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Latrobe, Pennsylvania

Saint Vincent College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Saint Vincent College

Saint Vincent College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
68.4%
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 68% acceptance rate ranking it #44 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,609 out of 2,354 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 58 percent. Saint Vincent College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Saint Vincent College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1230
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 630
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1230
Average SAT Score 1130

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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 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #30 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. 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

Saint Vincent College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1230 and Above Good >78%
1130 to 1230 Avg + 68%-78%
1030 to 1130 Avg - 56%-68%
930 to 1030 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 930 Low <42%
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Saint Vincent College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
33%
ACT Scores for Saint Vincent College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Saint Vincent College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 22

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 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 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #60 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 33 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 >78%
22 to 26 Avg + 68%-78%
18 to 22 Avg - 56%-68%
14 to 18 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 14 Low <42%
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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 #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.

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Admission Statistics

Saint Vincent College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 993 1,361 2,354
Accepted 749 860 1,609
Acceptance Rate 75% 63% 68%
Enrolled 183 234 417
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 27% 26%

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1230. 90% 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 26. 33% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.