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College Of Mount Saint Vincent

College Of Mount Saint Vincent

The College of Mount Saint Vincent, popularly referred to as Mount, was established in 1847. It was initially a women's school called the Academy of Mount Saint Vincent. In 1911, it became a degree granting institute, and went coeducational in 1974. The Mount campus is located on 70 acres of land in Riverdale, New York. Mount's recent enrollments have been more than 1,000 students, including men and women from over 20 states and several countries worldwide every year.

The College of Mount Saint Vincent offers a large number of majors to students. Apart from associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees, several non-degree courses are also available. The academic divisions of the college include:

  • School of Professional and Continuing Studies
  • Undergraduate College

The sports teams of College of Mount Saint Vincent are nicknamed the Dolphins. They are members of the NCAA Division III, East Coast Athletic Conference, and Skyline Conference, and participate in cross country, soccer, tennis, volleyball, basketball, swimming, baseball, lacrosse, and softball.

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Contacting College of Mount Saint Vincent

College of Mount Saint Vincent
6301 Riverdale Ave
Bronx , NY 10471-1093
General Phone: (718) 405-3200
http://www.mountsaintvincent.edu

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College of Mount Saint Vincent Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching65health teaching, physical education teaching, education courses
Liberal Arts64foreign language and literature, French language, Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, social services, economics, international relations, sociology, ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine58registered nursing, various nursing
Business and Management53business, business management
Therapy and Counseling50psychology
Media35communication studies
Science21biology, biochemistry, chemistry
Medicine12health professions
Mathematics5mathematics
Computer Science and Engineering1computer support
Religion and Philosophy0philosophy, religion

Number of programs and degrees for College of Mount Saint Vincent in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree28125
Master's degree793
Associate's degree02
Post-master's certificate41

College of Mount Saint Vincent Student Body

In 2007-2008, College of Mount Saint Vincent had a total enrollment of 1,810 students (1,691 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 29%
Women 71%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 73%
Graduate 27%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 35%
Black 11%
Hispanic 22%
Asian 8%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 23%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 37%
20-21 28%
22-24 9%
25-29 5%
30-34 6%
35-39 3%
40-49 6%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
New York84%
New Jersey7%
Connecticut3%
Rhode Island2%
Massachusetts1%
New Hampshire1%
(International Students)1%
Pennsylvania1%
Virginia1%
Florida1%

College of Mount Saint Vincent Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 77 %

College of Mount Saint Vincent Room and Board (2007)

College of Mount Saint Vincent offers campus housing for 760 of its 1,691 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of New York, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

College of Mount Saint Vincent Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total2,2241,48267%38126%
Men65043867%11025%
Women1,5741,04466%27126%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420520
SAT Math410510

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT100%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended
Other Standardized Testsnot required

College of Mount Saint Vincent Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 24,580
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 24,580
Room and board $ 9,375
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 1,100

Financial Aid:
College of Mount Saint Vincent participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 270300)

College of Mount Saint Vincent Faculty

College of Mount Saint Vincent has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured1626
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1215
Non-tenured and not on tenure track05

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year4$77,35610$79,643
Associate professoracademic year11$64,20512$64,694
Assistant professoracademic year12$56,74213$50,648
Instructoracademic year1*11$55,284
All faculty totalacademic year28$62,68146$61,724

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

College of Mount Saint Vincent Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

SportConference
Basketball Skyline Conference
Baseball Skyline Conference
Track Skyline Conference

College of Mount Saint Vincent Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other

Education And Teaching
Education, Other
Health Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Urban Studies/Affairs

Mathematics
Mathematics, General

Media
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medicine
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Religion And Philosophy
Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Science
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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Notable:
checked Roman Catholic affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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