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Rosemont College is a women's college located in Rosemont, Pennsylvania. A Catholic college, it is operated by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus. Its campus is located 11 miles west of Philadelphia. In higher education, particularly in the United States, a womens college is a college (that is, a primarily undergraduate, bachelors degree-granting institution) whose students are exclusively women. ... Rosemont is a community in Pennsylvania on the Pennsylvania Main Line lying partly in Radnor Township, Pennsylvania and partly in Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 160 miles (255 km)  - Length 280 miles (455 km)  - % water 2. ... Society of the Holy Child Jesus - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... A mile is the name of a unit of length, usually used to measure distance, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City, the City that Loves You Back Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ...


Rosemont is a member of the NCAA Division II; its athletic teams participate in the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ...

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About Rosemont College

Founded in 1921 by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, Rosemont College is an independent liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition located on the Main Line, 11 miles west of Philadelphia, on the border of Montgomery and Delaware Counties. The nationally-acclaimed, traditional Undergraduate Women’s College confers B.A., B.S. and B.F.A. degrees in twenty-three majors. Rosemont College also includes the Schools of Graduate and Continuing Studies, which are open to both women and men. For more information, visit www.rosemont.edu. Society of the Holy Child Jesus - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...


Academics

The Mission of Rosemont College Rosemont College is a community of learners dedicated to excellence and joy in the pursuit of knowledge.


Rosemont college seeks to develop in all members of the community open and critical minds, as well as the ability to make reasoned moral decisions. Rooted in Catholicism, and guided by the educational principles of Cornelia Connelly and the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, Rosemont College values: Cornelia Connelly was an American woman, born in Philadelphia, who lived in England during the 19th century. ...


-trust in and reverence for the dignity of each person -diversity in human culture and experience -persistence and courage in the promoting justice with compassion


One College, Three Schools Rosemont College is one college with three schools: the Undergraduate Women's College, the School of Graduate Studies, and the School of Continuing Studies. In 2001, the Board of Trustees affirmed the purpose of Rosemont College: to offer undergraduate degrees to women through the Undergraduate Women's College, and graduate and undergraduate degrees to women and men through the Schools of Graduate and Continuing Studies.


Undergraduate Women's College The Undergraduate Women's College offers 23 majors, awarding Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, and Bachelor of Science degrees. Each program offers an in-depth study of a particular subject area, as well as a breadth of study in the liberal arts. Rosemont's majors are:

  • Art History
  • Studio Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Fine Arts
  • Art Education
  • Art Therapy
  • Fashion Design
  • Interior Design
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Accounting
  • International
  • Management
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Communications
  • Economics
  • Education (with liberal arts co-major)
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Italian Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Social Science
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Womens' Studies

Rosemont also offers teacher certification programs in early childhood education, elementary education, secondary education, and special education, as well as pre-professional programs in dentistry, optometry, veterinary science, medicine, and law.


Rosemont College has developed inter-institutional cooperative agreements with Villanova University, Eastern University, Arcadia University, Cabrini College, Chestnut Hill College, Gwynedd-Mercy College, Holy Family University, Immaculata University, and Neumann College. These agreements allow for cross-registration and the sharing of library resources between the institutions. Villanova University is a private, Catholic university located in Radnor Township, a suburb northwest of Philadelphia on the Pennsylvania Main Line. ... Eastern University is a private, co-educational, and Christian university in Pennsylvania. ... Arcadia University is a private independent liberal arts university located in Glenside, Pennsylvania, Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, on the outskirts of Philadelphia. ... Cabrini College is a Catholic college founded in 1957 in the Pennsylvania Main Line community of Radnor, Pennsylvania, part of Radnor Township. ... Chestnut Hill College is a four-year liberal arts college in Philadelphia. ... Gwynedd-Mercy College is an independent, co-educational institution located in Gwynedd Valley of Lower Gwynedd Township, PA, 25 miles northwest of downtown Philadelphia. ... Holy Family University is a fully accredited Catholic, private, co-educational, four year commuter University. ... Immaculata University is a Catholic university on King Road in Malvern, Pennsylvania. ... Neumann College is a private Catholic college located in Aston, PA. It was founded as Our Lady of Angels College with 115 students in 1965 by the Sisters of St. ...


Rosemont also offers study abroad programs, internships, individualized majors, an early assurance medical program and other Nursing Programs with Drexel University College of Medicine, accelerated BA and MA programs, and the Cornelian Scholars program for early acceptance to Rosemont's graduate programs. Drexel University is an institution of higher learning located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ...


School of Graduate Studies Rosemont College's School of Graduate Studies offers the following co-educational graduate programs that award the Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, or the Master of Education degrees:


M.A. in Counseling Psychology School Counseling with Elementary Certification School Counseling with Secondary Certification Human Services Counseling with preparation for Professional Licensure with an Optional Concentration in Gerontology


M. A. in English Concentration in Literature Concentration in Writing


M.A. in English & Publishing Concentration in Book or Magazine Publishing Concentration in Digital Design


M.F.A. in Creative Writing


M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction/Elementary Certification Post-baccalaureate K-6 Instructional Certification Accelerated Format – finish in as little as 15 months M.Ed. in Technology in Education


Instructional Technology Specialist Certification Each program takes special pride in being innovative and cutting-edge. Courses are scheduled throughout the calendar year on evenings and weekends, and class enrollment is kept deliberately small to maximize contact with peers and expert faculty-practitioners. Students benefit from active involvement in the learning process–through research, discussion, simulations, and supervised field experiences.


Graduates are highly successful at obtaining or advancing their careers in all aspects of the publishing and communications industries, an array of mental health settings, and public and private school settings.


School of Continuing Studies The School of Continuing Studies offers accelerated degree programs, certificates, and corporate training. The accelerated degree programs are completed in five-week sessions, normally meeting once a week for four hours. The accelerated graduate courses are completed in seven-week sessions or over a weekend.


The academic focus of the accelerated degree programs is on relevant and practical knowledge and techniques. Small class size and a seminar atmosphere complement the learning experience. All faculty are working professionals with at least a master's degree. Accelerated degree students may take classes at our main campus, our center-city Philadelphia campus, or online.


The School of Continuing Studies offer the following undergraduate and graduate degrees and certifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Development
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication
  • Bachelor of Science in Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Management online
  • Bachelor of Science in Marketing
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Master of Science in Management
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Accelerated Graduate Certificate in Strategic Management for Women
  • Accelerated Graduate Certificate in Marketing

Rosemont College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.


Athletic

Rosemont is a Division III member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), offering intercollegiate competition in basketball, field hockey, lacrosse, softball, tennis, and volleyball. Rosemont is a charter member of the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC), which also includes Alvernia College, Arcadia University, Cabrini College, Cedar Crest College, College Misericordia, Eastern University, Gwynedd-Mercy College, Immaculata University, Marywood University, Neumann College, and Wesley College.


A new lacrosse and field hockey field, plus the recent addition of the state of the art McClosky Fitness Center, are some of the amenities Rosemont athletes and the entire College community enjoy.


The Mission of Rosemont College

Rosemont College is a community of learners dedicated to excellence and joy in the pursuit of knowledge.


Rosemont college seeks to develop in all members of the community open and critical minds, as well as the ability to make reasoned moral decisions. Rooted in Catholicism, and guided by the educational principles of Cornelia Connelly and the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, Rosemont College values:


-trust in and reverence for the dignity of each person -diversity in human culture and experience -persistence and courage in the promoting justice with compassion


Rosemont's website is located at Rosemont College.


Alumnae

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