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Adams State College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Colorado

Description

Adams State College is a public liberal arts college located in Alamosa, Colorado. The 90-acre campus sits in the San Luis Valley surrounded by stunning natural beauty. The city of Pueblo is about two hours to the northeast. Adams State students can choose from 16 majors and 28 minors. Business is the most popular among undergraduates, and education and counseling dominate at the master's level. Academics are supported by an 18 to 1 student faculty ratio, and professors serve as students' academic advisors. Student life is active with over 40 clubs and organizations. On the athletic front, the Adams State Grizzlies compete in the NCAA Division II Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The college fields nine men's and nine women's intercollegiate sports.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Business, Government, Physical Education, Psychology, Sociology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2920
Total Grad Students: 427
Undergraduate Students: 2493
Faculty: 111

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 26:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 22:1

Percent Male: 44%
Percent Female: 56%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 11%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 27%

Transfer-Out Rate
22

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
208 Edgemont Blvd
Alamosa Colorado 81102

Website: http://www.adams.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 719-587-7011

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Eric Carpio
Director, Admissions
(719) 587-7802
ecarpio@adams.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
A minimum GPA of 2.30 is recommended.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Adams State will accept work in which grades of A, B, C, P (pass), CR (credit) and S were earned for transfer credit. Courses with a grade of D are not accepted for transfer unless the course is an integral part of an associates degree.

Credits (Min/Max):
There is no limit to the number of transfer hours accepted. However, students are required to complete a minimum of 30 institutional hours to obtain a BA or BS degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
Official ACT or SAT scores are required of transfer students with less than 13 transferable credits.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Transfer students with a cumulative grade point average below 2.30 will be considered on an individual basis and are strongly encouraged to submit letter(s) of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
If you have less than a 2.30 GPA, you are strongly encouraged to submit a personal statement.

Application Fee:
There is a non-refundable, $30.00 application fee.

Other Requirements:
Transfer students with less than 13 transferable credits will be considered for admission based on prior transfer work, as well as first-time freshman admissions requirements.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.adams.edu/admissions/apply_online/apply_online.php

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 17 22
English 16 23
Math 16 23
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 430 550
Math 450 550
Writing 410 520

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 599

Transfers Accepted: 388

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 65%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 55%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: 10%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 1314

Other Expenses: 2565

Room and Board: 7731

Tuition and Fees: 15875

Total Cost: 27485

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 5627

Total Cost – In-State: 17237

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Our financial aid office can help you afford Adams State's top-notch education. About 91% of our full-time students qualify for financial aid. The average award is around $5,300.

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Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants: 5896

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 5744

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 94%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 94%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 66%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

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Albertus Magnus College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Connecticut

Description

Albertus Magnus College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college located on a 50-acre campus in the Prospect Hill neighborhood of New Haven, Connecticut. Boston and New York City are both easily accessible by road and rail. The college has approximately 500 traditional full-time undergraduates, and a larger population of continuing education and graduate students. The college offers over 50 undergraduate academic programs (majors, minors and concentrations) and six graduate programs. Business administration is by far the most popular undergraduate major, and Albertus Magnus academics are supported by 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Students come from eight states and two foreign countries, and they can participate in about 25 different clubs and organizations. In athletics, the Albertus Magnus Falcons compete in the NCAA Division III Great Northeast Athletic Conference. The college fields six men's and six women's intercollegiate sports.

Most Popular Majors

Business Administration, Criminal Justice, English, Psychology, Sociology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2129
Total Grad Students: 558
Undergraduate Students: 1571
Faculty: 38

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 56:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 41:1

Percent Male: 32%
Percent Female: 68%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 39%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 52%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
700 Prospect St
New Haven Connecticut 6511

Website: http://www.albertus.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 203-773-8550

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Office of Admissions
203.773.8501
admissions@albertus.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Albertus Magnus College does not publish a requirement for a minimum GPA, but assume the higher your GPA the better your chances are for admission.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Albertus Magnus College will transfer credits received from fully accredited colleges and universities where the student received grades of C or better.

