Siena College, USA laid its foundation in the year 1937. Ranked at 16 by US News (2019), this private college is considered to be one of the best regional universities in the U.S and at 14 in the category for Best Value. It had a total enrolment of over 3,221 undergraduate and graduate students in 2018 including numerous international students from 41 countries.
Siena is a co-educational, independent, liberal arts college with a Franciscan and Catholic tradition. It is registered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York. Most of the programs are accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Chemistry program of Siena College is certified by the American Chemical Society. Social Work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, and the Teacher Certification programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
|Entity||Not for Profit|
|No. of Campuses||1|
|No of Residence Halls||8|
|Intake Type||Semester wise|
|Mode of Program||Full time and online|
Siena College has numerous full-time faculty offering a wide range of study options at UG, PG and Doctorate level. They offer 36 majors, 80-plus minors and certificates, and prestigious joint-degree programs in liberal arts, science and business. Liberal Arts course at Siena College is quite popular.
Main campus of Siena College is situated in the attractive residential community of Loudonville, New York making it an ideal location for the students. It is easily reached from New York City, Boston, and Buffalo, and is in the center of New York State’s Capital District.
Siena College campus continues to be improved and enhances to grow through the construction of new buildings and renovations. The campus is well-equipped with facilities like fitness center, a library, bookstore, sports center and conference halls.
At Siena College, on-campus accommodation is provided to students via residential communities that include traditional residence halls, suite-style living, and townhouse units. The freshmen communities include traditional-style residence halls that offer doubles, triples and quads for living arrangements.
These communities are located in Hines Hall, Plassmann Hall and Ryan Hall. In addition to that, the upperclassman communities have options that include all styles of living. The sophomore students are eligible for availing residential facilities at Plassmann Hall, Hennepin Hall, and Padua Hall whereas the junior and senior students are eligible for Hennepin Hall, Padua Hall, Snyder Hall, Cushing Village and MacCloskey Square.
Deadline for submitting the on-campus housing application is August 29.
Application Portal: Students can apply online at Siena College’s application system.
Application Deadline: Applications are required to be submitted by March 1.
Admission Requirements: Official high school transcripts, official program completion certificates, mark sheets, English language Scores, letters of recommendation, a current resume, a personal statement.
Additional Requirements: Birth certificate, passport copy, Valid student Visa, proof of health insurance, proof of financial support.
At Siena College, apart from accommodation fees, the fresher enrolment fee comprises tuition fees, personal fees, loan fees, and communication fees.
Tuition fee per year for various levels of programs offered at Siena College are:
Other monthly expenses that students have to pay are:
|Expense Type||Monthly Cost|
|Books and supplies||1,293 USD|
|Tuition deposit||500 USD|
|Rooms and Meals||15,415 USD - 22,740 USD|
Students may seek financial aid in the form of student loans, allowances, and scholarships. Majorly, two types of scholarships are offered by the University:
Presidential Scholarship: The Presidential Scholarship is only available to new/incoming students. It is awarded purely based on academic excellence. Students with a minimum of 3.5 CGPA will receive this award. These competitive scholarships are offered to distinguished high school graduates based on their high school curriculum, high school average, results of standardized tests and letters of recommendation.
Funded Scholarships: These scholarships are awarded by the financial aid committee as part of the financial aid packaging procedure. The scholarships are awarded based on financial need, academic achievement and participation in extracurricular activities.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$36,975 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
|Siena College Enrollment||3408|
|Average Graduation Rate||83.2%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$36,975 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,292 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$14,550 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$2,278 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$8,621 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$2,308 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$2,281 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$2,308 / Year|
|Middle States Commission on Higher Education|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Nursing Programs||New York State Board of Regents|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
Rank (Out of Colleges)
#285 [Out of 650]
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary