College of Mount Saint Vincent

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The College of Mount St. Vincent is a small, private, liberal arts college that is owned and operated by the Roman Catholic Church. It is located in an upper-middle-class residential neighborhood, known as Riverdale, in The Bronx, New York–in the northern part of New York City. Mount Saint Vincent was established in 1847 by the Sisters of Charity of New York, a religious congregation of Catholic women dedicated to educating and nursing the poor.

Total annual enrollment at the College of Mount Saint Vincent is roughly 1,900 students, which include roughly 1,500 undergraduates and 400 post-graduate students. The college offers bachelor’s degrees in various fields of study including business, education, nursing and communication, among others. Some of the institution’s strongest programs are in biology, English, psychology, biochemistry and sociology. At the graduate level, the college offers progams in business, education and nursing.

General Information

Admission Office

6301 Riverdale Avenue

Riverdale, NY 10471-1093

(718) 405-3267

(800) 665-2678

Fax: (718) 549-7945

Contact: Roland Pinzon

Director of Admission
Main Address

6301 Riverdale Avenue

Riverdale, NY 10471-1093

(718) 405-3200

Total undergrads: 1,502

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 375

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,448

Graduate enrollment: 295


Suburban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 67%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 70%

College Majors

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business – General A,B
Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B
Nursing – Preoperative/Surgical B


History – General A,B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B


Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General A,B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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