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Mount Saint Vincent: One of America’s Best Colleges


U.S. News and World Report Ranks the College as a Top School in its Annual Survey

The College of Mount Saint Vincent is one the best schools in the North according to US News and World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2006. The College is featured in the “Universities-Master’s” category with along with other institutions in the North region that offer both undergraduate and master’s level programs.

US News and World Report publishes the America’s Best College’s edition as a resource for students in selecting a college, and is widely recognized as a source of reliable and consistent data. The rankings are based on several measures of quality, which fall into seven broad categories: peer assessment; graduation and retention rate; faculty resources; student selectivity; financial resources; alumni giving; and graduation rate performance.

Mount Saint Vincent’s top-tier ranking recognizes the quality and strength of the College’s faculty, students and academic programs. These programs include more than 30 undergraduate major programs and master’s degree programs in nursing, and urban and multicultural education. A Master’s of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree program with a specialization in Healthcare Administration is expected to launch in January 2006.

About the College of Mount Saint Vincent
Founded in 1847 by the Sisters of Charity, the College of Mount Saint Vincent offers nationally recognized liberal arts education and a select array of professional fields of study on a landmark campus overlooking the Hudson River. Committed to the education of the whole person, and enriched by the unparalleled cultural, educational, and career opportunities of New York City, the College equips students with the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary for lives of achievement, professional accomplishment and leadership in the 21st century.