St. Vincent College

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300 Fraser Purchase Road

Latrobe, PA 15650-2690

Phone: (724) 532-6600
2013-2014 Tuition
tuition and fees
male /
Apr. 1
application deadline

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U.S. News Rankings

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U.S. News rank Category Name
#146 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. National Liberal Arts Colleges

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St. Vincent College is a private institution that was founded in 1846. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,566, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 200 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. St. Vincent College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 146. Its tuition and fees are $30,351 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Saint Vincent College is a friendly and supportive educational community rooted in the Catholic, Benedictine tradition that provides contemporary programs through which students can integrate their professional goals with the broader purpose of human life.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1846
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment $71,337,060


When applying to St. Vincent College, it's important to note the application deadline is April 1. The application fee at St. Vincent College is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 65.8 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 65.8%
Application deadline April 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at St. Vincent College is 12:1, and the school has 57.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at St. Vincent College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Mathematics and Statistics; and Science Technologies/Technicians. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 83 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 12:1
4-year graduation rate 62%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 27%
Education 10%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 9%
Mathematics and Statistics 8%
Science Technologies/Technicians 7%

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Student Life

St. Vincent College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,566, with a gender distribution of 52.4 percent male students and 47.6 percent female students. At this school, 67.1 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 32.9 percent of students live off campus. St. Vincent College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.

Total enrollment 1,766
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA III

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Campus Info & Services

St. Vincent College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. St. Vincent College also offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at St. Vincent College, 79 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at St. Vincent College.

Students who have cars on campus 79%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At St. Vincent College, 83.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $4,764.

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Tuition and fees $30,351 (2013-14)
Room and board $9,538 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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