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Albertus Magnus College We have faith in your future.

2016-2017


ACADEMIC PROGRAMS ACCOUNTING ART • Art Therapy • Graphic Design • Photography • Studio Art ART MANAGEMENT BIOLOGY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT • Entrepreneurship • Marketing Management CHEMISTRY COMMUNICATIONS • Digital • Promotional • Sports • Visual COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS DIGITAL MEDIA STUDIES CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATION

ENGLISH • Creative Writing • Dramatic Studies FINANCE • Corporate Finance • Personal Financial Planning FINE ARTS (B.F.A.) GENERAL STUDIES GLOBAL STUDIES HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT HISTORY HUMANITIES HUMAN SERVICES MATHEMATICS PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION POLITICAL SCIENCE PSYCHOLOGY • Art Therapy • Child Development • Counseling and Mental Health • General Psychology SOCIAL SCIENCE

SOCIOLOGY SPANISH SPORT MANAGEMENT PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS • Pre-Law • Pre-Medicine • Teacher Preparation HONORS PROGRAM AQUINAS SCHOLARS PROGRAM GRADUATE PROGRAMS AND SPECIALIZATIONS Master of Science in Accounting • Personal Financial Planning Master of Arts in Art Therapy Master of Business Administration • Accounting • General Management • Health Care Management • Human Resource Management • Leadership • Project Management Master of Science in Criminal Justice


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lbertus Magnus College offers a small-school environment, a beautiful campus setting, a dedicated group of professors, and a chance to make friendships that will last a lifetime.

Your future starts here. Master of Science in Education Master of Science in Human Services Master of Arts in Leadership Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Master of Science in Management & Organizational Leadership Master of Fine Arts in Writing POST-GRADUATE PROGRAMS • CREC/Albertus Partnership for Professional Learning POST-GRADUATE CERTIFICATES • Addiction Counseling • Advanced Alternative Preparation for Literacy Specialist FIVE-YEAR BACHELOR’S TO MASTER’S PROGRAMS Psychology to M.S. in Human Services Human Services to M.S. in Human Services Business to M.B.A. Criminal Justice to M.S. in Criminal Justice English to M.F.A. Accounting to M.S. in Accounting

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Welcome to Albertus Magnus College, founded by the Dominican Sisters of Peace who named the College after the Dominican Saint Albert the Great. Saint Albert was a life-long learner, teacher and pastoral leader. He embodied the holistic learning provided today by Albertus Magnus College, which is grounded in the four pillars of the Dominican tradition: Study, Prayer, Community and Service.

A message from

THE INTERIM PRESIDENT

Please take time to explore our website which will introduce you to our academic programs in both the traditional undergraduate program and the undergraduate and graduate evening programs for our adult students. In addition, the website will introduce you to opportunities to attend activities and events. Please come and visit, you will enjoy the experience. With gratitude,

Sister Anne Kilbride, O.P. Interim President


T H E G R E AT

A L B E RT

So why did we name a vibrant, forwardthinking college after someone who taught nearly eight hundred years ago? Because he was amazing. And he would have fit right in. He believed in knowledge and its transformative power. He dedicated his life to the idea that science and religion could exist peacefully side by side. Today, that idea still sparks lively debate, just as it did in the 13th century. The foundation of academia as we know it started then. He was the Dominican bishop, scholar, and humanist Albertus Magnus, or Albert the Great. Considered by many to be the greatest theologian and philosopher of medieval Germany, his writings filled thirty-eight volumes, and ranged in subject matter from astronomy to zoology. As both a learner and a teacher, he was systematic, disciplined, logical, and tireless. Our College is proud to trace its roots back to the tradition of devoted study and scholarship that he embodied.

albertus.edu/whyalbertus


“I was attracted to Albertus by its small size and the personal feeling on campus. My professors helped me reach my career goals.”

ELVIS SANTANA CLASS OF 2015 BRONX, NY

Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School Resident Student Major: Psychology albertus.edu/santana

STUDENT PROFILE

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n Albertus Magnus College education is about pursuing the truth in all its dimensions and learning to make a difference in the world. A priority for the College, which is highlighted in its mission, is to provide opportunities for students to reach their full potential and prepare for meaningful careers through experiential learning. Our students participate in practica, internships, service learning, faculty-mentored student research, field experience, and student teaching.

