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College of Mount Saint Vincent

Bronx, New York

Located in Riverdale, New York, the College of Mount Saint Vincent strives to teach students not only to succeed academically, but also to thrive in every aspect of their lives. 

Student Profile

Fall 2016 Enrollment
1,683 undergraduate students
94% of undergrad students are full time
30% male — 70% female
12% of students are from out of state

Faculty Profile

2016-2017 Academic Year
80 full-time faculty
165 part-time faculty
13 to 1 student/faculty ratio

Residence Life

Fall 2016
62% of first year students live on campus
57% of all students live on campus

High-Impact Practices

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First-Year Seminars and Experiences X
Common Intellectual Experiences X
Learning Communities  
Writing-Intensive Courses X
Collaborative Assignments and Projects X
Undergraduate Research X
Diversity/Global Learning  
Service Learning, Community-Based Learning X
Internships/Coops/Practicums X
Capstone Courses and Projects/Senior Experience X

RETENTION FALL 2016

77.6% of students began in Fall 2015 and returned in Fall 2016 (full time, first time freshmen)

6 YEAR GRADUATION RATE 2016

54.6% of students graduated in 6 years

ENROLLMENT BY RACIAL/ETHNIC CATEGORY - FALL 2016

Nonresident aliens 2%
Hispanic/Latino 40%
Black or African American 15%
White 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 9%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown 4%

Academic Programs

Accounting, Art History, Biochemistry, Biochemistry/Pharmacy, Biology, Biology/Occupational Therapy, Biology/Pharmacy, Biology/Physical Therapy, Business Administration, Business, Chemistry, Chemistry/Pharmacy, Communication, Economics, English, French Studies, History, History/Library and Information Sciences, Interdisciplinary Studies, Market Data Analytics, Mathematics, Nursing, Philosophy, Pre-Law, Pre-Med, Psychology, Psychology/Occupational Therapy, Public Policy, Religious Studies, ROTC – Air Force, ROTC – Army, Sociology, Sociology/Criminology and Justice, Sociology/Social Work, Spanish, Studio Art, Teacher Education*, Visual Arts and Experimental Media. Minors/Concentrations: Arabic, Chinese, Dance, Filipino, French, German, Health Care Management, Hebrew, International Studies, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Latin American Studies, Philippine Studies, Political Science, Russian, Sports Management, Theatre, Women’s Studies, Writing. *Teacher Education, leading to initial New York State Certification, is an academic concentration that can be coupled with nearly every major.

ACTIVITIES OFFERED

Campus Ministries X
Choral groups X
Concert band  
Dance X
Drama/theater X
International Student Organization X
Jazz band  
Literary magazine X
Marching band  
Model UN X
Music ensembles  
Musical theater  
Opera  
Pep band  
Radio station X
Student government X
Student newspaper X
Student-run film society  
Symphony orchestra  
Television station X
Yearbook  

COMMON CORE

Arts/fine arts X
Computer literacy X
English (including composition) X
Foreign languages X
History X
Humanities X
Mathematics X
Philosophy X
Sciences (biological or physical) X
Social science X

CLASS SIZE BREAKDOWN

Size 2-9 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 37 172 139 50 0 0 0 398

CAMPUS HOUSING OPTIONS FOR UNDERGRADUATES

Coed dorms X
Men’s dorms  
Women’s dorms  
Apartments for married students  
Apartments for single students  
Special housing for disabled students X
Special housing for international students  
Fraternity/sorority housing  
Cooperative housing  
Theme housing  
Wellness housing  
Other housing options  

ADMISSIONS

ADMISSIONS FALL 2016

2,667 Total Applicants
2,471 Total Admissions
436 Total Freshmen Enrollment

Selectivity
92.65% of applicants admitted

Admissions Deadlines for 2017-18 Admission

Rolling admission? Yes

Priority date: Mar 1

Admissions Factors

Very Important
Rigor of secondary school record
Academic GPA
Character/personal qualities

Important
Standardized test scores
Application Essay
Recommendation(s)
Extracurricular activities

Considered
Class rank
Interview
Alumni/ae relation
Geographical residence
State residency
Volunteer work
Work experience
Level of applicant’s interest

Freshmen Profile Fall 2016

  25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 400 490
SAT Math 380 490
SAT Writing    
SAT Essay    
ACT Composite 17 22
ACT Math 16 22
ACT English 16 22
ACT Writing    

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TUITION AND COSTS BEFORE FINANCIAL AID 2017-2018

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