Established in 1920, the College of Saint Rose is based in historic Albany, the capital city of New York State, US. The university is independently funded by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, who also founded the college.
It offers 43 undergraduate and 29 master’s programmes, including accounting, biochemistry, biology, business administration, business economics, chemistry, communications, English, elementary education, finance, forensic psychology, graphic design, history, human resource management, marketing, mathematics, medical technology, music, political science, psychology, public health, social work, and studio art
The university athletics team participates in NCAA Division II sports, such as basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball and lacrosse.
In addition to athletic offerings, there are around 40 student clubs and co-ed intramural sports ranging from cheer-leading to Ultimate Frisbee.
The student body is comprised of people from across the United States, and has a notable cohort of international students.
Some distinguished alumni are Jeannine White Garab, Executive Director of The Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York; Pamela Warren, Managing Director Operations Treasury and Security Services, JP Morgan Chase; Adam Jameson, Senior Director of Strategic Programs, SI Group Inc; Jimmy Fallon, NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon host; Hai Ling, Co-President of Northeast Asia and Australasia Region, MasterCard WorldWide; Elizabeth O’Connor Little, New York State Senator; Lisha Deming Glinsman, Conservation Scientist, National Gallery of Art.