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Latrobe, Pennsylvania

Saint Vincent College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Saint Vincent College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
61.9%
Admission Difficulty for Saint Vincent College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Saint Vincent College and can I get accepted? The school has a 62% acceptance rate ranking it #30 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,542 out of 2,490 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 average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 45 percent. Saint Vincent College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Saint Vincent College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1100-1280
Applicants Submitting SAT
91%
SAT Scores for Saint Vincent College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1100
SAT Scores for Saint Vincent College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1280
Average SAT Score 1190

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 requires applicants to be in the top 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 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 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. The school ranks #34 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 91 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Saint Vincent College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1280 and Above Good >74%
1190 to 1280 Avg + 62%-74%
1100 to 1190 Avg - 49%-62%
1010 to 1100 Reach 36%-49%
Less than 1010 Low <36%
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Saint Vincent College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
30%
ACT Scores for Saint Vincent College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 19
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 26
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 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #47 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saint Vincent College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Saint Vincent College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >74%
23 to 26 Avg + 62%-74%
20 to 23 Avg - 49%-62%
17 to 20 Reach 36%-49%
Less than 17 Low <36%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You will need 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 #19 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 62% 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 Admission Chances
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

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%

Admission Statistics

Saint Vincent College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,020 1,470 2,490
Accepted 760 782 1,542
Acceptance Rate 75% 53% 62%
Enrolled 190 266 456
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% 34% 30%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Apr 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
195

Applicants have 195 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Saint Vincent College before the Apr 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 5 Oct 18
Nov 2 Nov 15
Dec 7 Dec 20
Mar 14 Mar 27
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 26 Nov 14
Dec 14 Dec 24
Feb 8 Feb 19

Admission Requirements

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

Saint Vincent College 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 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.