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Albertus Magnus College Fast Facts

The College

Four-year, private, liberal arts, coeducational, degree-granting college offering undergraduate and graduate programs; founded in 1925 by the Dominican Sisters of St. Mary of the Springs, who are now known as the Dominican Sisters of Peace.


New Haven, Connecticut: a cosmopolitan cultural center of nearly 125,000; located halfway between New York City and Boston, with seven area colleges and universities hosting approximately 16,000 students; award-winning professional theatres, renowned art galleries and museums; beautiful, 50-acre, garden-like Albertus campus in the distinguished Prospect Hill neighborhood

Academic Programs

More than 50 undergraduate majors, minors and concentrations, with pre-professional preparation; eight graduate programs in art therapy, leadership, liberal studies, fine arts in creative writing, human services, business administration, education, and management and organizational leadership.


Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts (BA); Bachelor of Science (BS); Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA); Associate of Arts (AA); Associate of Science (AS)
Graduate: Master of Arts in Art Therapy (MAAT); Masters of Science in Human Services (MSHS); Master of Arts in Leadership (MLDR); Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS); Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (MFA); Master of Science in Management and Organizational Leadership (MSMOL); Master of Business Administration (MBA); Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.)


Approximately 550 full-time traditional (day) undergraduates and nearly 1,700 continuing education and graduate students from eight U.S. states and two international countries


Seventy-five full- and part-time faculty members with a primary focus on teaching; more than 90 percent hold a Ph.D. or the terminal degree in their field; student/faculty ratio of 13:1

Campus Community

Nearly 25 student clubs and organizations as part of Student Government Association and Campus Activities Board; multicultural student union, intramural sports, dance team, creative writing opportunities; Campus Center with House of Bollstadt pub, Common Ground CyberLounge, DeDominicis dining hall; MacDonough Art Gallery; Athletic Center with swimming pool, racquetball, weight and cardio room, gymnasium; outdoor tennis courts, running track, fields for soccer and softball; ACT 2 Theatre; campus ministry; Writing Center; Academic Development Center; honors program; library with nearly 88,000 volumes and access to thousands of media titles and print and electronic journals; annual Research Symposium; extensive community service opportunities


NCAA Division III; Great Northeast Athletic Conference; Eastern College Athletic Conference
Women’s Teams
Basketball, cross-country, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball
Men’s Teams
Baseball, cross-country, basketball, soccer, tennis, volleyball

Financial Aid

Nearly 90 percent of students receive financial aid in the form of scholarships, loans, grants and work-study assistance

Profile of Albertus Magnus College

For a UCAN snapshot profile of Albertus Magnus College click here.


Albertus Magnus College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC), through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, a non-governmental, nationally recognized organization whose affiliated institutions include elementary schools through collegiate institutions offering post-graduate instruction.

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education:
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
3 Burlington Woods Drive, Ste 100
Burlington, MA 01803-4514

Albertus Magnus College has received specialized accreditation for its Master of Arts in Art Therapy program through the American Art Therapy Association, located in Alexandria, Virginia.

Albertus Magnus College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE: