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During the COVID-19 pandemic, Saint Vincent College is following a strict Health and Safety Plan to mitigate the potential spread of the virus. At this time, no large gatherings or open house events are taking place on campus. Individual visits are permitted and all best practices are followed to ensure the health and safety of students, families and staff. 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
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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 2019 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

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
68%
SAT Range
1030-1240
ACT Range
20-27
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$21,426 / 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
$27,804 / 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
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 32 responses
54%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 35 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 35 responses

Majors

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
  • All
    0%
  • None
    90%
  • Some
    10%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,491 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
69
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
24%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 21 responses
  • Friendly
    62%
  • Caring
    10%
  • Cliquey
    10%
  • Peaked in Highschool
    10%
  • "That's good enough."
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
88%
Poll
94%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 34 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 43 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Great community
    55%
  • Small
    20%
  • Amazing
    15%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • Mediocre
    5%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
69%
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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