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Amherst College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Massachusetts

Description

Located in a small town in Western Massachusetts, Amherst usually stands #1 or #2 in rankings of top liberal arts colleges. It is also one of the most selective colleges in the United States. Students can round out the Amherst course offerings with classes from the other excellent schools in the five-college consortium: Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Hampshire College, and University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Amherst has an interesting open curriculum with no distribution requirements, and the college is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Economics, English, History, Political Science, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1697
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 1697
Faculty: 208

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 8:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 8:1

Percent Male: 49%
Percent Female: 51%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 85%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 94%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
Boltwood Avenue
Amherst Massachusetts 1002

Website: http://www.amherst.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 413-542-2000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Admissions
413.542.2328
admission@amherst.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 college grade point average of 3.5 is required for transfer admission consideration.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
The lowest grade earned for any course that may be transferred for credit is a C or higher.

Credits (Min/Max):
A transfer applicant must have a minimum number of 30 credits completed or else must apply as an entering freshman. The Maximum number of credits or courses that may be transferred from a two-year or a four-year institution is 64.

Test Scores for Applying:
Submission of standardized test scores are recommended of all applicants.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Two Transfer College Instructor Evaluations are required.

Essay(s) required:
A Personal Essay of between 250-500 words that addresses your reasons for transferring and the objectives you hope to achieve is required with your application.

Application Fee:
There is a $60 nonrefundable application fee, unless you make a fee waiver request.

Other Requirements:
In addition to the Transfer Common Application, the following must be submitted: Application Supplement, Transfer College Report and Arts/Athletic Supplements (if applicable).

Fall Deadline:
1-Mar

Spring Deadline:
1-Nov

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.amherst.edu/admission/apply

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 30 34
English 31 35
Math 29 34
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 660 760
Math 660 770
Writing 670 770

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 421

Transfers Accepted: 24

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 6%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 13%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -7%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 1000

Other Expenses: 1800

Room and Board: 11200

Tuition and Fees: 42898

Total Cost: 56898

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Amherst meets the full demonstrated need of every admitted student, offers generous scholarships, graduates students debt-free, is need-blind.

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 5459

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 69%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 54%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 18%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

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Anna Maria College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Massachusetts

Description

AMC is a Catholic, co-ed college, located on a beautiful a 180-

acre campus in the heart of New England, just minutes away

from the bustling college town of Worcester and an hour's

drive from Boston, MA.

With the unique blend of our liberal arts and career-oriented

curriculum, AMC offers over 35 academic majors so you can

find one that best fits your future goals.

Most Popular Majors

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1333
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 50

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 27:1
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: %

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Contact Information

Address:
50 Sunset Lane
Paxton Massachusetts 1612

Website: http://www.annamaria.edu

Main Email: admissions@annamaria.edu

Main Phone: 508-849-3360

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Kristan Coffey
Transfer Counselor, Admisions
508-849-3346
kcoffey@annamaria.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:
Dave Shea
Athletic Director, Athletics
508-849-3447
dshea@annamaria.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
2

Minimum Grades for Transfer:

Credits (Min/Max):

Test Scores for Applying:
The minimum combined Math and english SAT scores are 750

Letters of Recommendation Required:

Essay(s) required:

Application Fee:
The application fee is $40.00, but it is waived for on-line applications.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:

Standardized Testing

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

Standardized Testing Notes:

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

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Financial Aid

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Assumption College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Massachusetts

Description

Assumption College is a private, master's-level Catholic college that offers academic programs in the liberal arts, business, and other professional fields. Students can choose from 40 majors and 44 minors. Business, communications, and rehabilitation studies are all popular fields among undergraduates. The college is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, home to many other colleges including WPI, Clark University, and College of the Holy Cross. Student life is active with roughly 60 clubs and organizations. On the athletic front, the Assumption Greyhounds compete in the NCAA Division II Northeast-10 Conference. The college fields ten men's and eleven women's intercollegiate teams.

Most Popular Majors

Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Communications, English, History, Marketing, Organizational Communication, Political Science, Psychology, Rehabilitation Studies

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2876
Total Grad Students: 643
Undergraduate Students: 2233
Faculty: 157

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 18:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1

Percent Male: 40%
Percent Female: 60%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 64%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 66%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
500 Salisbury St.
Worcester Massachusetts 1609

Website: http://www.assumption.edu

Main Email: admiss@assumption.edu

Main Phone: 866-477-7776

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Bro. Richard Gagnon, A.A.
Transfer Counselor, Office of Admissions
1-866-477-7776
rgagnon@assumption.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Mario Silva-Rosa
Director of Admissions, Office of Admissions
866-477-7776
silva@assumption.edu

Athletics Contact:
Ted Paulauskas
Director of Athletics, Athletic Department
508-767-7279
teddyp@assumption.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Transfer applicants should be in good standing, have a GPA of 2.5 or better and have demonstrated the ability to do college-level work at an accredited institution.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
C or better for equivalent courses at Assumption to transfer credits.

