Rosemont College

Rosemont College

Rosemont College was founded by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus in 1921. This private, liberal arts college is located in Rosemont, Pennsylvania. Its campus is spread across more than 55 acres of land.

Rosemont College offers Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Arts, Master of Education, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Fine Arts degree programs. A number of certificates, accelerated degree programs, and corporate training courses are also available. The academic divisions of the college are:

  • School of Graduate Studies
  • School of Professional Studies
  • Undergraduate College

The athletics department of Rosemont College sponsors teams in basketball, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, softball, and volleyball. Nicknamed the Ravens, the teams compete in the Colonial States Athletic Conference, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III.

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Rosemont College
1400 Montgomery Ave
Rosemont , PA 19010-1699
General Phone: (610) 527-0200

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Rosemont College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management107business management, accounting, business communications, human resources, organizational behavior, marketing
Liberal Arts51women's studies, German language, French language, Italian language, Spanish language, English, creative writing, humanities, social services, ...
Therapy and Counseling39psychology, counseling psychology
Media30communication studies, communication and journalism
Education and Teaching29curriculum and instruction, elementary/middle school admin, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, computer teaching
Art Studies12art studies
Science11biology, chemistry
Fine Arts2art history and criticism
Religion and Philosophy1philosophy, religion

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree14629
Master's degree1328
Postbaccalaureate certificate51

Rosemont College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Rosemont College had a total enrollment of 940 students (814 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Women 100%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 56%
Graduate 44%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 50%
Black 27%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 3%
Unknown 15%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 12%
20-21 16%
22-24 14%
25-29 18%
30-34 11%
35-39 9%
40-49 12%
50-64 7%
65+ 0%

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

New Jersey7%
New York3%
North Carolina1%

Rosemont College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 76 %

Rosemont College Room and Board (2007)

Rosemont College offers campus housing for 370 of its 814 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Rosemont College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal430573
SAT Math418520
SAT Writing435555

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT100%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Rosemont College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 24,530
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 24,530
Room and board $ 9,980
Books and supplies $ 1,500
Other expenses $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Rosemont College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 336000)

Rosemont College Faculty

Rosemont College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track48

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year2*3$62,363
Associate professoracademic year3$51,9555$51,024
Assistant professoracademic year4$33,1989$37,789
All faculty totalacademic year9$47,51417$46,018

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

Rosemont College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Pennsylvania Athletic Conference

Rosemont College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Corporate Communications
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Organizational Behavior Studies

Education And Teaching
Computer Teacher Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Elementary Education and Teaching
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship
Secondary Education and Teaching

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation

Liberal Arts
Creative Writing
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Women's Studies

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, General

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