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College of Mount Saint Vincent Admission Requirements

Bronx, New York

Chances of getting into College of Mount Saint Vincent

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
77.8%
Admission Difficulty for College of Mount Saint Vincent
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into College of Mount Saint Vincent and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate ranking it #107 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,354 out of 3,025 applicants were admitted making College of Mount Saint Vincent an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. College of Mount Saint Vincent typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.

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College of Mount Saint Vincent SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
930-1100
Applicants Submitting SAT
88%
SAT Scores for College of Mount Saint Vincent
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 930
SAT Scores for College of Mount Saint Vincent
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1100
Average SAT Score 1020

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to College of Mount Saint Vincent?

College of Mount Saint Vincent typically requires applicants to be in the top 73 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. The school ranks #78 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 88 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

College of Mount Saint Vincent admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1100 and Above Good >86%
1015 to 1100 Avg + 78%-86%
930 to 1015 Avg - 68%-78%
845 to 930 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 845 Low <55%
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College of Mount Saint Vincent ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
12%
ACT Scores for College of Mount Saint Vincent
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for College of Mount Saint Vincent
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into College of Mount Saint Vincent?

Admission data indicates that College of Mount Saint Vincent regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #72 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 12 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to College of Mount Saint Vincent.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

College of Mount Saint Vincent admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >87%
20 to 23 Avg + 78%-87%
18 to 20 Avg - 70%-78%
16 to 18 Reach 60%-70%
Less than 16 Low <60%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.3
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into College of Mount Saint Vincent. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at College of Mount Saint Vincent was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #61 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.3 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as College of Mount Saint Vincent accepts 78% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted College of Mount Saint Vincent students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 33% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 36% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 36% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 6% Low
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

56% of College of Mount Saint Vincent freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted College of Mount Saint Vincent students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 3%
Top 25% of class 17%
Top 50% of class 44%
Bottom 50% of class 56%
Bottom 25% of class 20%

Admission Statistics

College of Mount Saint Vincent admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,107 918 3,025
Accepted 1,695 659 2,354
Acceptance Rate 80% 72% 78%
Enrolled 289 123 412
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 19% 18%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to College of Mount Saint Vincent and what considerations affect admission decisions?

College of Mount Saint Vincent Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at College of Mount Saint Vincent
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=193399 IPEDS survey data for College of Mount Saint Vincent.

Frequently Asked Questions

88% of students submit their SAT scores to College of Mount Saint Vincent. 12% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

78% of those who apply are granted admission to College of Mount Saint Vincent. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 930 and 1100. 88% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 12% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.