Anna Maria College was founded in 1946 by the Sisters of Saint Anne. The College is a private catholic academic institution that provides high quality programs focusing on liberal arts and sciences. The College is located in a 190-acre campus in Paxton, Massachusetts and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Over 35 undergraduate degree programs and 22 graduate and continuing education programs are offered at the Anna Maria College Campus while three Master’s degrees (Emergency Management, Public Administration, and Fire Science and Administration) and Bachelor’s degree (Fire Science and Administration: part-time only) can be completed online.

Tuition for academic year 2010-2011 is roughly $1725.00 per credit hour for online graduate programs. Other miscellaneous costs are not included in the tuition and the rate may change without prior notice.

Financial aid is available to students through various Federal Programs (Pell Bell, Stafford Loans, Parent PLUS Loans), and Massachusetts State Programs (Massachusetts State Grant, Gilbert Grant). Other financing options such as student loans and interest-free monthly payment plans are also available. Further details on tuition costs and financial assistance can be obtained by going to the Anna Maria College website. An online scholarship calculator is also available on the website.

Prospective Anna Maria College students need to complete the college application form, provide 2 references and submit a copy of transcript of records from previous academic institutions attended. Other documents may be requested. Students are encouraged to contact the University’s admission office for more details on the College’s and program’s application requirements.

For more information on admissions, college majors, degrees offered, online programs, school rankings, tuition, scholarships and financial aid options, please contact Anna Maria College.