REAL-WORLDAPPLICATION.NETWORK.MAKE CONNECTIONS.SOCIALENGAGEMENT.CIVIC CONTRIBUTION.PROFESSIONALDEVELOPMENT. PREPARE.PURSUE.EXPERIENCE.


Experiential Learning

SOME RECENT INTERNSHIP PLACEMENTS

SERVICE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

Barnum Financial Group

NBC Universal

Boys and Girls Club of New Haven

New Haven Police Department

The Academic Service-Learning Initiative at Albertus cultivates partnerships between the College and the Greater New Haven Community that afford students the opportunity to practice civic engagement and social responsibility as they develop community leadership skills. Other opportunities have included community service beyond Connecticut, such as a mission trip in June 2016 sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Peace, where students assisted with educational opportunities at two schools in Jamaica.

Central Park Zoo, Wildlife Conservation Society Citigroup Discovery Communications

New Haven Register Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation State of Connecticut, Department of Environmental Protection

KC 101.3 Radio Station

Subway Franchise World Headquarters, LLC

Community Partners in Action

Triple Threat Television

Connecticut State Police

United Technologies Corporation

Connecticut Sun, WNBA

United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives

Entertainment Tonight and the Insider ESPN at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, PA

Viacom Media Networks, Music and Entertainment

Madison Square Garden

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)

Mohegan Sun Casino

WTNH News Channel 8

MTV Networks

Yale New Haven Health Center

STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS Through partnerships with Assumption College and with the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS), Albertus Magnus College students have the opportunity to study abroad in 23 countries in Asia, Australia, Europe, South Africa and the Americas plus multi-country traveling programs throughout Western Europe. albertus.edu/StudyAbroad


New Haven. New England.

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ew Haven is a renowned center of learning and the venue for events that bring the world to our doorstep.

It’s also a transportation hub with bus, rail, and airline connections to New York City, Boston, Providence, and international airports. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF REGIONAL, NATIONAL, AND INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIONS.


NEW OUTLOOK. What to do for fun off campus Downtown New Haven features... a wide variety of restaurants representing cuisines from all over the world, museums and theaters for those looking to gain cultural experiences, shopping that ranges from local businesses to major clothing stores, and festivals that are held on the New Haven Green throughout the year.

STUDENT PROFILE “The tranquil environment on campus along with the very exciting city of New Haven attracted me to Albertus Magnus College.” FURAHA “MIMI” MITIMA CLASS OF 2014

For those who are nature enthusiasts, the New Haven area features beautiful parks that include beaches, hiking and biking trails. Just a few towns away, you will find shopping malls and movie theaters. The Greater New Haven area is vibrant and is the true definition of a college town.

ANSONIA, CT

Ansonia High School Resident Student Major: Social Work

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Traditions celebrate past achievements and invite future opportunities. Your participation in the many clubs, events, and service organizations at Albertus round out the learning you do in the classroom.

Some Falcon Traditions CANDLELIGHT CEREMONY

New students are welcomed into the Albertus community by the senior class.

FALL FEST

A celebration of the season for students, staff, alumni and families.

WINTER WONDER

The Hubert Campus Center and pub are transformed into a wonderland to host our holiday formal.

SPRING JAM

The barbecue fires are lit in celebration of the end of the academic year.

SPRING FORMAL

Dinner, dancing, fun and festivity.

BACCALAUREATE MASS

An event in recognition of commencement and the achievement of many personal goals.

LAUREL NIGHT

An opportunity to honor the achievements of our graduates.

