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 is Housatonic Community College (1.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 63% over five years.
St Vincent's College(CT) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty49 staff71 staff
St Vincent's College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 751 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has declined by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment751 students2,814 students
St Vincent's College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:122:1
St Vincent's College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students78 students971 students
St Vincent's College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students673 students1,843 students
St Vincent's College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
St Vincent's College Enrollment Breakdown CT All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
3%
St Vincent's College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
12%
16%
St Vincent's College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
10%
13%
St Vincent's College Black (2007-2016)
% White
75%
53%
St Vincent's College White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
-
1%
St Vincent's College Non Resident (2007-2010)
St Vincent's College Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups 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.0.410.66
St Vincent's College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
100%
13%
St Vincent's College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2012)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$62,500$35,100
St Vincent's College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
St Vincent's College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%78%
St Vincent's College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$22,000$5,500
St Vincent's College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$4,400
St Vincent's College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate38%64%
St Vincent's College Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
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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For Connecticut public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,238 per year for in-state students and $15,449 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,380 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Connecticut is 66%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Connecticut 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 0.66, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Connecticut is Capital Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.