Saint Vincent College

300 Fraser Purchase Rd, Latrobe, PA 15650-2690
Tel: (724)539-9761
Private not-for-profit | 1,766 students
Saint Vincent College is an educational community rooted in the tradition of the Catholic faith, the heritage of Benedictinemonasticism, and the love of values inherent in the liberal approach to life and learning. Its mission is to provide qualityundergraduate and graduate education for men and women to enable them to integrate their professional aims with the broaderpurposes of human life. The programs, activities, and encounters that make up student life at Saint Vincent College encouragethe intellectual gifts, professional aptitudes and personal aspirations of students to mature harmoniously.

School Overview:

Saint Vincent College
CountyWestmoreland County, PA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
131 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,766 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,593 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
173 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
1,566 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
200 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted66%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)470-560450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)480-600460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)450-570440-570
ACT English (25-75%)19-2619-25
ACT Math (25-75%)18-2518-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)20-2620-25

School Notes:

  • Saint Vincent College is a coeducational, Catholic, liberal arts college sponsored by the BenedictineMonks of Saint Vincent Archabbey, the first Benedictine foundation in the United States, founded in 1846. Both undergraduateand graduate degree programs are offered.
  • The Saint Vincent College Core Curriculum provides all students with a broadly based educationincluding courses in English, fine arts, history, natural sciences, mathematics, philosophy, foreign language, religiousstudies and social sciences.
  • Saint Vincent has been repeatedly ranked in national publications: Barron's 300 Best Buys in CollegeEducation; Money magazine (top 15 best values in the U.S., small liberal arts schools); U.S. News and World Report Guide toAmerica's Best Colleges; National Review: Guide to America's Top Liberal Arts Colleges (top 60 in the nation); PrincetonReview; others.
  • Saint Vincent College believes that physical activity is an essential aspect of a well-roundededucation. The College is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and follows the rules of the NCAADivision-III classification.
  • Saint Vincent is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and occupies a200 acre suburban campus in Unity Township, near Latrobe, Pennsylvania, 35 miles east of Pittsburgh on U.S. Route 30 East.
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