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College of Mount St. Vincent
Riverdale, NY
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.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,702
   Women 1,191 (70.0%)
   Men 511 (30.0%)
Graduate Students 208
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 93% of 2,667 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.00
SAT Math 380-490 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 400-490 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 17-22 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $47,235
  Tuition and Fees $35,130
  Room and Board $8,720
Average Percent of Need Met 71%
Average Freshman Award $22,853
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 79
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 35% of classes
30-39 students: 17% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
Riverdale Population 48,049
Nearest Metropolitan Area New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 53% of freshmen, 53% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
9.3% Asian
15.4% Black/African-American
40.6% Hispanic/Latino
4.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
25.9% White
4.5% Unknown
International Students 1.9%
First-Year Students Returning 77.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 39.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported