Saint Michael's College
Colchester, VT 05439


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,226
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Students with disability 10%
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 2,031 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)

Saint Michael's College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 5,013 applications and 3,860 students were granted admission. Saint Michael's College is at the #75 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, Saint Michael's College's tuition was $41,650 for all students regardless of residency (55.5% 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
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Saint Michael's College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 14% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,133 (which is 6.1% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Saint Michael's College in 2016-2017, was 375, which is 81% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,542 (which is 11% above 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, Saint Michael's College has enrolled a total of 2,226 students (1,907 students full-time and 319 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,226 students, 34 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and 1,902 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 324 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 4 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 84%

Non-resident alien: 5%

Hispanic: 4%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Black/African American: 2%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Saint Michael's 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
Education 32% 103
Social Sciences 13% 40
Psychology 5% 17
Natural Resources And Conservation 4% 12
Philosophy And Religious Studies 3% 10
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 3% 10
Visual And Performing Arts 3% 8
History 3% 8
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 3% 8
Engineering 2% 6

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 Saint Michael's 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.

Campus Location

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