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Saint Vincent College - Pennsylvania
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  • 4 Year
  • LATROBE, PA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Saint Vincent College is continuing to adhere to guidelines from the CDC and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The most up-to-date campus guidelines and protocols can be found on the College website. Saint Vincent is planning to return to full classroom capacity and a regular academic calendar for Fall 2021. Learn More

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

300 FRASER PURCHASE RD
LATROBE, PA 15650
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Presidents' Athletic Conference
From Saint Vincent College - Pennsylvania

Rooted in Catholic, Benedictine values, Saint Vincent College provides a world-class education while preparing students for successful, meaningful lives. Saint Vincent values strong character students who embrace rigorous academics in a connected community that fosters academic, social and spiritual growth.

Located in the Laurel Highlands less than an hour east of Pittsburgh, SVC offers more than 50 undergraduate programs, nine graduate and professional programs, 24 NCAA Division III sports and more than 50 clubs and organizations.

As part of the liberal arts curriculum, faculty challenge students to expand their minds about not what to think, but how to think. This means Saint Vincent graduates are uniquely prepared for success, with 98% of the Class of 2020 employed or furthering their education within one year of graduating. Additionally, 100% of incoming freshmen receive scholarship aid, making Saint Vincent College accessible for those who desire a transformational experience.

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Saint Vincent College - Pennsylvania Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
72%
SAT Range
960-1190
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$21,169 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$29,260 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 32 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 39 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 39 responses

Majors

Cybersecurity Major at Saint Vincent College

The Cybersecurity major emphasizes a curriculum with foundational theory and projects to prepare students with technical skills for employment or graduate studies. Students learn the principles of cybersecurity, while also receiving opportunities to complete internships and participate in competitions. The NSA and DHS have also named SVC a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    40%
  • On Campus
    60%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,415 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
47
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
32%
Varsity Athletes
26%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Friendly
    60%
  • Peaked in Highschool
    12%
  • Caring
    8%
  • Cliquey
    8%
  • "That's good enough."
    8%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
82%
Poll
92%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 38 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 47 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Great community
    54%
  • Small
    25%
  • Amazing
    13%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Mediocre
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
73%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 20 responses

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