Admission Requirements

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The Admissions Committee carefully evaluates applicants utilizing a holistic review, to give applicants the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to succeed.

The application review includes an analysis of academic preparation, such as high school transcript, college transcript(s), selected grades in Math and Science, coursework rigor and life experiences, such as professional skills training and military experience. Applicants are also given the option to request an informal interview.

St. Vincent’s College (SVC) recognizes the importance of academic preparation to pursue all health care credentials. However, SVC acknowledges that applicants have other valuable skills and may have overcome hardships in pursuit of their careers. Therefore, the holistic review includes demonstrated leadership experience, community service and volunteerism, work experience and overcoming hardship.

Application Checklist (Degree Programs)

  1. Online application ($20 fee)
  2. Minimum 2.75 cumulative grade point average
  3. Official high school transcript or GED
  4. Official transcript(s) from each institution of higher learning attended, whether or not credit was earned or desired
  5. Letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, advisor or employer
  6. Interview with an admissions counselor (recommended)
  7. (Optional) SAT/ACT score
    • SAT code: 3789
    • ACT code: 0592

Official transcripts must be sent directly from the previous institution(s) to the Office of Admissions. Failure to comply could jeopardize federal financial aid with the Department of Education’s Unusual Enrollment History Verification Process.

Application Deadline

Applications are considered on a rolling basis. However, if you are applying for Fall 2018, we encourage you to submit your complete application as soon as possible.

More Information

As a condition of enrollment, you will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check, health screening and drug test if admitted to SVC.

If you have any questions about applying to St. Vincent’s College, contact the Admissions Office: or 203-576-5513.

Information on this page is accurate as of 4/30/2018.