Saint Vincent College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Saint Vincent College
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. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Saint Vincent College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT90%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||600|
|SAT Composite 75th||1230|
|Average SAT Score||1130|
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 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.
|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%|
Saint Vincent College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT33%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|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.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.53
Typical High School GradesB+
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
83% of Saint Vincent College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||24%||27%||26%|
Applications were DueApr 1, 2020
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to Saint Vincent College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|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.