Saint Vincent College is a welcoming environment, sharing the core values of the Benedictine tradition, especially hospitality, community, love, prayer and respect for the dignity of all.


Founded in 1848 by Boniface Wimmer, a monk from Bavaria, we are the first Benedictine college in the United States. Saint Vincent College has striven to embody the ideals and character of the 1,500-year-old heritage of Benedictine education. For 170 years, the monks of Saint Vincent have exemplified and carried on this living Benedictine tradition.

Got monks? We do, and we’re proud of it.

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Find Out If Saint Vincent College Is


Right for You.


As America’s first Benedictine institution, Saint Vincent College welcomes every guest with hospitality and a sense of community. Come visit us – we will help you learn whether Saint Vincent is right for you.

Not sure what you want to major and possibly minor in?


We have options.


Find the right program by selecting what interests you. Explore »

Saint Vincent announces a new


Master of Science Degree in Criminology


with evening classes and a one year track to completion. Learn more about this new graduate program in criminology.

Each year students are encouraged to showcase their research and independent work at the


Academic Conference.


April 26th marks the 14th year of this event. Watch videos of past presenters.

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