Albertson College

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Albertson College



Tuition

$16,425 / year

Room and Board

$5,926

Application deadline

June 1

Application fee

$50




Educational Resources

Libraries

Terteling Library includes a computer lab, 4 group study rooms, and the Curriculum Resource Center which houses K-12 curricular materials. The library is a selective depository for U.S. Government documents.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 198,201 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,142 current serial subscriptions.
  • 29,768 microforms.
  • 592 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

McCain Student Center,The student union houses a bookstore, coffee house, movie theater, snack bar and dining area plus a TV lounge and student government offices; J.A. Albertson Activities Center, a 75,000 square-foot activities center which contains a large gymnasium, swimming pool, weight and aerobics rooms, and locker areas; Langroise Performing and Fine Arts Center, houses the college's music, theatre, dance and visual arts departments and includes a 188-seat recital hall and a 140-seat studio theater, Jewett Auditorium, is an 850-seat auditorium used for concerts, lectures, symposia and meetings that require a large capacity and a full stage; Rosenthal Gallery of Art, hosts a half-dozen art shows each academic year, including four or five touring exhibits and contains a stage that is used for intimate performances and readings; Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History is home to an extensive collection of insects, mammals, fish, reptiles, plants, minerals, fossils and human artifacts, including a large collection of Native American baskets, blankets and pottery; Whittenberger Planetarium is located in Boone Science Hall and hosts several astronomy shows each year for local school children and adults; Glen & Ruth Evans Gem and Mineral Collection includes more than 50 glass-enclosed cases containing common and rarely-found gems and minerals, including Brazilian and Mexican Agate, Biggs Jasper, Varisscite, Lake Superior Agate, Tiger Eye, Bruneau Jasper and Owyhee Jasper; Sterry Hall was one of the two original buildings first built at Albertson, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and houses Archive collections for Idaho Governors Phil Batt and Robert Smylie, and Idaho Senator Steve Symms.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 240 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 40,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance, other

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious, other

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 52% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 42% of housing units are Singles.
  • 44% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 0% of housing units are Triples.
  • 6% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 8% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 30 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 7% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 20% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 65% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Caldwell Fine Arts, Cinco de Mayo, Dia De los Muretos, DeSieptiembre, Spring Fling, Winterfest, Campus Ministry Late Night, Potter's Clay, SUB Program Nights, Phreaking Phrenzie, Finals Midnight Breakfast, First Year Program Evening Events, Homecoming, Taste of the Harvest, Film Festivals, Operas, Plays, Concerts
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 29 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Chi, Phi Eta Sigma, Alpha Psi Omega, Pi Kappa Delta, Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministries (non-denominational), LDSSA, Potter's Clay, F. C. I. , Fellowship of Christian Athletics;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Albertson Latino Americano Students (ALAS), International Student Organization
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) ASACI Exec Council, Program Council, Intramural Directors, Outdoor Program, Greek council, Albertson College Associated Psychology Students, Art Club, Astronomy Club, Bike Club, Chemistry Club, Circle K International, College Republicans, Gay Straight Campus Alliance, H. O. S. A. , History Club, I. P. S. A. , I. K's, Mathematics Club, Music Club, Peer councelors, Philo Tech society, Philosophy & Religion, Scarlet Masque, Students in Free Enterprise, Snowsport, Student Investment Club, Student Tech Committee, Tennis Club, T. E. R. R. A. , Writer's Organization, Young Democrats, Delta Tau Delta, Gamma Phi Beta, Kappa Alpha Thetas, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Kappa Sigma, Sigma Chi, Sigma Epsilon, Anderson Hall Council, Finney Hall Council, Hayman Hall Council, Vorhees Hall Council Chorale, Chamber Singers, Concert Band, Vocal Jazz, Instrumental Jazz, The Ceverny String Institute with an emphasis on student chamber music, piano four-hands, Music Club, Music Educators National Conference chapter, Digital Audio Recording Club, student hosts for musical events, student representatives to the Caldwell Fine Arts Series, Opera, ACI Ensemble tour choir, Sinfonia (Chamber Orchestra for Strings), Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Body Building Alliance, Cheerleading, Cricket Club, Lacrosse Club, Omicron Delta Kappa, Paintball Club, Pep Band, Pre-Law Club, Frog in the Pot, Short Film Club, Boxing Club, Equestrian Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Fencing Club, Student Ambassadors
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Coyote (bimonthly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Boise (25)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Caldwell (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 20% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 8% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,050
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 3 fraternities
  • 2 fraternity houses
  • 12% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 4 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 13% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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