Saint Michaels College

Saint Michaels College

Saint Michael's College is located in Colchester, Vermont, United States. It was established in 1904 as Saint Michael's Institute. It enrolled 34 students in its first year. The college became coeducational in 1970. The college has two campuses in Colchester and encompasses an area of more than 400 acres. Saint Michael's offers a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

The athletic teams of Saint Michael's College are nicknamed the Purple Knights. The colors of the college are purple and gold. They are Division II members of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The college competes in the Northeast Ten Conference. Students participate in a wide variety of sports including baseball, softball, cross country, lacrosse, basketball, volleyball, skiing, swimming and diving, golf, tennis, rugby, field hockey, soccer, and ice hockey.

Some notable alumni of Saint Michael's College are Donald Cook, United States Marine Corp Colonel; Tom Freston, one of the founders of MTV; and Patrick Leahy, Senior U.S. Senator from Vermont.

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Contacting Saint Michaels College

Saint Michaels College
One Winooski Park
Colchester , VT 05439
General Phone: (802) 654-2000

Saint Michaels College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts135American studies, French language, Spanish language, Classical languages, English, economics, political science, sociology, history ...
Business and Management127business management, accounting
Education and Teaching99education, elementary school teaching, ESL instruction
Therapy and Counseling55psychology, clinical psychology
Science38biology, biochemistry, physical sciences, chemistry, physics
Religion and Philosophy25philosophy, religion, theology
Art Studies12art studies
Drama and Performing Arts10drama
Computer Science and Engineering7information science, computer science
Conservation and Resource Management1environmental science

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree44130
Master's degree1195
Post-master's certificate03

Saint Michaels College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Saint Michaels College had a total enrollment of 2,449 students (2,406 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 49%
Women 51%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 63%
Graduate 37%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 94%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 37%
20-21 37%
22-24 8%
25-29 5%
30-34 3%
35-39 2%
40-49 3%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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

New York14%
New Hampshire8%
New Jersey3%
Rhode Island2%
(International Students)1%

Saint Michaels College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 90 %

Saint Michaels College Room and Board (2007)

Saint Michaels College offers campus housing for 1,982 of its 2,406 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Saint Michaels College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal520620
SAT Math520610
SAT Writing530629
ACT Verbal2126
ACT Math2126
ACT Composite2226

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT99%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT25%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Saint Michaels College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 31,940
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 31,940
Room and board $ 7,960
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 900

Financial Aid:
Saint Michaels College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 369400)

Saint Michaels College Faculty

Saint Michaels College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1316
Non-tenured and not on tenure track412

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year32$95,64020$92,075
Associate professoracademic year30$74,62415$70,932
Assistant professoracademic year12$57,61116$61,324
Instructoracademic year4$52,55212$51,767
All faculty totalacademic year78$79,49763$71,554

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

Saint Michaels College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Northeast 10 Conference
Baseball Independent Northeast Region
Track Northeast 10 Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports112

Saint Michaels College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Information Science/Studies

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Engineering, General

Liberal Arts
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
History, General
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General


Music, General

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Theology/Theological Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physical Sciences
Physics, General

Therapy And Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Psychology, General

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