Anna Maria College
Paxton, MA 01612-1198


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,386
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Students with disability 15%
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 711 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Anna Maria College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,631 applications and 1,349 students were granted admission. Anna Maria College is at the #81 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Anna Maria College's tuition was $33,840 for all students regardless of residency (26.3% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Anna Maria College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 50% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,988 (which is 9.4% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Anna Maria College in 2016-2017, was 208, which is 90% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,699 (which is 3.3% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Anna Maria College has enrolled a total of 1,386 students (833 students full-time and 553 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,386 students, 45 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and 1,060 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 326 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 465 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 66%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 11%

Black/African American: 11%

Hispanic: 9%

Asian: 1%

Two or more races: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Anna Maria College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 40% 255 0
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 16% 99 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 5% 31 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 4% 28 0
Education 4% 27 0
Visual And Performing Arts 3% 17
Natural Resources And Conservation 1% 8
Psychology 1% 7
Theology And Religious Vocations 0% 3
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 0% 2

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Anna Maria College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Anna Maria College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $31,500. Last year, out of the total 388 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 388 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 286 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 257 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $31,500 $42,900
Employment Rate 100% 90%
Total Graduates 388 286

Campus Location

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