St Vincent's College

  • 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 751 students (10% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
  • St Vincent's College is one of 5 community colleges within Fairfield County, CT.
  • The nearest community college to St Vincent's College is Housatonic Community College (1.8 miles away).

Top Placements

St Vincent's College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
St Vincent's College(CT) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesAssociate of Arts Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty49 staff71 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of St Vincent's College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The St Vincent's College diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment751 students2,814 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:122:1
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# Full-Time Students78 students971 students
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# Part-Time Students673 students1,843 students
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% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
12%
16%
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% Black
10%
13%
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% White
75%
53%
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% Non Resident races
-
1%
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Diversity Score0.410.66
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College Completion Rate
100%
10%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$62,500$35,100
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $16,200 is less than the state average of $18,380. The private state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$16,200$18,380
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$22,000$5,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$4,400
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Acceptance Rate38%64%
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Source: 2016 (or 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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