Anna Maria College, founded in 1946, is a private, not-for-profit, institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Its founders were the Sisters of Saint Anne. AMC offers quality educational programs that integrate liberal education and professional preparation that is committed to the fundamental value of liberal arts and sciences education rooted in the traditions of the Sisters of Saint Anne.
Anna Maria College offers a range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as continuing education programs. AMC distinguishes itself with the help of its career-oriented liberal arts education, prominent and responsive faculty, small class sizes, and a variety of co-curricular activities including its varsity sports teams. A wide arrange of popular majors are taught here include such as art, business, criminal justice, education, English, environmental science, health science, fire science, legal studies, political science, music, nursing, social work, and psychology. AMC also offers an Honors Program with unique study abroad opportunities, as well as special majors, such as art and music therapy and sport management. AMC is also a member of the Colleges of Worcester Consortium, a group of 12 colleges that allows students to cross register at no additional cost.
In addition to the various undergraduate and graduate programs and courses offered at its campus in Paxton, Massachusetts, AMC provides undergraduate and graduate programs online to reach the most diverse group of students possible. Online programs mirror the close-knit nature of the campus community, with small class sizes that allow for mentor relationships to develop between faculty and students.
Tuition & Financial Aid
The mission of the foundresses of Anna Maria College, the Sisters of Saint Anne, is to make a college education accessible and affordable to everyone. The financial aid staff is available to help students discuss their options and to complete the required forms.
Anna Maria College Online uses the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to determine award amounts. In order to start the financial aid process, applicants have to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.