Albertus Magnus College Welcomes First Class of Second Century of Excellence

August 26 is Move-in Day for Class of 2026

New Haven, Conn., August 22, 2022 Albertus Magnus College welcomes one of the largest incoming classes in the  College’s almost 97-year history. Move-in to the residence halls begins Friday, August 26 at 9:00 am. Students and their  families will be greeted by our mascot, Frankie Falcon, and Frankie’s Move-in Crew, led by President Marc M. Camille,  Ed.D., new Athletic Director Mike Kobylanski, and New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker. 

Who: First Year Students and Families  

What: Move-In Day 

Where: Dominican Hall (730 Prospect Street, New Haven) 

Media parking on Huntington Street  

When: August 26 beginning at 9:00 am 

Class of 2026 picture at 4:30 pm on the front steps of Rosary Hall 

“The Class of 2026 will graduate as the first class of Albertus’ second century of excellence,” said Vice President for  Enrollment Management and Marketing Andrea Kovacs. “They enter as one of the larger classes in the past decade,  continuing the Colleges’ Growth Mindset. Admission was competitive with more than 1,500 students applying for the  first-year and transfer seats. Fifty-six percent of our new students will reside on campus, making student life a vibrant  and engaging community.” 

Approximately 80% of this class is coming from Connecticut, about 5% are international students, and several of the  newest Fearless Falcons hail from Massachusetts, New York, and New Jersey. The class includes high achievers, with roughly 9% having earned invitations to the College’s Honors Program and about 83% receiving $15,000 or more in merit  scholarships. Of the incoming class, in the neighborhood of 43% are receiving Federal Pell Grants and 53% are first  generation students. Forty-seven-percent will participate in NCAA Division III athletic programs. Albertus Magnus  College’s continued commitment to equity and diversity is reflected in the class consisting of approximately 44% students  of color. 

Move-in will be followed by a robust schedule of orientation events and activities – including a class photo on the steps  on Rosary Hall at 4:30 pm. Classes for traditional undergraduates begin August 29. For more information, go to

About Albertus Magnus College

About Albertus Magnus College: Albertus Magnus College, founded in 1925, is a Catholic College in the Dominican tradition. It is recognized by external rankings such as US News & World Report Best Colleges, Money Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education. The College has an enrollment of 1,500 students in its traditional undergraduate program, accelerated adult degree programs, and 12 graduate programs, including a new Master of Public Administration and the only Master of Arts in Art Therapy and Counseling program in Connecticut. In the last year, the College received two significant Federal grants in support of student success and well-being: a $300,000 grant from the Department of Justice and a $1.9 million Title III grant from the Department of Education.