Credits (Min/Max):
At least 20 of the 40 semester courses needed to graduate from Assumption must be taken in the undergraduate school or through the Colleges of Worcester Consortium as an Assumption College student.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT or ACT scores are optional.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
One letter of recommendation from a professor at the last college attended or an employer if not presently enrolled in college.

Essay(s) required:
A personal statement about your college education and why attending Assumption College will be of value to you.

Application Fee:
A non-refundable fee of $50.

Other Requirements:
College Official's Report from last school attended. A catalog or catalog Web site address from each college attended.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.assumption.edu/admissions/undergraduate/transfer/applying.aspx

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

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 75%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -75%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 1000

Other Expenses: 1800

Room and Board: 10485

Tuition and Fees: 32545

Total Cost: 45830

Note on Costs:
http://www.assumption.edu/admissions/undergraduate/financialAid/tuitionfees.aspx

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Merit Scholarships of $6,000. to $10,000.are offered based on academic achievement. All transfer applications are reviewed for Merit Scholarships. Students applying for financial aid must complete and submit the FAFSA. Our FAFSA code is 002118.

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 8212

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 97%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 77%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

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Babson College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Massachusetts

Description

Babson College is a private business school located near Wellesley College in the affluent Boston suburb of Wellesley, Massachusetts. All Babson students study business and work towards a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. The curriculum emphasizes leadership and entrepreneurship skills, and all students receive extensive practical, hands-on training. The college has won numerous national awards for its innovative approach to business education. First year students at Babson take a year-long course in which student teams develop, launch and liquidate a for-profit business of their own design.

Most Popular Majors

Business Administration

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 3439
Total Grad Students: 1483
Undergraduate Students: 1956
Faculty: 159

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 22:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 12:1

Percent Male: 57%
Percent Female: 43%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 89%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 91%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:

Wellesley Massachusetts 2457

Website: http://www.babson.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 781-235-1200

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
(800) 488-3696
ugradadmission@babson.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:
The average GPA of admitted students was a 3.6/4.0 scale.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Credit is awarded only for faculty approved courses in which the student has earned a grade of "C" (2.0/4.0) or better.

Credits (Min/Max):
Transfer students must complete at least two years of study at Babson in order to earn their degrees, therefore, the maximum number of transfer credits Babson will award is 63.

Test Scores for Applying:
All applicants who graduated from high school less than five years ago are required to submit their official ACT or SAT score reports.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
We require an official transcript for all secondary schools you have attended. Official college transcripts must be sent from every institution of higher education you have attended.

Essay(s) required:
A 250 word personal statement that will better help us understand you as an individual is required. A statement to your first-year roomate describing what it will be like to live with you and what you are looking forward to most is also required.

Application Fee:
There is a $75 non-refundable application fee.

Other Requirements:
The Mid-Semester Report Form (PDF) is required for all students currently enrolled in college-level classes. Applicants are required to submit syllabi for all college-level courses for which they would like to receive transfer credit.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.babson.edu/undergraduate/admission/transfer-students/Pages/home.aspx

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 26 30
English 25 30
Math 26 31
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 580 680
Math 640 740
Writing 610 700

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 321

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 34%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -34%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 1020

Other Expenses: 1784

Room and Board: 13330

Tuition and Fees: 40400

Total Cost: 56534

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
The Student Financial Services (SFS) staff will be happy to assist you with any aspect of your financial planning for college expenses.

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Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6917

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 55%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 48%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 42%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

Bay Path College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Massachusetts

Description

Most Popular Majors

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1784
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 46

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 39:1
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

Graduation and Retention Data From:

Contact Information

Address:
588 Longmeadow Street
Longmeadow Massachusetts 1106

Website: http://www.baypath.edu

Main Email: admiss@baypath.edu

Main Phone: 413-565-1331

Additional Campuses:
Bay Path College
123 Cambridge Street
Burlington, MA 01803
www.baypath.edu

Bay Path College
242 Sturbridge Road
Charlton, MA 01507
www.baypath.edu

Admissions Contact:
Dawn Bryden
Director of Transfer Admissions, Admissions
800.782.7284, extension 1235
IM Screen Names: DawnBPC2
transfer@baypath.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Sarah Wisnouskas
International Admissions Couselor, Admissions
800.782.7284, extension 1331
admiss@baypath.edu

Athletics Contact:
Steve Smith
Athletic Department, Student Services
800.782.7284, extension 1244
ssmith@baypath.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:

Minimum Grades for Transfer:

Credits (Min/Max):

Test Scores for Applying:

Letters of Recommendation Required:

Essay(s) required:

Application Fee:

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:
Rolling, priority registration by May

Spring Deadline:
Rolling, priority registration by Dec.

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:

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

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: %

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: %

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books:

Other Expenses:

Room and Board:

Tuition and Fees:

Total Cost:

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From:

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Up to $10,000, renewable for up to four years. Phi Theta Kappa scholarships totalling $1,500 annually. Also, transfer students are awarded $2,500 per year that they attend Bay Path towards their Master's degree (some exclusions apply) at Bay Path College.

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Average Amount of Aid – Loans:

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: %

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Special Programs

Notes

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