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Siena Heights University

Siena Heights University is a private institution that was founded in 1919. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,322, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 140 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Siena Heights University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $21,152 (2012-13).

Location

Address
1247 E. Siena Heights Dr
City
Adrian
State
MI
Zip/Post Code
49221

Stats

Total Undergrad enrollment
2424
Total Graduate enrollment
308
In State Tuition Fees
21250
Out State Tuition Fees
21250
ACT Score
23
SAT Score
1125
Grade Point Average(GPA)
3.20
Male Female Ratio
44:56
Acceptance Rate
74%
Student Faculty Ratio
15:01

Additional Information

College Type
Private
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic Church
Campus Housing
Yes
Mascot
Halo The Husky Dog
Colors
Blue and Gold
Conference
Wolverine-Hoosier

College History

History

The institution was founded in 1919 as St. Joseph's College for Women by the Adrian Dominican Sisters. In 1939, it was renamed as Siena Heights College after Saint Catherine of Siena. In 1969, it became coeducational. In 1998, it was renamed as Siena Heights University. Adrian Dominican Sisters The sisters minister in 29 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and in seven countries: Canada, the Dominican Republic, Kenya, Mexico, Norway, the Philippines, and Taiwan. Responsive to the "signs of the times," they strive to address the needs of the world, to serve where they are called to go.

College Specialty

Specialty

The mission of Siena Heights University, a Catholic University founded and sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters, is to assist people to become more competent, purposeful, and ethical through a teaching and learning environment which respects the dignity of all.

Alumni

Alumni

Siena Heights University has more than 16,000 alumni, including graduates of St. Joseph College (1919-1939), Siena Heights College (1939-1998) and Siena Heights University (1998-present).  While the majority of alumni live in Michigan, Siena Heights graduates are also making a difference in communities across the country and around the world.

Alumni Association:www.sienaheights.edu/Alumni/AlumniAssociation.aspx

Campus

Campus
The main campus has 55 acres with 14 buildings in Adrian, Michigan. The main campus has the distinction of being the first all wireless college or university in the state of Michigan. There are satellite campuses in Southfield, Benton Harbor, Monroe, Battle Creek, Lansing, Jackson, and online.
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