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Meet Saint Vincent College

Founded in 1846 as the nation's first Benedictine college, Saint Vincent College ranks as a first-tier National Liberal Arts College (US News and World Report).

Preparing Good Citizens

More than ever, colleges must ask: what is our role in preparing young people for the future of work and for building a society of shared responsibility, values and justice?

At Saint Vincent College, the answer is simple: when we respect, value, and care for one another, we move forward.

Saint Vincent College Mission Statement

Saint Vincent College is an educational community rooted in the tradition of the Catholic faith, the heritage of Benedictine monasticism and the love of values inherent in the liberal approach to life and learning. Its mission is to provide quality undergraduate and graduate education for men and women to enable them to integrate their professional aims with the broader purposes of human life. The programs, activities and encounters that make up student life at Saint Vincent College encourage the intellectual gifts, professional aptitudes and personal aspirations of students to mature harmoniously.

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Rooted in Tradition, Focused on the Future

The Rule of St. Benedict—a timeless 1,500-year-old book—reminds us that personal success finds meaning only when we come together to build a stronger and more inclusive society.

Empowering Exceptional Lives

At Saint Vincent College, motivated students achieve professional success and purposeful, meaningful lives. Our graduates become top scientists, teachers, health professionals, corporate executives, engineers, lawyers, doctors, and other leaders who engage with the local and global community to make the world a better place.

  • Recent Employers

    • The National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    • United States Army Corps of Engineers
    • Crown Castle
    • Honeywell
    • Qualtrics
    • Cleveland Browns
    • U.S. Marshals Service
    • FBI
    • UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Recent Graduate School Acceptances

    • Columbia University
    • Northwestern University
    • Gonzaga University
    • Carnegie Mellon University
    • SUNY Albany
    • University of Connecticut
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • George Mason University
    • Duquesne University
    • Penn State University
  • Recent Professional School Acceptances

    • School of Law
    • School of Dentistry
    • School of Veterinary Medicine
    • Georgetown School of Medicine
    • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
    • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    • University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine