Siena College

Siena College

Siena College is an independent, four-year, coeducational, private, Catholic College situated in Loudonville, New York, United States. It was established in the year 1937 as St. Bernardine of Siena College. The campus spreads across an area of more than 160 acres. Siena College offers several bachelor degree programs in diverse areas of study including business and liberal arts and sciences. The college also conducts several regional, statewide, and national surveys on economic, political, business, social, academic, and historical matters.

Siena College's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. It is a member of the NCAA Division I and hosts more than 15 sports teams. Their athletics teams are nicknamed the Saints. The Saints compete in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) and the Northeast Conference. The athletes participate in basketball, cross country, field hockey, Golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, and tennis.

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Siena College
515 Loudon Rd
Loudonville , NY 12211-1462
General Phone: (518) 783-2300

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Siena College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management333accounting, finance, marketing
Liberal Arts204American studies, French language, Spanish language, Classical languages, English, economics, political science, sociology, history ...
Science91biology, biochemistry, ecology, biological and biomedical sciences, chemistry, physics
Therapy and Counseling84psychology
Computer Science and Engineering15computer and info science
Family and Social Work15social work
Religion and Philosophy7philosophy, religion
Art Studies4visual and performing arts
Education and Teaching1secondary teaching

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree76925
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years32

Siena College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Siena College had a total enrollment of 3,217 students (3,034 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 46%
Women 54%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 83%
Black 2%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 4%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 7%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 43%
20-21 42%
22-24 6%
25-29 2%
30-34 1%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%
50-64 0%

Siena College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 86 %

Siena College Room and Board (2007)

Siena College offers campus housing for 2,448 of its 3,034 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Siena College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal500590
SAT Math530630
ACT Composite2327

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT77%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT32%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Siena College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 23,950
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 23,950
Room and board $ 9,410
Room charge $ 5,830
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,580
Books and supplies $ 990
Other expenses $ 1,520

Financial Aid:
Siena College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 281600)

Siena College Faculty

Siena College 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 year51$93,22423$86,673
Associate professoracademic year25$74,52421$74,078
Assistant professoracademic year34$62,03324$62,987
Instructoracademic year1*2*
All faculty totalacademic year111$79,15970$73,519

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

Siena College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Baseball Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Track Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports59113172

Siena College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Finance, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Family And Social Work
Social Work

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

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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