College of Saint Elizabeth

2 Convent Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960-6989
Tel: (973)290-4000
Private not-for-profit | 1,687 students
The College of Saint Elizabeth is a community of learning in the Catholic liberal arts tradition for students of diverse ages, backgrounds and cultures. Characterized by a strong Catholic identity and values, the College is committed to scholarship and critical inquiry. It fosters just and ethical relations and the promotion of women as full partners in society in all its programs, including those which enroll both women and men.

School Overview:

College of Saint Elizabeth
CountyMorris County, NJ
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
122 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,687 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
715 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
972 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
1,079 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
608 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
6%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
11%3%
% Black
13%6%
% White
71%84%
% Two or more races
-2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$29,907$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$29,907$24,744
 
Percent Admitted53%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)360-470450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)370-470460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)380-470440-570

School Notes:

  • Founded in 1899 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, the College of Saint Elizabeth is the first permanent four-year liberal arts college for women to be established under either public or private auspices in the State of New Jersey, and is among the first Catholic colleges in the United States to grant degrees to women.
  • The college provides Degree Programs, Master's Degree Programs, Professional Certificates/Certifications, Baccalaureate degrees for men and women through evening/weekend program.
  • Situated on 200 acres of landscaped grounds in historic Morristown, the College of Saint Elizabeth today is an education complex that includes twelve buildings. Its library, laboratories, and studios are modern facilities that contain state-of-the-art technology supporting the technological requirements of today's students.
  • U.S. News and World Report's 2006 Ranking of America's Best Colleges placed CSE tenth among the Best Comprehensive Colleges in the Bachelor's level-comprehensive category in the Northern territory. Overall, the 2006 ranking positions CSE first for Catholic Private Colleges in the state for the third year.
  • Accreditation: The College was first incorporated under New Jersey State laws on May 29, 1900. The Association of American Universities placed the College of Saint Elizabeth in its Approved List of Colleges and Universities. The College was included also in the first published list of accredited colleges issued by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools in 1921 and it has continuously maintained such accreditation.
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