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Facts and Figures

Undergraduate and Graduate Students: 3,202

Where Our Students Are From: Mount students come from 28 states and 9 countries.

Academic Programs: The Mount offers more than 75 nationally recognized programs, including a full array of majors and minors in the sciences and mathematics, the humanities, arts, and social sciences, and professional preparation in accounting, business, communication, education, and nursing.

Degrees: Bachelor’s, Master’s, Post-Master’s Certificates

Number of Joint Degree Programs: 16

Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 15:1

Average Class Size: 20

Facilities: There are six residence halls at the Mount, offering resident students in-room wireless access, lounges, kitchens, and study areas. Facilities on-campus also include state-of-the art science and nursing labs, a student activities center, black box theater, professional dance studios, a TV production studio and post-production lab, a radio station, art studios and digital media labs, sports medicine suites, athletic field and gyms, a library, and Hudson Heights, our newest dining hall featuring indoor and outdoor seating.

Athletics: The Mount offers 13 varsity sports for men and women through the NCAA Division III Skyline Conference.

Athletic Facilities: On-campus facilities include an NCAA regulation turf athletic field overlooking the Hudson River, a performance gym and auxiliary gym, dance studios and wrestling rooms, sports medicine suites, and a 7,500-square-foot fitness center housed in the Peter Jay Sharp Athletic and Recreation Center.

Clubs and Organizations: 40+

Founded: 1847 by the Sisters of Charity of New York

Location: Riverdale, NY

Campus: Our 70-acre campus of rolling lawns and wooded hills overlooking the Hudson River and is just minutes to Manhattan.

School Colors: White and gold

School Mascot: Dolphin

Accreditation: The University of Mount Saint Vincent is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Did You Know?

The University of Mount Saint Vincent is among the five oldest colleges in New York City.

The motto is “Teach me goodness and discipline and knowledge.” (Psalm 118)

Fonthill Castle has served as a convent, chapel, museum, chaplain’s residence, and library. Built in 1852 as the country estate of Shakespearean actor Edwin Forrest, the Castle and three other campus buildings in use today are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Corazon C. Aquino, who led the 1986 People Power Revolution that restored democracy to the Philippines, was the first female President of the Philippines, the first female president in Asia, and she was a graduate of the Mount. Read more about our exceptional alumnae/i.