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Saint Vincent College

Latrobe, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate73%
Acceptance Rate73%

Saint Vincent College Admissions

If you are applying to Saint Vincent College, the regular decision application deadline is May 1 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Students who apply to Saint Vincent College for the fall semester should anticipate a decision by October 1.

Saint Vincent College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Saint Vincent College's admissions stats.

Saint Vincent College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 19%
Mean SAT Score 1146
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 58%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 13%
Waitlist Yes

Saint Vincent College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Saint Vincent College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––
Regular Decision Yes May 1 October 1

Applying Early to Saint Vincent College?

Saint Vincent College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Saint Vincent College Admissions

Transferring to Saint Vincent College

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Saint Vincent College

Saint Vincent College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Saint Vincent College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Saint Vincent College

What does Saint Vincent College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Class Rank Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with Saint Vincent College for more information on admission factors.

Saint Vincent College Application Requirements

To apply to Saint Vincent College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Saint Vincent College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 3
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Saint Vincent College?

Students admitted to Saint Vincent College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6. Saint Vincent College considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.

Out of all students that were admitted, 52% submitted a class rank. At Saint Vincent College 19% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 44% were in the top 25% and 75% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Saint Vincent College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 24%
3.75 and 3.99 22%
3.50 and 3.74 20%
3.25 and 3.49 13%
3.00 and 3.24 8%
2.50 and 2.9 11%
2.00 and 2.49 2%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Saint Vincent College directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Saint Vincent College considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Saint Vincent College is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 58% of Saint Vincent College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 13% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Saint Vincent College?

To be competitive with other Saint Vincent College applicants, you should aim to score between 1048 and 1270 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Saint Vincent College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1270 and 25% of scored lower than 1048, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Saint Vincent College student is 1146.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Saint Vincent College students scored 603 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Saint Vincent College students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Saint Vincent College?

To be most competitive at Saint Vincent College, you should strive to earn between 21 and 28 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Saint Vincent College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.

A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Saint Vincent College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Saint Vincent College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Saint Vincent College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by December 1.

Transfer students can enroll in Saint Vincent College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Saint Vincent College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Saint Vincent College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Saint Vincent College.

Does Saint Vincent College accept transfer credits?

✅ Saint Vincent College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Saint Vincent College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does Saint Vincent College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Saint Vincent College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Saint Vincent College?

❌ No, Saint Vincent College is test optional, so you can make the call whether to submit your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Saint Vincent College's acceptance rate?

✅ Saint Vincent College's acceptance rate is 73%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Saint Vincent College?

❌ Saint Vincent College does not offer early decision.

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Saint Vincent College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Saint Vincent College? Saint Vincent College is a somewhat selective institution. The Saint Vincent College acceptance rate is 73%. This means that the institution accepts 73 out of every 100 applicants.


Saint Vincent College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

May 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Saint Vincent College is May 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Saint Vincent College is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Saint Vincent College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1048 - 1270


Math SAT Range

470 - 603


Reading SAT Range

480 - 610

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1270 and Above


1048 to 1270


1048 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Saint Vincent College students is 1146. Applicants with SAT scores of 1270 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Saint Vincent College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1048 to 1270 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1048 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Saint Vincent College.

Saint Vincent College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Saint Vincent College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.6. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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