Student life


* Club Sports 2016

STUDENT PROFILE MEN’S BASKETBALL

WOMEN’S SOFTBALL

BASEBALL

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL

WOMEN’S TENNIS

MEN’S VOLLEYBALL

WOMEN’S SOCCER

MEN’S TENNIS

MEN’S SOCCER

MEN’S GOLF

WOMEN’S GOLF*

MEN’S LACROSSE

“I was amazed by the experiences and opportunities that are available outside of the classroom. I had the opportunity to join a number of clubs on campus and gain experience with an internship at a law firm.” ROB KEIDEL CLASS OF 2015 VALLEY STREAM, NY

WOMEN’S SWIMMING*

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

WOMEN’S LACROSSE

Kellenberg Memorial High School

Athletics

Resident Student

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albertus.edu/keidel

Major: Political Science


McAULIFFE HALL

NILAN HALL

SIENA HALL

SANSBURY HALL


Residence Life DOMINICAN HALL

STUDENT PROFILE “I came up here for a visit and fell in love with the place, because it’s small... Everybody knew you; everybody made you feel at home.” MARC WILSON CLASS OF 2016

SERVICES PROVIDED laundry facilities • kitchens in the mansions • 24-hour quiet buildings • substance-free housing • co-ed and single gender housing for women

TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR AT

albertus.edu/virtualtour THINK OF THE CAMPUS AS A FIFTY-ACRE ESTATE, WITH A FEW HUNDRED OF YOUR CLOSEST FRIENDS.

JERSEY CITY, NJ

Hudson Catholic High School Resident Student Major: Criminal Justice albertus.edu/mwilson


Applying for Admission and

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DATES TO REMEMBER NOVEMBER 1 Rolling Admission Application Review Begins

15 * MARCH Financial Aid Priority Deadline The FAFSA must be received by March 15 receive priority funding.

Albertus Magnus College Federal School Code: 001374 www.fafsa.ed.gov Albertus Scholarship Deadline Applicant must submit application by March 15 in order to be considered for a merit-based scholarship. 1 * MAY New Student Deposit Deadline

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FINANCIAL AID Albertus Magnus College seeks to enable every student accepted for admission to attend the College, whatever his/her financial circumstances, by providing financial aid to students demonstrating financial need. Financial aid may include scholarships, grants, loans, and work programs.

• Obtain and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. • Ensure that all necessary information be sent to Albertus Magnus College no later than March 15 to receive priority status during the awarding process.

To be considered for your optimum financial aid package, you must:

Albertus Magnus College Financial Aid Office toll-free number: (800) 935-6621

FRESHMAN APPLICATION: • Completed Application with $35 Application Fee • Official High School Transcript • Official SAT I or ACT Scores • Guidance Counselor/Teacher Recommendation • Personal Essay TRANSFER APPLICATION: • Completed Application with $35 Application Fee • Official College Transcript(s) • Official High School Transcript (if you have less than 60 transferable credits) • Official SAT I or ACT Scores (if you have less than 60 transferable credits) • Personal / Employer / Professor Recommendation • Personal Essay

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Financial Aid SCHOLARSHIPS PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP .............................................................75% tuition reduction MOHUN SCHOLARSHIP FOR CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS........................... Up to $15,000 tuition reduction HONORABLE RICHARD C. LEE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CONNECTICUT HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS................ Up to 50% tuition reduction DEVANEY SCHOLARSHIP................................................................. $14,000 tuition reduction ST. THOMAS AQUINAS SCHOLARSHIP........................................... $10,000 tuition reduction S.T.E.M. AWARD (for students pursuing math & sciences)........................................Up to $7,500 tuition reduction

COST OF EDUCATION Our goal is to make our college affordable for every student accepted for admission to Albertus Magnus College by providing financial assistance to students who demonstrate financial need. Financial Assistance may include scholarships, grants, loans, and work programs. At Albertus, 92% of first-time freshmen receive some sort of financial assistance. We offer generous financial aid packages and many of our students have found that their cost to attend is equal to or less than public college tuition. We encourage you to apply for financial assistance and learn if we can make Albertus affordable for you. The estimated annual expenses for students enrolled in the Traditional Undergraduate Day Program for the 2016-2017 academic year are: RESIDENT COMMUTER STUDENT STUDENT Tuition: $30,036 Tuition: $30,036 Room & Board: $14,016 Fees: $490 Fees: $490 Total (Commuter): Total (Resident): $44,542 $30,526

Additional expenses, which should be anticipated, include seat deposit, books, transportation and other miscellaneous items. Albertus Magnus College, unfortunately, cannot consider international students for financial aid at this time.


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