asian 126 African American 76 Hispanic 120 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 3,207 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 30