Utica College Overview
Located in Utica, New York, Utica College is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Utica makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is Utica College Known For?
- The student loan default rate at Utica College is 4%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Utica College.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 34% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Utica College makes roughly $45,300 a year. This is 11% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
Utica College Rankings
Utica College landed the #348 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 2,320 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. It is also ranked #30 out of 149 schools in New York.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Utica College has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Utica College.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Utica College has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Utica College?
Contact details for Utica College are given below.
|Address:||1600 Burrstone Rd, Utica, NY 13502-4892|
How Do I Get Into Utica College?
You can apply to Utica College online at: https://www.utica.edu/enrollment/admissions/appnew.cfm
Admission Requirements for Utica College
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Utica College?
Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 82%, and the acceptance rate for women is 85%.
Can I Afford Utica College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Utica College, approximately 84% of students took out student loans averaging $14,202 a year. That adds up to $56,808 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Utica College is 4.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Utica College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,459 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,824 full-time undergraduates at Utica College, 43% are male and 57% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Utica College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||279|
|Hispanic or Latino||268|
New York students aren't the only ones who study at Utica College. At this time, 20 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 37 countries are represented at Utica College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Vietnam, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at Utica College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Utica College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 9th most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Utica College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Utica College was 9.7%. This is the #1,355 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Utica College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Utica College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||18%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||5%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||2%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Utica College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Utica College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions||#27|
|Finance & Financial Management||#37|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#177|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#217|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#247|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#249|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#249|
|Business Administration & Management||#452|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Utica College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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