2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$24,614

Net Price

73%

Admitted

10%

Enrolled

48%

Graduation Rate

13/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Anna Maria College

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 1,521. In 2021, there were 50 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #48 in Massachusetts and ranks #1230 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

50

Total Enrollment

1,521

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education

Ranking for Anna Maria College

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#48

Massachusetts Rank

Combining ranking factors for 53 schools that offer psychology degrees in Massachusetts, Anna Maria College ranks #48.

#1230

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Anna Maria College ranks #1230.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Anna Maria College offers General Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Counseling and Applied Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Industrial Organizational Psychology and Social Work.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
Counseling and Applied Psychology10
Counseling Psychology1
General Psychology9
Industrial Organizational Psychology2
Social Work1513
Total Graduates2426
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 2,519 students applied to the Anna Maria College. The university admitted 73% and 10% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Massachusetts universities is 11,143. On average, all Massachusetts institutions admit 66% and 23% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Anna Maria College students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 67%. Compared to all Massachusetts four or more years colleges, the percentage is 77%.

The overall graduation rate for Anna Maria College is 48%, compared to 69% for all Massachusetts universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare AMC to Massachusetts Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Anna Maria College to the average of all Massachusetts four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

AMC

2,519

Applicants

73%

Percent Admitted

10%

Percent Enrolled

67%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

48%

Graduation Rate

MA Colleges

11,143

Applicants

66%

Percent Admitted

23%

Percent Enrolled

77%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

69%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 44 or 23% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 151 or 77% part-time faculty members employed at Anna Maria College. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 44 or 23%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

AMC

13 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

23%

Percent Full-Time

77%

Percent Part-Time

23%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

MA Colleges

12 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

47%

Percent Full-Time

53%

Percent Part-Time

45%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Anna Maria College the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $37,658, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,000.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $10,530 and the average cost for graduate fees is $0.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Anna Maria College in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Anna Maria College2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$15,324
On-Campus Living Expenses$1,000
Total Living Expenses$16,324
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$37,658
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,000
Total Undergraduate Expenses$54,982
In-State, Graduate Tuition$10,530
In-State, Graduate Fees$0
Total Graduate Expenses$10,530
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Anna Maria College is $24,614. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Anna Maria College to all Massachusetts universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

AMC

$54,982

Cost to Attend

$23,835

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$24,614

Net Price

MA Colleges

$47,729

Cost to Attend

$20,502

Average Financial Aid

89%

Percent Receiving Aid

$23,230

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 241 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 1,067 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $23,835.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid1,067$23,835
Pell Grants400$4,736
Federal Student Loans828$10,880
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Anna Maria College to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

AMC

1,067

Grant or Scholarship Aid

46%

Grants or Scholarships

400

Number of Pell Grants

17%

Pell Grants

828

Federal Student Loans

36%

Federal Student Loans

MA Colleges

2,963

Grant or Scholarship Aid

51%

Grants or Scholarships

1,101

Number of Pell Grants

19%

Pell Grants

1,750

Federal Student Loans

30%

Federal Student Loans

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