College of Mount St. Vincent

6301 Riverdale Ave, Bronx, United States
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Overview of College of Mount St. Vincent

About this school

The College of Mount St. Vincent, founded in 1847, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 70-acre campus is located in Riverdale along the Hudson River.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,695
    • Men:522 (30.8%)
    • Women:1,173 (69.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to College of Mount St. Vincent is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
2
3
Foreign Language
2
3
Social Studies
3
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
2
3

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 1
SAT Only
Considered if submitted
August 1
ACT Only
Considered if submitted
August 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Considered if submitted
August 1
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
6301 Riverdale Avenue
City, State, Zip
Riverdale, NY  10471-1093
Phone
(718) 405-3267
Fax
(718) 549-7945
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
March 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
91% of 2,740 applicants were admitted
Women
93% of 1,942 applicants were admitted
Men
87% of 798 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
581 (23%) of 2,496 admitted students enrolled
Women
387 (21%) of 1,802 admitted students enrolled
Men
194 (28%) of 694 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.09
375 And Above
8%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
25%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
22%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
430-520 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
7%
• Score 500 - 600
38%
• Score 400 - 500
45%
• Score 300 - 400
9%
• Score 200 - 300
1%
Sat Critical Reading
450-540 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
8%
• Score 500 - 600
42%
• Score 400 - 500
43%
• Score 300 - 400
6%
• Score 200 - 300
1%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
18-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
12%
• Score 18 - 23
68%
• Score 12 - 17
20%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $37,100 (72.60984440747627%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,500 (18.592817301105782%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,185 (2.319209315980037%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,310 (6.47812897543791%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


College of Mount St. Vincent accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002703
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
380 (98.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
347 (91.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
347 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
52 (15.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$22,853
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 323 (93.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,620
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 318 (91.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,993
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 321 (92.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
28 (7.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,746

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,362 (95.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,250 (91.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,250 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
169 (13.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$19,829
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,175 (94.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,243
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,126 (90.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,592
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,078 (86.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
112 (7.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,904

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


81

Part-Time Faculty


145

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


32%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 9% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 43% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 35% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 13% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 84% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 12% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


College of Mount St. Vincent provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


Students Graduating Within 4 Years


37.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


51.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


54.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (25)


  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Modern Languages
  • Philosophy
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Urban Studies/Affairs

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Online Degrees


Occupational therapy with Columbia University, physical therapy with New York Medical College

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (10)


  • Education--General
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • English as a Second Language
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Middle School Education
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Urban Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


48,049

Nearest Metropolitan Area


70 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


New York City

Weather


Temperature
24.9 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
15 mile(s) from campus in New York City
Nearest Bus Station
15 mile(s) from campus in New York City
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in New York City

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


49% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


51%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


College of Mount St. Vincent offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,585

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,695
Women
1,173
Men
522

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 8.9% Asian
  • 15.0% Black/African-American
  • 42.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 25.2% White
  • 4.4% Unknown

International Students


1.3%

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


215

Student Resources

Study resources