Saint Vincent College

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Saint Vincent College 

Saint Vincent College was established in 1846. It is a public Benedictine institution located in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA. The College’s acceptance rate is 72%. The college is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

Saint Vincent College  History

In 1846, Saint Vincent College was founded. In 1983, the institution became co-educational. Rt. Rev. Boniface Wimmer, O.S.B. (1871–1887) served as the first institution of the college. Since 2019, Rev. Paul R. Taylor, O.S.B, Ph.D. is working as the institution's president. 

Saint Vincent College  Programs, Courses and Schools

Saint Vincent College offers Undergraduate and Graduate programs on campus. The campus offers huge learning opportunities and challenges to the students. The 3 schools of Saint Vincent College are- 

  • School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government
  • The Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing

Saint Vincent College  Achievements/ USP

Saint Vincent College is ranked #120 out of #210 Regional universities by US News and World Report. The College is ranked #461 nationally by Forbes. The institution is ranked #377 by Times Higher Education. Saint Vincent College is known for its teachings, wide variety of Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses, interactive student body, very comfortable environment, it has 3 different academic schools which provides best career experience and it is among the best private universities in the region. 

Saint Vincent College  Alumni

Saint Vincent College’s alumni expert alumni from different backgrounds who are always ready to serve based on their common passion and responsibility towards the College. The College has a vast alumni network. Some of the alumni members are- 

  • Daniel Santiago
  • Rembert Weakland
  • Daniel Hugh Kelly
  • Erik Wells
  • Antony Davies
  • Regis McKenna
  • Erskine Ramsay
  • Bill Rosendahl
  • Adam Maida
  • René Henry Gracida
  • John J. Degnan
  • Douglas Robert Nowicki
  • Hugh Charles Boyle
  • George W. Ahr
  • Mark E. Seremet
  • Frank E. Resnik
  • Peter V. Sampo
  • Richard Burkhauser
  • Jack F. Olson

Saint Vincent College  infrastructure & services


Saint Vincent College has suburban campus in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA. The College’s campus is spread across a huge 200-acres area of land.  The campus serves more than 1,800 students. The campus is located in a beautiful environment and is surrounded by green lush trees everywhere and provides calm and soothing surroundings to enjoy. The campus also includes gardens all around the campuses to chill and relax. The campus is covered with highlands all around where students can go for hiking and enjoy. The Art center, Chapel and arts museum is also located on-campus for students.   


Dale P. Latimer Library at Saint Vincent College is an important part of the educational system and a priceless resource for students, faculty, staff, and alumni, but also for the broad community. The library offers a wide range of books and other materials and services to support academic studies and enhance research work at the university. The library on campus has a vast collection of books, an e-journals database, and e-books etc. College library is determined to provide high-quality library resources, programs, and services to the students. The library provides flexible and fully equipped surroundings for everyone’s research and learning needs. The library supports the student learning process, creation and administration of knowledge, and also contributes to advancements in teaching and research programs in the field of liberal arts. 

Housing services

On-campus: Saint Vincent College housing and Residence Life offers halls where students from all over the country and the world live, learn and grow together. The Saint Vincent College offers 5 residences in the form of dormitories and halls in its campus which offer convenience and support, as well as opportunities for personal growth, cultural exploration, and interaction with all facilities and staff. The residence halls are- Saint Benedict Hall, Bonaventure Hall and Gerard Hall, Wimmer Hall, Rooney Hall and Aurelius Hall. The College’s housing is an appropriate place for comfortable housing. Students can select a room of their choice based on costs, facilities and availability. Through College’s best housing students can stay in groups of like-minded individuals who can share the same love for sports, literature, film and course. The various services offered in College’s residence halls are- 

  • Fully equipped rooms
  • Large lounges with kitchens
  • All-included utilities
  • Free Wi-Fi connection and cable TV
  • Free laundry services
  • Residential staff support
  • Programs created around a residential curriculum


Off-campus- Saint Vincent College assists students in finding off-campus housing near College’s campus. They provide convenient housing to students, faculty and staff nearby the College. The rental housing near the college inculcates Apartments and sharing rooms. 