Credits (Min/Max):
A maximum of 90 credits is transferable from an accredited four-year college for work done satisfactorily (C or better). A maximum of 64 credits is transferable from junior and community colleges. B.F.A. students may transfer an additional 9 credits.

Test Scores for Applying:
If you are applying with less than 60 transferable credits we also require an official standardized test scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
At least one letter of academic recommendation from a professor or academic advisor who is familiar with the applicant's academic ability and potential.

Essay(s) required:
Must submit an essay or personal statement for admission consideration.

Application Fee:
A non-refundable application fee of thirty-five ($35) dollars.

Other Requirements:
Suggested information includes any additional information the student chooses to include as support for his or her application such as a portfolio or resume.

Fall Deadline:
Rolling Admission

Spring Deadline:
Rolling Admission

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.albertus.edu/bachelors-degrees/apply-for-admission/index.php

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 425 460
Math 430 440
Writing 440 455

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 87%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -87%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 984

Other Expenses: 5282

Room and Board: 11088

Tuition and Fees: 26294

Total Cost: 43648

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Albertus Magnus College seeks to make it possible for every student accepted for admission to attend the College by providing financial aid. Assistance is available in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, and student employment.

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Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants: 13405

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 8164

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 92%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 89%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 84%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

Albany State University

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Georgia

Description

Albany State University, a historically black institution in Southwest Georgia, has been a catalyst for change in the region from its inception as the Albany Bible and Manual Training Institute to its designation as a university. A leader in teacher education, nursing, criminal justice, business, public administration and the sciences, Albany State provides a comprehensive educational experience with quality instruction as the hallmark of all its academic programs. The University embraces the concept of "students first" as a core institutional value.

Most Popular Majors

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 4176
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 142

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 29:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

Percent Male: %
Percent Female: %

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: %

Six-Year Graduation Rate: %

Transfer-Out Rate

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Contact Information

Address:
504 College Drive
Albany Georgia 31705

Website: http://www.asurams.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 229-430-4600

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Counselor, Enrollment Services
(866) 579-3498
enrollmentservices@asurams.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:
Dr. Richard Williams
Director, Athletics
(299) 430-4763

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
The minimum GPA requirement for transfer admission is a 2.22.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
The minimum grade required for transfer credit is a C.

Credits (Min/Max):
A max of 90 semester hours from an accredited senior college may be applied to the program in which applicants desire enrollment. If you have completed the core requirements in a transfer program in another unit of the USG, you will receive full credit.

Test Scores for Applying:
The submission of official SAT/ACT test scores is required if you have less than 30 credit hours.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Albany State does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
Albany State does not publish a requirement for the submission of an essay or personal statement for admission consideration.

Application Fee:
There is no application fee.

Other Requirements:
Print out the application agreement statement when finished with your online application and mail it the address noted on the application site.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://secure.gacollege411.org/Applications/USG_Common_App_Short/apply.html?application_id=2871

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading
Math
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

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Transfers Accepted:

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: %

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: %

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books:

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Tuition and Fees:

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Financial Aid

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Own Financial Aid Form?

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Special Programs

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Alcorn State University

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Mississippi

Description

Alcorn State University is a public university located on the western edge of Mississippi, about an hour and a half southwest of Jackson. The extensive 1,700-acre campus features lakes, trails, and woodlands. The School of Business and School of Nursing are located on a separate campus in Natchez. Founded in 1871, Alcorn State is a historically black university that has the distinction of being Mississippi's first public institution of higher education for African Americans. Today, the sciences and professional fields are particularly popular among undergraduates. The curriculum is supported by a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio. On the athletic front, the Alcorn State Braves compete in the NCAA Division I Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). The university fields seven men's and eight women's Division I sports.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Elementary Education, Nursing, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 3252
Total Grad Students: 272
Undergraduate Students: 2980
Faculty: 177

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 18:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 17:1

Percent Male: 34%
Percent Female: 66%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 22%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 38%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
1000 ASU Drive
Alcorn Mississippi 39096

Website: http://www.alcorn.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 601-877-6100

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Emanuel Barnes
Director, Office of Admissions
601-877-6147
ebarnes@alcorn.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:
Debra Davis
601-877-6501
blkdebbie@yahoo.com

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
There is a minimum GPA requirement of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale) for transfer admission consideration.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Transferred courses with "D" (1.00) will not apply for credit.

