Admissions

WHAT'S THE DEAL WITH SIENA COLLEGE'S $57,000 SCHOLARSHIP GUARANTEE?

We know that tuition costs will always be a factor in the decision process. And yet, like you, we’ve been reading far too often lately about colleges and universities that continue to give out discounts to certain families based on very specific circumstances—while raising their costs at the same time.

We do things differently at Siena College. We call it: The Siena Guarantee.
Admissions

THE BEST COLLEGE RESOURCES TO USE DURING THE SEARCH & APPLICATION PROCESS

For nearly every single step of a high school student's road to college, there are countless resources that can really help you (or your parents) make things easier and clearer. Twitter accounts to follow. Guides to download. People to answer your questions. Here are our top picks to bookmark stat.
Admissions

WHAT ARE THE FRANCISCAN VALUES?

Service toService to the poor and marginalized, affirmation of the unique worth of each person, appreciation for beauty, reverence for all creation, and faith in a personal and provident God—these are the values and vision of St. Francis of Assisi.

Siena, as you may already know, is a Franciscan community. Friendship and respect are of the utmost importance to us, as is our commitment to building a world that is more just, peaceable, and humane.
Academics, Admissions

Every Student Has a Story: Emily Nash '23

Emily Nash '23 was unexpectedly pulled out of class and directed to the principal's office. She hadn't done anything wrong, but a fleet of news vehicles and live trucks had descended on tiny Lunenburg High School. The reporters were all there to speak to Nash...
Admissions

5 THINGS EVERY COLLEGE CAMPUS NEEDS TO SUPPORT STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH

According to the CDC, three out of four Americans between the ages of 18 and 24 report poor mental health tied to the pandemic. But even pre-Covid, colleges were catching on more than ever that your mental health is something we need to not only address, but nurture and check in on.
Admissions

Free Guide: Why It's Smart to Enter College As Undecided

Is indecision over your intended major keeping you from finalizing your college applications? We hear that a lot. We also know that many students consider putting off attending a four-year college until they figure out what it is they want to study. To you and all of them, we say: read our guide!
Admissions

“Tell Us You Go To Siena Without Telling Us You Go To Siena…”

You’ve probably seen the viral tik toks “Tell me you ____ without telling me you ____”—and if you haven’t, then Siena’s got you covered!

We put our own spin on the popular trend and asked our Siena community to tell us that they go to Siena, without outright telling us they go to Siena.
Admissions

Ten College Scholarships That Are Still Up for Grabs

We know college is a big investment. Hence, the Siena Guarantee, and of course, the FAFSA. But in addition to Siena aid and federal aid, there are quite a few ways to get additional funding that can actually be pretty fun and thought-provoking. Enter: external scholarships.

Take a look at the ten scholarship opportunities below. It’s not an exhaustive list, but these 10 feel very much in line with the kinds of students who apply to Siena—and they’re also relatively low-lift and unique.