St Vincent's College

Tel: (203)576-5235
820 students
Private not-for-profit

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St. Vincent's College is a community-based Catholic College providing an education in nursing and allied health, and the liberal arts and sciences.
School Highlights:
St Vincent's College serves 820 students (15% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 39%.
St Vincent's College is one of 5 community colleges within Fairfield County, CT.
The nearest community college is Housatonic Community College (1.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
St Vincent's College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 820 teachers has grown by 93% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
820 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
120 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 700 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian 2%
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 12%
7%
% Black 12%
12%
% White 74%
66%
% Two or more races -
2%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.42
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $18,900 is more than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 46% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $18,900 is more than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 46% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $18,900 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $18,900 $10,175
Percent Admitted 82%
77%
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

St. Vincent's, established in 1905, is a community based Catholic College providing an education in nursing, allied health, and the liberal arts and sciences. Its mission is derived from the historic commitment of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent De Paul to care for the sick poor and to educate others for the health care ministry. The core values of Ascension Health guide the College in its service to others: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity, and Dedication based upon an environment which supports Judeo-Christian values. St. Vincent's College is an affiliate of St. Vincent's Medical Center which provides a wealth of clinical experience for students. Serving Southwestern Connecticut and Westchester County, New York, St. Vincent's Medical Center is a modern, 397-bed acute care hospital offering more than 50 specialty and subspecialty medical and surgical disciplines. Through its dedicated and highly qualified faculty and staff, the College offers associate degrees in Nursing, Radiography, Medical Assisting, and General Studies. Certificate programs are offered in Medical Assisting, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Central Sterile Processing, Health Promotion, Hospital Coding and other allied health fields. The Continuing Education Division provides numerous credit and non-credit courses and programs to help individuals upgrade their skills or prepare for new careers. St. Vincent's College is licensed and accredited by the State of Connecticut Board of Governors for Higher Education. The College is authorized to award Associate in Science degrees in Allied Health Fields and General Studies. St. Vincent's College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

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