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Study at 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 enrolments 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.

Profile of College of Mount Saint Vincent

The main campus of College of Mount Saint Vincent is in Bronx, NY (a large city). The school is a Roman Catholic institution. College of Mount Saint Vincent is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Post-Master s certificate.

Course Topics

College of Mount Saint Vincent offers more choices of majors than most colleges its size. The school students most commonly major in a field related to media, education and teaching, nursing and emergency medicine, and liberal arts.

College of Mount Saint Vincent Selectivity

College of Mount Saint Vincent does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 430 to 500. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 420 or more.


College of Mount Saint Vincent offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student enrolment

In 2007, the school had 1,810 enrolled students. College of Mount Saint Vincent has a larger minority student population than most schools. Females make the bulk of the Student enrolment at the school.

Student Life

College of Mount Saint Vincent is generally not a school for part-time students. The school makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available. Student athletes at the school belong to the Other and Skyline Conference for major sports.

College of Mount Saint Vincent Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts94liberal arts and sciences, English, sociology, history, Spanish language, economics, international relations, French language, . . .
Education and Teaching89 education courses, physical education teaching, health teaching
Nursing and Emergency Medicine81registered nursing, various nursing
Business and Management42 business, business management
Media33 communication studies
Therapy and Counseling25 psychology
Medicine4health professions
Science3biology, biochemistry, chemistry
Computer Science and Engineering2computer support
Religion and Philosophy0philosophy, religion

Contact: College of Mount Saint Vincent

College of Mount Saint Vincent

6301 Riverdale Ave

Bronx, NY 10471-1093

General Phone: (718) 405-3200


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