J U S T  T H E  F A C T S 

Founded by the Order of St. Ursula
First Catholic college for women in New York State

One school with 12 students

Four schools with six campuses and over 6,800 students


Chartered by the Regents of the State of New York 

Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

School of Nursing accredited by the National League for Nursing


Two semesters - Fall and Spring; a January session; two Summer Sessions



• Bachelor of Arts
• Bachelor of Fine Arts
• Bachelor of Science
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Master’s Degree Programs
• Division of Art & Communication
• Division of Education
• Division of Human Services

Certificate Programs

98 full-time faculty and instructional staff and 640 adjunct faculty

75% hold doctoral degrees or the highest degree available in their field 

Student-faculty ratio is 11:1

Approximately 6,800 students currently enrolled at CNR

Approximately 450 students live on the main campus in four residence halls.

More than 31,000 alumnae/i 
representing 45 states and 44 foreign countries 

Over 80% of SAS and SN students receive financial aid packages, which combine grants, loans, and work study from Federal, State and private agencies, as well as from the College. 

Approximately 90% of SNR students and about 30% of GS students receive some combination of aid from these sources. 

The main CNR campus is situated on 20 suburban acres in New Rochelle, NY, 16 miles north of Manhattan. Proximity to New York City facilitates internships, honors and cooperative programs and excursions to museums, plays and shops. The area, with its numerous parks, recreational areas and Long Island Sound, is easily accessible via Amtrak and Metro-North trains or any of the four area airports, all located within an hour of the College.

In addition to the main campus, the School of New Resources maintains five branch campuses including the Co-op City Campus, the DC 37 Campus, the John Cardinal O'Connor Campus in the South Bronx, the Brooklyn Campus and the Rosa Parks Campus in Harlem.

The main campus is comprised of 20 major buildings including Leland Castle, a National Historic Site, which houses the Castle Gallery; the College Center with its computer and photography labs and TV Production Studio; the 220,000 volume Gill Library; the Student Campus Center; the Rogick Life Sciences Building with its many laboratories; four residence halls; and the innovative Learning Center for Nursing. All of the SNR campuses have classroom and computer facilities. Of particular note is the multimedia center located on the Rosa Parks Campus and the Gordon Parks A. Gallery & Cultural Arts Center and photography lab located on the John Cardinal O'Connor Campus. 

Mission Statement CNR History
President's Message Just The Facts
Administration Ursuline Heritage
Frequent Questions  A Women's College
For more information, please contact:
The College of New Rochelle
29 Castle Place
New Rochelle, New York 10805
(914) 654-5000
email: info@cnr.edu
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