Saint Vincent College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$33,516
3% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$21,038
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
4.07%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
61.9%
2,490 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
1,865
93.5% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
69.2%
283 Graduates

About

Saint Vincent College is a higher education institution located in Westmoreland County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Saint Vincent College were General Biological Sciences (50 degrees awarded), General Psychology (35 degrees), and Accounting (33 degrees).

In 2017, 525 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Saint Vincent College. 53.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (442 degrees), 13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (34 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Vincent College is $33,516, which is $8,322 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Vincent College is $33,516, which is $8,322 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,038.

In 2017, 90% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 73% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$33,516
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Saint Vincent College was $33,516. The cost of tuition at Saint Vincent College is $8,322 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$21,038
2017 Value
8.14%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Saint Vincent College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,038. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Saint Vincent College grew by 8.14%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,959
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Saint Vincent College was of $10,959 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 4.58% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

90%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
73%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Saint Vincent College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.12% with respect to 2016, when 89% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.07%
2016 Default Rate
18
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Saint Vincent College was 4.07%, which represents 18 out of the 442 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Saint Vincent College received 2,490 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 10.4% annual growth. Out of those 2,490 applicants, 1,542 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 61.9% acceptance rate.

There were 1,865 students enrolled at Saint Vincent College in 2017, and 91% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Saint Vincent College has an overall enrollment yield of 29.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

61.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
1,542
Accepted Out of 2,490

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Saint Vincent College was 61.9% (1,542 admissions from 2,490 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 65.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 10.4%, while admissions grew by 3.77%.

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SAT Scores

91%
Submission Percentage
416
Scores Submitted

91% of enrolled first-time students at Saint Vincent College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Saint Vincent College has a total enrollment of 1,865 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Vincent College is 1,744 students and the part-time enrollment is 121. This means that 93.5% of students enrolled at Saint Vincent College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Saint Vincent College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 83.1% White, 5.58% Black or African American, 3.49% Hispanic or Latino, 1.82% Two or More Races, 1.34% Asian, 0.268% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.107% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Saint Vincent College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (44.5%), followed by White Female (39%) and Black or African American Male (4.33%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (44.1%), followed by White Female (37.8%) and Black or African American Female (3.94%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Saint Vincent College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,865 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Vincent College is 1,744 and the part-time enrollment is 121. This means that 93.5% of students enrolled at Saint Vincent College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Saint Vincent College was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Saint Vincent College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,550
  2. Black or African American
    104
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    65

The enrolled student population at Saint Vincent College is 83.1% White, 5.58% Black or African American, 3.49% Hispanic or Latino, 1.82% Two or More Races, 1.34% Asian, 0.268% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.107% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 64 students (3.43%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 37 more women than men received degrees from Saint Vincent College. The majority of degree recipients at Saint Vincent College are white (442 degrees awarded). There were 13 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (34 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Saint Vincent College is General Biological Sciences (50 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (35 degrees) and Accounting (33 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Saint Vincent College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Biology (64 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (11 degrees), and History (11 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Vincent College are Physicians (390,868 people), Other managers (246,248 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (239,879 people), Postsecondary teachers (174,381 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (168,473 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Vincent College are Biology (64 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (11 degrees), History (11 degrees), Theology (8 degrees), and Communications (30 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Vincent College are Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Saint Vincent College are Biology (64 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (11 degrees), History (11 degrees), Theology (8 degrees), and Communications (30 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Vincent College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (509,635 people), Elementary & secondary schools (443,607 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (434,287 people), Offices of physicians (192,207 people), and Computer Systems Design (151,083 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Vincent College are Biology (64 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (11 degrees), History (11 degrees), Theology (8 degrees), and Communications (30 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Saint Vincent College.
Most Common
  1. 50 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 35 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 33 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Saint Vincent College was General Biological Sciences with 50 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 244
  2. 281

In 2017, 244 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Vincent College, which is 0.868 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (281).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Vincent College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 3.71 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 35 degrees were awarded to women at Saint Vincent College in General Biological Sciences, which is 2.33 times more than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

60%
100% Completion Time
69%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 60% of students graduating from Saint Vincent College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Saint Vincent College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.77% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    442 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    34 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Saint Vincent College is white (442 degrees awarded). There were 13 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (34 degrees).

6.48% of degree recipients (34 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    230 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    212 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Saint Vincent College is white female (230 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (212 degrees).

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Operations

Saint Vincent College has an endowment valued at nearly $98.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $11.3M (11.5%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Saint Vincent College had a total salary expenditure of $55.2M. Saint Vincent College employs 39 Associate professors, 38 Assistant professors, and 20 Professors. Most academics at Saint Vincent College are Male Associate professors (27), Male Assistant professors(23), and Male Professors (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Vincent College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 65 employees, Service, with 45 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 40 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$98.8M
2017 Endowment
16.4%
growth from 2016

Saint Vincent College has an endowment valued at about $98.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Saint Vincent College grew 16.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $61.7M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.11M - Federal
  2. $1.68M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Saint Vincent College received $1.11M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.68M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$21.9M
2017 Salaries
1.69%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Saint Vincent College paid a median of $21.9M in salaries, which represents 39.7% of their overall expenditure ($55.2M) and a 1.69% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.99% growth from 2015 and a 0.93% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.99M
Instructional Salaries
103
Number of Employees

In 2017, Saint Vincent College paid a total of $6.99M to 103 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
39 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
65 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Saint Vincent College were Associate professor with 39 employees; Assistant professor with 38 employees; and Assistant professor with 20 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Vincent College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 65 employees; Service with 45 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 40 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Saint Vincent College was Male Associate professor with 27 employees, Male Assistant professor with 23 employees, and Male Professor with 16 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Saint Vincent College.

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