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Saint Vincent College Admission Requirements

Latrobe, Pennsylvania

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Chances of getting into Saint Vincent College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
67.7%
Admission Difficulty for Saint Vincent College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Saint Vincent College and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #32 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,371 out of 2,025 applicants were admitted making Saint Vincent College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 52 percent. Saint Vincent College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Saint Vincent College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Saint Vincent College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1240
Applicants Submitting SAT
90%
SAT Scores for Saint Vincent College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Saint Vincent College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1240
Average SAT Score 1140

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Saint Vincent College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #28 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 90 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Saint Vincent College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1240 and Above Good >78%
1135 to 1240 Avg + 68%-78%
1030 to 1135 Avg - 56%-68%
925 to 1030 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 925 Low <42%
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Saint Vincent College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
33%
ACT Scores for Saint Vincent College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Saint Vincent College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Saint Vincent College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #32 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 33 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saint Vincent College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Saint Vincent College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >80%
23 to 27 Avg + 68%-80%
20 to 23 Avg - 57%-68%
17 to 20 Reach 46%-57%
Less than 17 Low <46%
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Saint Vincent College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.53
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Saint Vincent College?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Saint Vincent College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Saint Vincent College was 3.53 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #24 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Saint Vincent College accepts 68% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Saint Vincent College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 40% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 10% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 13% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

83% of Saint Vincent College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Saint Vincent College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 33%
Top 50% of class 83%
Bottom 50% of class 13%
Bottom 25% of class 3%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Saint Vincent College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 967 1,058 2,025
Accepted 707 664 1,371
Acceptance Rate 73% 63% 68%
Enrolled 168 191 359
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 29% 26%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
121

Applicants have 121 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Feb 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Saint Vincent College is $25.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Saint Vincent College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Saint Vincent College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Saint Vincent College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=215798 IPEDS survey data for Saint Vincent College.

FAQs

Does Saint Vincent College prefer SAT or ACT?

90% of students submit their SAT scores to Saint Vincent College. 33% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Saint Vincent College?

68% of those who apply are granted admission to Saint Vincent College. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Saint Vincent College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1240. 90% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Saint Vincent College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 27. 33% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.