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International Students

Greetings from Saint Vincent College

Thank you for your interest in Saint Vincent College!

Saint Vincent College welcomes students from around the world to join our undergraduate and graduate programs. With a nearly 200-year history, Saint Vincent College offers academic excellence and a commitment to student learning. The academic program combines the breadth of a liberal arts foundation with depth in more than 50 degree programs. Saint Vincent College is ranked in the top five percent of colleges and universities nationwide, and has been recognized among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges.
 

First, it's important to determine the program in which you are interested. Are you a:

See below for details for each option.

  • Undergraduate International Admission Requirements

    General Requirements
    • Completed and signed Application for Admission
    • Official secondary school transcript or academic record (This must be translated into English with a grading scale included).
    • SAT or ACT scores
    • Copy of passport photo page to confirm citizenship
    • English proficiency exam scores
    • Supplemental Application Form with certificate of financial responsibility
      • This form and financial information is required for issuance of immigration documents and must be submitted and approved by Dean of Admission upon payment of reservation deposit.
    Transfer Students Only

    In addition to all items listed above, international students seeking transfer to Saint Vincent from another university must submit the following:

    • Official university transcript from all previously attended institutions (This must be translated into English with a grading scale included).
    • Competed Dean of Students Reference Form 

    Note: SAT or ACT scores may be waived by the Dean of Admission if the transfer student graduated from high school 2 or more years prior to application.

    Four-Year Degree

    First year*:
    Tuition and fees** $36,586
    Estimated Room and board $12,156
    Other expenses*** $3,000
    Total (estimated) $51,742
    *Charges are subject to change in future years.
    **Includes one-time International Welcome Week fee
    ***Other expenses estimates include the following: books, $980 per year; insurance, $500 per year; miscellaneous, $85 per month.

    Items such as insurance, books, etc. are included in the estimate as costs but ones that Saint Vincent College does not necessarily provide. Books may be purchased on campus and insurance should be arranged for prior to entering the United States. Please contact the Admission office for any needed clarification.

    Supplemental Application Form

    Scholarships are available for qualified applicants.  A typical scholarship for an undergraduate international student is $10,000-$15,000 for an academic year. 

  • Study Abroad Students in Exchange Programs

    Per Semester:*
    Estimated Room and board $5,401
    One-time International Welcome Week fee $247 
    Other expenses** $1,500
    Estimated Total $7,148  

    *Charges are subject to change in future years.
    **Other expenses estimates include the following: books, $500 per semester; insurance, $250 per semester; miscellaneous, $85 per month.

    Costs for students on exchange programs may vary according to institutional agreements. Typically, visiting study abroad students pay costs of room, board and International Welcome Week fees to Saint Vincent College and pay tuition and related fees to their home university.  

  • Graduate International Students

    Admission Requirements

    Please see individual program websites, as specific graduate programs may require additional items.

    • A completed application for graduate admission.
    • Possess an earned Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Official transcripts must be submitted from each institution attended (This must be translated into English with a grading scale included).
    • Have a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.0.
    • Three letters of recommendation attesting to the applicant’s capacity and commitment to graduate study.
    • Personal statement of 500 words or less describing the applicant’s experience and why they wish to pursue this degree.
    • Scores on the Graduate Record Examination, the Graduate Management Aptitude Test or the Miller Analogies Test, as appropriate to the program, will be required if the undergraduate grade point average was below 3.00 and may be requested in other cases at the discretion of the program director.
    • For international applications, English proficiency exam scores:
    • For more information about individual program requirements and applications, go to our “How to Apply” page at https://www.stvincent.edu/admission-aid/apply#apply-graduate.
       
    Graduate Student Seeking a Master's or Doctoral Degree

    Graduate Education Tuition $698 per credit
    Graduate Business Tuition $723 per credit
    Graduate Health Science Tuition $860 per credit
    Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Tuition $1,086 per credit
    Health Services Fee (per semester) $62 (9 credits or more per semester)
    Technology Fee (per semester):

    • $103 (fewer than 9 credits per semester)
    • $252 (9 credits or more per semester)

    International Welcome Week fee $270

     

  • Deadlines

    For students planning to enroll in the fall semester, the application deadline is July 1.

    For students planning to enroll in the spring semester, the application deadline is November 1.

Admission Information

Office of Admission
Phone: 800-782-5549 x 2500
Email: admission@stvincent.edu

Financial Aid Office
Phone: 724-805-2555 or 800-782-5549
Email: financialaid@stvincent.edu