College of Mount Saint Vincent

Campus Description

The College of Mount Saint Vincent is an academically excellent, authentically inclusive, Catholic and ecumenical liberal arts college. It combines a strong core curriculum with a full array of majors in the liberal arts and selected professional fields of study, including accounting, business administration, education, and nursing. Through its School of Professional and Continuing Studies, the College extends its primary undergraduate mission by offering high quality graduate studies in business, education and nursing and an array of undergraduate and certificate programs serving non-traditional students. Mount Saint Vincent is located on a pastoral campus in New York City, with easy access to all the educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities that the city affords.

6301 Riverdale Ave., Riverdale, NY 10471

Toll-free 800.665.CMSV or 718.405.3267

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Degrees Offered

Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate


Varsity Sports: NCAA Division III: Women's: basketball, cross-country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, volleyball. Men's: baseball, basketball, cross-country, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, volleyball, wrestling.

Intramural Sports: Women's: basketball, tennis, volleyball, running events, indoor soccer, softball, dodgeball, bowling, flag football. Men's: basketball, tennis, volleyball, running events, indoor soccer, softball, dodge ball, bowling, flag football.

Clubs and Activities

American Institute of Biological Sciences, Angelicum, Ariel Society, Boy Club, Business and Economics Club, Carribean Student Association, Casa Latina, Cheerleading, CLIO (History Club), CMSV Players, Communications Club, Environmental Club, Family of Multi-Cultural Awareness, Fashion Magazine, Flava, FLOW, GLOWW, International Students Association, Make a Difference (MAD), Model UN, Mount MDs, Music Society, R.A.W. Fashion, Rugby, SAMAHAN, Science Club, Sports Business Club, Student Government, Student Nurse Association, The MounTimes (Newspaper), The NY Experience, The Underground (Literary Magazine), U Dig Club, Universal Tongues, WMSV Media, Womens Studies, Words.

Enrollment for Fall 2015

Undergraduate (Matriculated): 1,585 (Full-time: 472 men, 1,033 women; Part-time: 18 men, 62 women)
Graduate (Matriculated): 162 (Full-time: 7 men, 24 women; Part-time: 20 men, 111 women)
19% enrolled in top quarter of high school class
5% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 410 – 500
SAT math range: 400 – 490
ACT range: 17 – 20
50% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
49% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0

Campus Demographics

 Undergraduate StudentsGraduate Students
% Black / African American14.6%21.6%
% Asian9.5%9.4%
% Hispanic / Latino38.3%17.4%
% White, Non-Hispanic26.7%30%
% American Indian / Alaskan Native0.1%0%
% International / Nonresident Alien1.7%13.3%
% Two or more races5.0%4.2%
% Unknown Race / Ethnicity4.1%4.1%

Tuition Information for 2015-2016

Tuition & Fees:
$23,650 per year, or $$940 per credit
Tuition Only:
Room & Board:

Admission/Application Deadlines

Application Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers): fall- rolling, April 2 priority, early action November 15; spring- rolling

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Deadlines for Freshmen:
fall- rolling, March 15 priority; spring- rolling
Financial Aid Deadlines for Transfers:
fall- August 1; spring- December 1

Application Requirements

HS transcript; SAT, ACT, or TOEFL; 1 academic recommendation; interview advised.
Average Financial Aid Package:
Average Non-Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Aid:
Types of Non-Need Aid Awarded:
Academic; Leadership