College Counselors

At the Mount, we recognize that guidance counselors play an important role in students’ college search process. Through this counselor information portal, we encourage you to explore the College and its many resources.

Should you have any additional questions, please contact the Office of Admissions. We look forward to being a resource both to you and to your students in the upcoming year.

Our Review Process

Admission to the College of Mount Saint Vincent is based on academic and extra-curricular performance in high school. We have a rolling admission application policy. We request the following items from students:

  • Application – We are a Common Application member and charge no fee
  • SAT or ACT Scores, if student is transferring with fewer than 24 college credits
  • Personal essay on a topic of the student’s choice
  • High school transcript. Initially the transcript will include grades 9-11 and the schedule for senior year. By January of the student’s senior year, we require submission of first quarter or mid-year grades
  • At least one recommendation from a college counselor or teacher

College of Mount Saint Vincent Facts and Figures

  • Full-time undergraduate students – 1,475
  • Geographic distribution – 28 states and 9 countries
  • Everyone is equally welcome. The Mount is among the 20 most diverse colleges and universities in the United States, public and private combined.
  • Freshman applications received (2014) – 3,469
  • Freshmen enrolled (2014) – 518
  • New student enrollment, grouped by academic interest
    • Accounting, Business, and Economics – 12.2%
    • Nursing – 21.3%
    • Science and Math – 19.5%
    • Humanities and Social Science 18.5%
    • Undecided – 28.5%
  • Teacher Education – all students enroll both in a subject area major and in the teacher education program