St Vincent's College

Tel: (203)576-5235
832 students
Private not-for-profit
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 832 students (19% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
St Vincent's College is one of 5 community colleges within Fairfield County, CT.
The nearest community college is Housatonic Community College (1.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 109% over five years.
College St Vincent's College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 46 staff
61 staff
St Vincent's College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 832 has grown by 98% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment 832 students 1,296 students
St Vincent's College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
21:1
St Vincent's College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 162 students
814 students
St Vincent's College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 670 students
1,040 students
St Vincent's College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
St Vincent's College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
5%
St Vincent's College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
13%
21%
St Vincent's College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
13%
15%
St Vincent's College Black (2006-2013)
% White
67%
51%
St Vincent's College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
5%
3%
St Vincent's College Unknown (2012-2013)
St Vincent's College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.52 0.68
St Vincent's College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $19,650 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 39% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $19,650 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 39% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $19,650 $5,660
St Vincent's College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $19,650 $10,250
St Vincent's College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92%
89%
St Vincent's College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 72%
81%
St Vincent's College Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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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Did You Know?
Fairfield County, CT community colleges have a 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. of 0.57, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Fairfield County, CT is University of Connecticut-Stamford. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.