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

$28,979

Net Price

86%

Admitted

16%

Enrolled

78%

Graduation Rate

12/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Saint Michael’s College

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 1,573. In 2021, there were 56 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #4 in Vermont and ranks #355 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

56

Total Enrollment

1,573

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education

Ranking for Saint Michael’s College

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#4

Vermont Rank

Combining ranking factors for 10 schools that offer psychology degrees in Vermont, Saint Michael’s College ranks #4.

#355

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Saint Michael’s College ranks #355.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Saint Michael’s College offers General Psychology at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Clinical Psychology and Counseling and Applied Psychology.

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

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
Clinical Psychology11
Counseling and Applied Psychology11
General Psychology34
Total Graduates3422
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 2,359 students applied to the Saint Michael’s College. The university admitted 86% and 16% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Vermont universities is 5,815. On average, all Vermont institutions admit 69% and 30% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Saint Michael’s College students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 86%. Compared to all Vermont four or more years colleges, the percentage is 72%.

The overall graduation rate for Saint Michael’s College is 78%, compared to 65% for all Vermont universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare St. Michael’s to Vermont Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Saint Michael’s College to the average of all Vermont 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.

St. Michael’s

2,359

Applicants

86%

Percent Admitted

16%

Percent Enrolled

86%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

78%

Graduation Rate

VT Colleges

5,815

Applicants

69%

Percent Admitted

30%

Percent Enrolled

72%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

65%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 110 or 61% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 69 or 39% part-time faculty members employed at Saint Michael’s College. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 108 or 60%.

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.

St. Michael’s

12 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

61%

Percent Full-Time

39%

Percent Part-Time

60%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

VT Colleges

11 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

57%

Percent Full-Time

43%

Percent Part-Time

55%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Saint Michael’s College the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $46,590, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,250.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $11,160 and the average cost for graduate fees is $0.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Saint Michael’s 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 Saint Michael’s College2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$14,280
On-Campus Living Expenses$1,019
Total Living Expenses$15,299
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$46,590
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,250
Total Undergraduate Expenses$63,139
In-State, Graduate Tuition$11,160
In-State, Graduate Fees$0
Total Graduate Expenses$11,160
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Saint Michael’s College is $28,979. 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 Saint Michael’s College to all Vermont 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.

St. Michael’s

$63,139

Cost to Attend

$30,516

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$28,979

Net Price

VT Colleges

$55,021

Cost to Attend

$23,614

Average Financial Aid

92%

Percent Receiving Aid

$29,771

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 374 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 1,498 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $30,516.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid1,498$30,516
Pell Grants258$4,555
Federal Student Loans787$10,334
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Saint Michael’s 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.

St. Michael’s

1,498

Grant or Scholarship Aid

59%

Grants or Scholarships

258

Number of Pell Grants

10%

Pell Grants

787

Federal Student Loans

31%

Federal Student Loans

VT Colleges

2,132

Grant or Scholarship Aid

55%

Grants or Scholarships

549

Number of Pell Grants

14%

Pell Grants

1,166

Federal Student Loans

30%

Federal Student Loans

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