Saint Vincent College is ranked among "The 25 Best Private Colleges in the U.S. for Merit Aid" in Money magazine’s 2015-16 rankings, a new rating category "where smart students can earn the most financial assistance." Saint Vincent is ranked no. 7 in the new category and is the only Pennsylvania college to make the list. Of the 25 schools selected, Saint Vincent and three others are sponsored by Benedictine religious communities.
In addition to its Best Private Colleges ranking, Saint Vincent was also highly ranked in Money magazine’s other categories – no. 30 in The 50 Best Liberal Arts Colleges (the leading schools for a traditional undergraduate education), no. 34 in The 50 Most Affordable Private Colleges (where students typically spend the least to earn a degree) and no. 26 in The 50 Best Colleges That You Can Actually Get Into (top colleges that accept at least 66 percent of applicants). The complete listings are available online at www.money.com.
U.S. News and World Report
For the sixth consecutive year, Saint Vincent College has been ranked in the first tier of National Liberal Arts Colleges in the 2016 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges Guidebook. See www.usnews.com for more information.
Saint Vincent College is ranked among the top 10 Catholic colleges in Pennsylvania, according to a new ranking released by Niche.com, a research site that blends community reviews with hard data to help prospective students and their families explore what a college or university is really like. Saint Vincent is ranked seventh on the list of 24 Catholic colleges in the state. The 2016 Best Catholic Colleges ranking is based on key statistics and student reviews. The top-ranked Catholic colleges are leading academic institutions that offer students an education and college experience rooted in Catholic traditions and faith.
Forbes business magazine again listed Saint Vincent College in 2016 among the Top 300 Best Value Colleges in the nation on its annual ranking of America’s Best Colleges. Saint Vincent also was No. 119 among Liberal Arts Colleges, No. 121 in the Northeast and No. 109 in Grateful Grads, an ROI measure based on the concept that the best colleges produce successful people who make enough money in their careers to be charitable and give back to their alma mater. For more information, visit www.forbes.com.
Saint Vincent College was ranked No. #24 on Washington Monthly’s Best Bang for the Buck in the Northeast, and also made its national list of best Liberal Arts Colleges based on social mobility, research and service, in the publication’s 2015 rankings.
Is College Worth It?
In this publication by New York Times best-selling author William J. Bennettand David Wilezol, Saint Vincent is identified as one of only 43 “Schools Worth Attending,” and is the only Catholic college and the only Pennsylvania college among the private schools listed.
Saint Vincent College is ranked third among the “Top 150 Best Colleges for the Money in the Nation” by College Factual (www.collegefactual.com), a site that uses customizable outcomes-based tools and rankings systems to guide students through the college selection process.