College of Mount Saint Vincent

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School Overview

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

www.mountsaintvincent.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,502

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 375

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,448

Graduate enrollment: 295

Setting

Suburban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

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

History – General A,B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

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.

College of Mount Saint Vincent Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(718) 405-3200
Website:www.mountsaintvincent.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://www.mountsaintvincent.edu/admission/choose-the-mount/apply-now
Address:6301 Riverdale Ave, Bronx, NY 10471-1093
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,910
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):52%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:1,910 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$35,130
Out-of-state Tuition:$35,130
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$13,276

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

College of Mount Saint Vincent Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at College of Mount Saint Vincent.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services131
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Education12
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3
Health Professions and Related Programs414
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Social Sciences14
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total42258

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at College of Mount Saint Vincent and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$35,130
Out-of-state$35,130
Books and supplies$1,185

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$13,230
Out-of-state$13,230

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid31698%
Grant or scholarship aid31698%$13,276
Student loan aid26583%$6,152

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,30683%$10,692
Federal student loans1,27981%$10,865

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for College of Mount Saint Vincent. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled College of Mount Saint Vincent students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,6677891,878
Percent admitted100%90%94%
Percent admitted who enrolled16%15%17%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

College of Mount Saint Vincent Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,910
Undergraduate enrollment1,702
Graduate enrollment208

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

College of Mount Saint Vincent Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
    • RN Baccalaureate Degree Programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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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