Albertus Magnus College is a Catholic college founded by the Dominican Sisters of Peace. The College affirms the essential dignity of each person as a being of divine origin. Because it is rooted in the Dominican tradition, Albertus Magnus College is devoted to the pursuit of truth in all of its dimensions and to the proposition that faith and reason are complementary. Thus, this College fosters a commitment to scholarly exploration and to the principles of academic freedom. The College welcomes diversity and is dedicated to facilitating the intellectual growth of its faculty, students and administrative staff so that they may develop their individual gifts and acquire the habits of mind necessary to pursue truth. The Albertus community is dedicated to creating an open institution environment which supports its members’ intellectual, spiritual and social development. Students from all faiths and non-believers are welcomed and encouraged to share their traditions and experiences.
The mission of Albertus Magnus College is to provide men and women with an education that promotes the search for truth in all its dimensions and is practical in its application. Founded by the Dominican Sisters of Peace, Albertus Magnus College, faithful to its Catholic heritage and the Judeo-Christian tradition, remains dedicated to providing an opportunity for learning which responds to the academic needs and ethical challenges of its students and society.
Albertus Magnus College, a four-year private liberal arts college located in the vibrant heart of southern Connecticut, provides 500 traditional undergraduates with opportunities to reach their full potential and prepare for meaningful careers through experiential learning. Founded in 1925 by the Dominican Sisters of Peace, Albertus educates men and women to become leaders.
We are small by design and personal in nature. Faculty are readily accessible. Our student-faculty ratio of 14:1 allows teachers and staff to know students on an individual basis. Our 50-acre campus is located in a residential neighborhood of New Haven’s historic Prospect Hill. About 60% of students live in campus housing converted from former mansions. Both New York City and Boston are easily reached by train; Tweed New Haven Airport provides service to more than 300 destinations.
The Albertus campus - entirely wireless, offering multiple computer labs - includes Bree Common, which houses classrooms, a Starbucks, an atrium and patio for student gatherings and study. The Fearless Falcons compete at the NCAA Division III level. The Shea Softball Complex is a new addition.
An Albertus education is built on the four pillars of the Dominican charism: Study, Prayer, Community, and Service. Popular majors include Art Therapy, Business, Criminal Justice, Communications, Education, Psychology and Sociology. A survey of recent graduates found that 95% were either employed or in graduate school six months after graduation. For a campus tours, please contact the Office of Admission at 800-578-9160; visit www.albertus.edu; or, connect with us on social media.