Siena College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$38,055
3.76% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$27,997
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
2.52%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
81.1%
7,728 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
3,296
95.7% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
74.1%
543 Graduates

About

Siena College is a higher education institution located in Albany County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Siena College were General Marketing & Marketing Management (138 degrees awarded), Accounting (103 degrees), and General Psychology (88 degrees).

In 2019, 910 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Siena College. 51.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (748 degrees), 12.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (59 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Siena College is $38,055, which is $10,775 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Siena College is $38,055, which is $10,775 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,997.

In 2019, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$38,055
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Siena College was $38,055. The cost of tuition at Siena College is $10,775 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$27,997
2019 Value
1.26%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Siena College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,997. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Siena College grew by 1.26%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,093
Room and Board
$1,272
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Siena College was of $12,093 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,272. The cost of room and board increased by 4.38% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 1.55% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

93%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
67%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Siena College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.52%
2017 Default Rate
20
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Siena College was 2.52%, which represents 20 out of the 794 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Siena College received 7,728 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 4.84% annual growth. Out of those 7,728 applicants, 6,269 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 81.1% acceptance rate.

There were 3,296 students enrolled at Siena College in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Siena College has an overall enrollment yield of 13.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

81.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
6,269
Accepted Out of 7,728

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Siena College was 81.1% (6,269 admissions from 7,728 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 80.1%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 4.84%, while admissions grew by 6.13%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Siena College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Siena College has a total enrollment of 3,296 students. The full-time enrollment at Siena College is 3,154 students and the part-time enrollment is 142. This means that 95.7% of students enrolled at Siena College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Siena College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.5% White, 8.34% Hispanic or Latino, 4.4% Asian, 3.34% Black or African American, 2.55% Two or More Races, 0.212% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0303% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Siena College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.9%), followed by White Male (33.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (50.7%), followed by White Female (35.6%) and Asian Female (2.74%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Siena College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,296 students. The full-time enrollment at Siena College is 3,154 and the part-time enrollment is 142. This means that 95.7% of students enrolled at Siena College are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Siena College was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Siena College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,553
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    275
  3. Asian
    145

The enrolled student population at Siena College is 77.5% White, 8.34% Hispanic or Latino, 4.4% Asian, 3.34% Black or African American, 2.55% Two or More Races, 0.212% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0303% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 29 students (0.88%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 26 more women than men received degrees from Siena College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Siena College is white (748 degrees awarded). There were 12.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (59 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Siena College is General Marketing & Marketing Management (138 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (103 degrees) and General Psychology (88 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Siena College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (25 degrees awarded), English (37 degrees), and Legal (34 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Siena College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (238,563 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (224,089 people), Other managers (192,831 people), Postsecondary teachers (172,565 people), and Secondary school teachers (139,548 people).

The most specialized majors at Siena College are History (25 degrees awarded), English (37 degrees), Legal (34 degrees), Psychology (88 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Siena College are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Computer hardware engineers, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Siena College are History (25 degrees awarded), English (37 degrees), Legal (34 degrees), Psychology (88 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Siena College are Elementary & secondary schools (652,018 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (391,970 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (214,938 people), Legal services (210,382 people), and Outpatient care centers (156,200 people).

The most specialized majors at Siena College are History (25 degrees awarded), English (37 degrees), Legal (34 degrees), Psychology (88 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Siena College.
Most Common
  1. 138 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 103 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 88 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Siena College was General Marketing & Marketing Management with 138 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

442
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
468
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 442 degrees were awarded to men at Siena College, which is 0.944 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (468).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 83 degrees were awarded to men at Siena College in Accounting, which is 1.17 times more than the 71 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 71 degrees were awarded to women at Siena College in General Psychology, which is 4.18 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

74%
100% Completion Time
78%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 74% of students graduating from Siena College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 78% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 78% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Siena College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.368% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    748 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    59 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Siena College is white (748 degrees awarded). There were 12.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (59 degrees).

0.33% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    376 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    372 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Siena College is white male (376 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (372 degrees).

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Operations

Siena College has an endowment valued at nearly $137M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.95M (4.34%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Siena College had a total salary expenditure of $104M. Siena College employs 77 Associate professors, 65 Professors, and 59 Assistant professors. Most academics at Siena College are Male Associate professors (43), Male Professors(36), and Female Associate professors (34).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Siena College are: Service, with 85 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 68 employees, and Management with 54 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$137M
2019 Endowment
1.45%
growth from 2018

Siena College has an endowment valued at about $137M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Siena College grew 1.45% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $96.5M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $704k - Federal
  2. $309k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Siena College received $704k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $309k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$47.2M
2019 Salaries
11.3%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Siena College paid a median of $47.2M in salaries, which represents 45.5% of their overall expenditure ($104M) and a 11.3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.18% growth from 2017 and a 3.87% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19M
Instructional Salaries
214
Number of Employees

In 2019, Siena College paid a total of $19M to 214 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
77 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
85 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Siena College were Associate professor with 77 employees; Professor with 65 employees; and Professor with 59 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Siena College were Service with 85 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 68 employees; and Management with 54 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Siena College was Male Associate professor with 43 employees, Male Professor with 36 employees, and Female Associate professor with 34 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Siena College.

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