Credits (Min/Max):
Alcorn State does not publish minimum or maximum transfer credit requirements.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT/ACT scores are required if applying with less than 24 credits.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Alcorn State does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
Alcorn State does not publish a requirement for the submission of an essay or personal statement.

Application Fee:
Alcorn State does not publish an application fee.

Other Requirements:
You must have an overall average of "C" and the following required 24 semester hours: 6 semester hours English Composition; 3 semester hours College Algebra or above; 6 semester hours Laboratory Science; and 9 semester hours Transferable Electives.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.alcorn.edu/offices/Admissions/Default.aspx?id=369

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 16 19
English 15 20
Math 16 18
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 390 470
Math 400 520
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 36%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -36%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 1452

Other Expenses: 4884

Room and Board: 7592

Tuition and Fees:

Total Cost:

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 5247

Total Cost – In-State: 19189

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Transfer Scholarships - Community College Transfer Graduates Scholarships. For Financial Aid, begin by completing a FAFSA. Contact the Financial Aid Office at 601-877-6190.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 5668

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 58%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 58%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 51%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

Agnes Scott College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Georgia

Description

Agnes Scott is a private women's college in Decatur, Georgia. Atlanta is a mere six miles away, and public transportation is available a few blocks from campus. Agnes Scott College has received accolades for the beauty of its campus and the quality of residential living. The school also boasts a robust honor code, a diverse student body, a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, and a 9:1 student / faculty ratio. It's worth noting that the overall price tag is about $10,000 less than other top women's colleges such as Bryn Mawr and Mount Holyoke, and Agnes Scott does a great job on the financial aid front.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Creative Writing, Economics, English, History, International Relations, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 832
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: 892
Faculty: 84

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 10:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 11:1

Percent Male: 1%
Percent Female: 99%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 60%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 67%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
141 East College Ave
Decatur Georgia 30030

Website: http://www.agnesscott.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 404-471-1600

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Alvanita Negron
Associate Director, Admissions
(404) 471-6287
anegron@agnesscott.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Marilyn Hammond
Director of International Admission, Admissions
(404) 471-6485
mhammond@agnesscott.edu

Athletics Contact:
Joeleen Aikin
Director, Athletics
(404) 471-6170
jakin@agnesscott.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for transfer. Grades for transfer credit are not factored into a student's ASC point average.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Transfer credit is given for grades of C- or better. No credit is given for academic courses with pass/fail or satisfactory/unsatisfactory grades. Transfer credit must be approved by the registrar's office.

Credits (Min/Max):
A maximum of 64 academic and two physical education transfer credit hours may be applied toward an Agnes Scott degree. A student must earn a minimum of 64 hours in ASC academic courses toward the 128 hours required for the Agnes Scott degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
Agnes Scott requires you submit either your official SAT or ACT scores; a writing sample with teacher comments and grade; or an evaluative interview with an Agnes Scott admission counselor.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
ASC requires both a College Instructor Evaluation and a College Official's Report form be completed and submitted with your application.

Essay(s) required:
A personal essay addressing your reasons for transferring and the objectives you hope to achieve is required with the application.

Application Fee:

Other Requirements:
Agnes Scott has a supplement to the application that must be completed.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/default.aspx

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 22 28
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 520 680
Math 500 610
Writing 520 660

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 77

Transfers Accepted: 35

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 45%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 46%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -1%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2009

Costs

Books: 1000

Other Expenses: 1000

Room and Board: 10150

Tuition and Fees: 32195

Total Cost: 44345

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Transfer students are eligible for some merit-based scholarships and need-based aid offered to first-year students. To apply for ASG financial awards as well as federal aid, file the FAFSA at least two months before the start of the semester.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants: 22870

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6324

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 61%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information