together, we rise.
Rooted in Catholic, Benedictine values and supported by a monastic community, Saint Vincent College provides a world-class education while preparing students for a life of meaning and purpose. Established in 1846 as the first Benedictine college in the United States and situated on 200 acres in the picturesque Laurel Highlands, Saint Vincent is located less than an hour east of Pittsburgh. The College offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and minors, nine graduate and professional programs, 24 NCAA Division III athletic teams, and more than 50 clubs and organizations.
Saint Vincent College is regularly recognized for its exceptional and affordable education. For 10 straight years, SVC has been ranked among first-tier national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report. College Factual placed Saint Vincent in the top 3% of national colleges in its “Best Colleges for the Money” rankings, and in May 2019, the New York Times listed Saint Vincent as one of the top performers in the nation for retention and graduation rates.
Saint Vincent College’s success has also been reflected in the US Department of Education’s College Scorecard, which reported that SVC’s 71% graduation rate is nearly twice the national average of 42%; additionally, 81% of SVC freshmen return for their sophomore year, compared to a national average of 68%. To top it off? A survey of 2019 graduates revealed that 98% were employed in their field of choice or furthering their education.
Visit explore.stvincent.edu to learn more about the possibilities that await you at Saint Vincent College—where together, we rise.