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College Descriptions

When designing publications for external audiences, it is recommended that one of the following standard college descriptions be used. Two versions of varying lengths are available for your use:

Version One
Founded in 1889, Saint Anselm College is a Benedictine, Catholic, liberal arts college dedicated to undergraduate education. Located on 400 acres overlooking Manchester, NH, Saint Anselm seeks to provide an educational experience that promotes the intellectual, spiritual and personal growth of its students. Saint Anselm College is the third oldest Catholic college in New England.

Version Two
Founded in 1889, Saint Anselm College is a Benedictine, Catholic, liberal arts college dedicated to undergraduate education. Located on 400 acres overlooking Manchester, NH, Saint Anselm seeks to provide an educational experience that promotes the intellectual, spiritual and personal growth of its students. The college's nationally recognized Humanities Program challenges students to think critically about timeless questions of value, moral choice and human greatness. The college's Benedictine heritage is reflected in long-standing traditions of hospitality, a love of learning, community service, and citizenship. The third oldest Catholic college in New England, Saint Anselm enrolls just under 2,000 students, with about 40 percent participating in community service in New Hampshire and throughout the country.