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Why New York?

  • One of the world's most exciting cities.
  • Home to many world-class universities, many with close links to NYC industry.
  • A global financial and business powerhouse: the perfect place to start a career in business, science, law, or the arts.


(2 – 4 semesters)

  • A four-year, coeducational college on a 70-acre campus overlooking the Hudson River
  • Only 30 minutes from Manhattan, in safe, affluent Riverdale, New York.
  • Over 70 programs offered in Bachelor's, Master's and Post-Master's Certificate degree level
  • Ranked top 5 for most student volunteers among 48 colleges throughout New York City

Key facts

Founded: 1847 (Private)

Location: Riverdale, New York (30 minutes by train to central Manhattan)

Students: 1,800+

Housing: On campus

Internship: Placement in NYC

Unconditional: GPA 2.5+, IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL 61 iBT, No SAT required.
Conditional: From TOEFL iBT 20.

Transfer: After 2 – 4 semesters

Great location
  • Only 30 minutes from Manhattan, in safe Riverdale, New York

Typical Major Pathways

  • Architecture
  • Business and Management
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Digital Media
  • Economics and Finance
  • Engineering/Pre-Engineering
  • Fine Arts
  • Health Sciences and Nursing
  • Humanities
  • Law/Pre-Law
  • Mathematics
  • Performing Arts
  • Natural Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Sports Management

Key facts

Start dates: August, January
Semester 1: August – December / Semester 2: January – May
Semester 1: January – May / Semester 2: August – December

Length: 2 semesters per year

Average class size: 17

Entry requirements

English Language: TOEFL iBT 61 / IELTS 5.5

If you are below this level you can still apply for this program but will need to take additional terms of the GO: Prepared program (delivered as English for Academic Studies) beforehand.

TOEFL is waived on completion of GO: Prepared program at Level 4.

Academic Entry Requirements:

  • Completed Senior High School
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Minimum age: 17

Clubs & Societies

When it comes to expanding and deepening your experience beyond the classroom there is something for everyone at Mount Saint Vincent.

You are encouraged to get involved in co-curricular activity. It’s a great way to connect with fellow students, develop all-important leadership skills or just explore.

Examples of the over 40 club and organizations include:

  • Accounting Club
  • Make a Difference
  • Mount Media
  • Mount Times
  • Student Nursing Association
  • Sports Business Club
  • The Underground
  • Women’s Studies Club
  • Psychology Club
  • Moment on Magic Foundation

Sports and Athletics

  • 15 NCAA D-III Athletic Teams(Mount Saint Vincent Dolphins)
  • Fitness and Recreational programs

Facilities include:

  • Outdoors athletic field with the view of the Hudson River
  • Performance and auxiliary gym
  • Dance studios
  • Wrestling rooms
  • Sports medicine suites
  • 7,500-square-feet fitness center

Thank you for your enquiry.
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The Kings Admissions Team