Since 1889, Saint Anselm College has provided a transformative education shaped by Catholic and Benedictine values and a liberal arts foundation. Here, you are part of a welcoming community where you will discover your passions, experience cherished traditions, and unlock your full potential.
of the class of 2021 was employed, continuing their education, or in service within six months of graduation
national liberal arts college by Forbes
most engaged in community service by Princeton Review
The Aaron Tolson Institute of Dance
Internationally renowned dance professional Aaron Tolson leads Saint Anselm's Aaron Tolson Institute of Dance as it offers events and programs to sharpen dancers' skills and passion for the performing arts.
"I believe with all my heart that today’s world needs Saint Anselm College, a place that is infused with the Catholic and Benedictine values of community, hospitality and love, where the humanities, arts and sciences and professional programs like nursing, criminal justice and business build on our liberal arts core rather than compete with it. We need a place where you don’t have to choose between career outcomes and life outcomes. That place is Saint Anselm."
President Joseph A. Favazza, Ph.D.
In the classroom and in the community, an Anselmian education will challenge you to find your best self.
Theology Professor Ahida Pilarski, Ph.D. was featured in the most recent issue of Portraits Magazine's Focus on Faculty.
"The first program in women’s studies in the United States was approved at San Diego State University in 1970. Saint Anselm College also is celebrating the 50th anniversary of women at the college this year. It is nice to know that our college joined this major change of increasing the access of women to education."
To help explore your options as a senior nursing student, the Career Development Center has partnered with the Jean School of Nursing and Health Sciences to bring area hospitals right to campus for two days. Meet nurse managers and human resources staff from hospitals in the New England area to learn more about their organizations, openings, and benefits. In some cases, you may even be able to sign up for an introductory interview!
2021 documentary about Pauli Murray, lawyer, queer activist, writer, and priest, crusader for civil rights, whose legal writing established the framework for Brown v Board of Ed, desegregating public education.
A-men is a Christian men’s group centered around community and faith. We have weekly meetings on Tuesdays in the lower church conference room from 8-9. During this time, we discuss topics centered around virtue, bible passages, and what it is like to be a Christian male in today's society and culture. A-men is a space for Christian men who want to grow in their relationship with God to come together, learn from each other, and support each other in their journey.
Join us each Wednesday of Lent for a mid-day, mid-week pause for reflection and prayer. To honor the 50th Anniversary of Women's Education at Saint Anselm College and to celebrate the contribution of women in the life of the College and the Church, alumnae, faculty, students, staff, and friends will offer a reflection on the upcoming Sunday Readings for each week of Lent.