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Start at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, major at the University of Rochester.

  • New York is 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 midtown Manhattan)

Students: 1,800+

Housing: On campus

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
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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

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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 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

Meet the Kings support team

Total support from Kings

The King support team on the College of Mount Saint Vincent campus is here to help you.

We’re with you whenever you need us. And for as long as you need us.

Maximizing your potential

Elite universities such as Rochester demand elite students.

We’ll help you become the student who won’t just transfer to Rochester, but who will thrive and succeed once you are there.

Developing your academic profile

We’ll develop your academic and personal program to ensure you are a stand-out student.

Our Profile Builder Program includes:

  • Profile Analysis
  • Profile Building
  • Academic Guidance
  • SAT Prep
  • Personal Assessment
  • Care and Support

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 & 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

Take the next step: Apply today

Application is simple, straightforward and quick.

If you meet our criteria, we will confirm your offer as quickly as possible.

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The Kings Admissions Team