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.

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A showcase of the different opportunities for learning was on display at the

14th Annual Academic Conference.

Congratulations to all students and faculty recognized at

Honors Convocation.

View a gallery of photos from this traditional celebration of academic accomplishments.

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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.

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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.

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