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College of Mount St. Vincent is a private institution that was founded in 1847. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,655, its setting is city, and the campus size is 70 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. College of Mount St. Vincent's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 124. Its tuition and fees are $29,170 (2012-13).
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Mount Saint Vincent is a co-educational, private, four-year college that provides an excellent liberal arts education in the Catholic tradition. Overlooking the Hudson River, the College's beautiful 70-acre campus is minutes away from all New York City offers. The student body is rich in religious, ethnic and cultural diversity, and a strong sense of community prevails on campus. Small classes, the personal attention of a 13:1 student-faculty ratio, and an outstanding faculty all provide an exceptional learning environment. Leading-edge, quality academic programs include 56 majors and concentrations such as Biology, Business, Psychology, Nursing and Communications. Mount students have access to more than 600 world-class internships in the greater New York metropolitan area. The College's undergraduates are able to engage in original research and present it nationally at professional conferences, through the Mount's Center for Undergraduate Research.
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to College of Mount St. Vincent, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling, and the early action deadline is November 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due June 15. The application fee at College of Mount St. Vincent is $35. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 66.6 percent and an early acceptance rate of 85.3 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||66.6%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||June 15|
The student-faculty ratio at College of Mount St. Vincent is 13:1, and the school has 55.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at College of Mount St. Vincent include: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies; Business/Commerce, General; Speech Communication and Rhetoric; and Psychology, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 73.0 percent.
College of Mount St. Vincent has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,655, with a gender distribution of 26.9 percent male students and 73.1 percent female students. At this school, 44.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 56.0 percent of students live off campus. College of Mount St. Vincent is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
College of Mount St. Vincent offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and health service. College of Mount St. Vincent also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at College of Mount St. Vincent, 41 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at College of Mount St. Vincent.
|Students who have cars on campus||41%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At College of Mount St. Vincent, 86.4 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $11,000.
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|Tuition and fees||$29,170 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$11,650 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data