College Of Saint Elizabeth

College Of Saint Elizabeth

The College of Saint Elizabeth, or CSE, was established by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth in 1899. This Roman Catholic private liberal arts institute for women is located on a 200-acre wooded campus in Morris County, New Jersey. Men are offered enrollment as part-time students in some programs of study.

The College of Saint Elizabeth awards bachelor's and master's degrees in arts, science, and education, apart from minors and certificate programs in various fields. The academic divisions of CSE include:

  • Center for Catholic Women's History
  • Center for Theological and Spiritual Development
  • Holocaust Education Resource Center
  • School of Graduate and Continuing Studies
  • Women's College

The athletics department of College of Saint Elizabeth fields teams in basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, and volleyball. The teams, known as the Eagles, are members of the North Atlantic Conference and the North Eastern Athletic Conference.

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Contacting College of Saint Elizabeth

College of Saint Elizabeth
2 Convent Rd
Morristown , NJ 07960-6989
General Phone: (973) 290-4000

College of Saint Elizabeth Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching285educational administration, college student counseling, teacher ed, teacher education, education courses
Business and Management92business management
Liberal Arts62American studies, Spanish language, English, English language and literature, international studies, interdisciplinary studies, sociology, history
Nursing and Emergency Medicine47registered nursing
Therapy and Counseling34psychology, counseling psychology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy29dietitian, dietetics and clinical nutrition
Religion and Philosophy26philosophy, theology, theological and ministerial studies, youth ministry
Media19communication studies
Science13biology, biochemistry
Medical Administration8health care administration
Art Studies6art studies
Family and Social Work3food and related services

Number of programs and degrees for College of Saint Elizabeth in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree25119
Master's degree2197
Postbaccalaureate certificate1415
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years173

College of Saint Elizabeth Student Body

In 2007-2008, College of Saint Elizabeth had a total enrollment of 2,044 students (1,382 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Women 100%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 57%
Graduate 43%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 57%
Black 11%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 15%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 12%
20-21 13%
22-24 10%
25-29 14%
30-34 8%
35-39 8%
40-49 19%
50-64 12%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Jersey91%
(International Students)3%
New York1%
North Carolina1%

College of Saint Elizabeth Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 75 %

College of Saint Elizabeth Room and Board (2007)

College of Saint Elizabeth offers campus housing for 400 of its 1,382 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Morristown, New Jersey for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New Jersey Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

College of Saint Elizabeth Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal380490
SAT Math380480
SAT Writing380490

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT96%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended
Other Standardized Testsnot required

College of Saint Elizabeth Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 24,166
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 24,166
Room and board $ 10,690
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 1,912

Financial Aid:
College of Saint Elizabeth participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 260000)

College of Saint Elizabeth Faculty

College of Saint Elizabeth has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year4$76,79017$82,492
Associate professoracademic year10$61,49816$64,964
Assistant professoracademic year9$56,3729$53,334
Instructoracademic year2*5$50,249
All faculty totalacademic year25$61,20647$67,511

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

College of Saint Elizabeth Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Independent Northeast Region

College of Saint Elizabeth Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Education And Teaching
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Education, Other
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other

Family And Social Work
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services, Other

Liberal Arts
American/United States Studies/Civilization
English Language and Literature, General
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
History, General
International/Global Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)

Religion And Philosophy
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Theology/Theological Studies
Youth Ministry

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, General

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What Sets College of Saint Elizabeth Apart:

% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%College of Saint Elizabeth % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%College of Saint Elizabeth % of degrees in education and teaching
% of degrees in religion and philosophy
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 8%College of Saint Elizabeth % of degrees in religion and philosophy
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 19%College of Saint Elizabeth Dorm rooms per full-time student
Female % of student body
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Top 20%College of Saint Elizabeth Female % of student body

checked Roman Catholic affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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