#35 Best Private Colleges in New York

Siena College

Loudonville, New York

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Siena College overview
Location Loudonville, New York
Online siena.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Siena College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Siena College, established in 1937, is a private Franciscan liberal arts college located in Loudonville, New York, just a few miles from the state capital, Albany. This suburban campus spans 174 acres and is distinguished by its blend of modern and traditional collegiate gothic architecture. Siena offers a range of undergraduate programs, with business, social sciences, and health professions among the most popular majors. The college is recognized for its personalized education, facilitated by a student-faculty ratio that promotes smaller class sizes. Siena's admissions are selective, seeking students who demonstrate solid academic potential. On-campus living is an integral part of the Siena experience, with a majority of students residing in the college's residence halls. While Siena College does not have an emphasis on athletics that overshadows its academic reputation, it fields a variety of teams known as the Saints, which compete in the NCAA Division I Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

In the most recent statistical year 8,344 prospective students applied, and 6,704 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 864 enrolled in the school.  3,503 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 145 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $40,945 plus fees of $1,035. Siena College is ranked 309 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Siena College is rated within the top 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

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SAT 1045/1270
ACT 22/31
GPA 3.53

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due Feb 15, 2024
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Siena College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,293
Other Fees$1,035
Room and Board $16,610
Budget for Other Expenses$2,446
Total One Year Cost$62,329

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$59,800 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

74% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Siena College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 44%
Social Sciences 10%
Psychology 10%
Biology 9%
English and Literature 8%

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