#53 Best Private Colleges in New York

College of Mount Saint Vincent

Bronx, New York

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College of Mount Saint Vincent overview
Location Bronx, New York
Online mountsaintvincent.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
College of Mount Saint Vincent overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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The College of Mount Saint Vincent, located in the Riverdale section of Bronx, New York, is a small liberal arts institution with a history dating back to its founding by the Sisters of Charity in 1847. Situated on a striking 70-acre campus overlooking the Hudson River, the college combines a suburban setting with proximity to the cultural and professional opportunities of New York City. Mount Saint Vincent offers a range of undergraduate programs with notable emphasis on nursing, business, and education, reflecting a commitment to career readiness. The college operates on a rolling admissions policy with a moderately selective admissions process. Residential life is an integral part of the campus experience, with a majority of students living in college-provided housing. While the College of Mount Saint Vincent is not primarily known for athletics, it does compete in NCAA Division III as the Dolphins.

In the most recent statistical year 3,465 prospective students applied, and 3,080 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 494 enrolled in the school.  2,379 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 498 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $39,500 plus fees of $1,480. College of Mount Saint Vincent is ranked 650 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












College of Mount Saint Vincent is rated within the lower 46% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

College of Mount Saint Vincent overview
SAT 943/1216
ACT 21/25
Estimated GPA 3.14

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for College of Mount Saint Vincent
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,184
Other Fees$1,480
Room and Board $13,500
Budget for Other Expenses$2,200
Total One Year Cost$57,864

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$56,400 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

57% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by College of Mount Saint Vincent students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 34%
Business 15%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 12%
Psychology 9%
Communication 9%

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