Some of the colleges in this Guide are small, even very small. Should I be concerned about attending a college with a small student body? - Cardinal Newman Society

Some of the colleges in this Guide are small, even very small. Should I be concerned about attending a college with a small student body?

Certainly not. Small colleges can provide great individual attention to student needs. They can help students gain confidence in classroom discussions, develop good relationships with faculty members, and forge friendships with other students. But small colleges are not for everyone. Some students prefer the opportunity to interact with a wider range of students, participate in more activities, and take advantage of broader course offerings. A student needs to evaluate whether he or she is comfortable with the size of the college based on needs and personality.

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