Medical services

Saint Vincent College provides medical services in each of its health centers to students. The Health Services motivates students to live a healthy lifestyle in order to achieve their personal, academic and career goals. They also have an emergency healthcare team which responds immediately to any accidents or injuries involving any person on campus. Primary and urgent healthcare, health check-ups, routine women’s healthcare, emergency response and wellness education are all part of the services provided on-campus. The staff includes certified physicians and nurses who are dedicated towards their work and provide high quality medical care to students.

Student’s clubs-

Saint Vincent College offers wide variety of students’ clubs and organization which provide wide range of opportunities for students to engage themselves. The College offers everything students need to stay active and healthy on campus. Some of the clubs on-campus are-

  • Cheerleading Club
  • Equestrian Club
  • Rugby club
  • Ice Hockey club
  • Accounting and Finance Club
  • Chemistry Club
  • Computer Science Club
  • Cybersecurity Club
  • Early Childhood Education Club
  • Education Club
  • Engineering Club
  • History Club
  • Math Club
  • Operational Excellence Club
  • Physics Club
  • American Sign Language Club
  • Anime Club
  • Bearcat Billiards Club
  • Commuter Club
  • Cooking Club
  • Environmental Awareness Club
  • Health and Fitness Club
  • Saint Vincent College Aquarium Club
  • SVC Esports and Gaming Club
  • Trivia Club
  • Uniting All People (Multicultural and Inclusivity Club)
  • Fencing Club
  • Fishing Club
  • Outdoors Club
  • Spikeball Club
  • Ultimate Frisbee club
  • There are many other clubs available to engross yourself on-campus.

College location

300 Fraser Purchase Road

Latrobe, PA 15650-2690

Top Landmarks

  • The Foster and Muriel McCarl Coverlet Gallery
  • Fred Rogers Exhibit
  • Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve
  • Polymath Park
  • The Westmoreland Museum of American Art
  • Mister Rogers' Park Bench
  • Latrobe Skating Center
  • Latrobe Art Center
  • The Palace Theatre
  • Westmoreland Mall

International Student’s Info

Courses Offered

Saint Vincent College offers Undergraduate, Graduate and Certificate programs. Some of the courses are-

  • Accelerated Osteopathic Medicine
  • Pre-Allied Health
  • Accounting
  • Addiction Specialist
  • Anthropology
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Psychology
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration
  • Business Data Analytics
  • Business Education Information Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Children's Literature
  • Children's Studies
  • Chinese Language & Culture
  • Classical Thought
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Criminology, Law and Society
  • Criminology and School Counseling
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Science
  • Dental Medicine
  • Pre-Allied Health
  • Digital Arts And Media
  • Digital Humanities
  • Economics

Student Support

 The International Student Support Centre at Saint Vincent College provides international educational exchange via its services. It serves as the primary administrative, programming, and advising office for the international community. The office provides various services like-

  • immigration assistance and support to international students and exchange visitors through advising, programs, workshops and events.
  • serve as a guide for academic and administrative units in the collaboration, hiring and sponsorship of international students and exchange visitors.
  • provides on-going orientation and support services in a welcoming environment designed to help students in cultural adjustment.

Visa and Immigration Support-

Only people who are enrolled full time in classes or are obtaining a degree are considered to be students for visa purposes. Individuals will probably have one of two types of non-immigrant status:

The J-1 Exchange Visitor Program has multiple categories in which foreign nationals may come to the United States to engage in research collaboration, instruction, and lecturing. The College offers three categories of Exchange Visitors: Professor, Research Scholar, and Short-Term Scholar.

  • Professor: A foreign national whose primary purpose is teaching, lecturing, observing, or consulting at post-secondary accredited academic institutions, museums, libraries, or similar types of institutions. A professor also may conduct research where authorized by the sponsor. (Minimum: 3 weeks; Maximum: 5 Years)
  • Research Scholar: A foreign national whose primary purpose is conducting research, observing, or consulting in connection with a research project at research institutions, corporate research facilities, museums, libraries, post-secondary accredited academic institutions, or similar types of institutions. A research scholar also may teach or lecture where authorized by the sponsor. (Minimum: 3 weeks; Maximum: 5 Years)
  • Short-Term Scholar: A foreign national who is a professor, research scholar, or person with similar education or accomplishments who enters the United States for a short-term visit for the purpose of lecturing, observing, consulting, training, or demonstrating special skills at research institutions, museums, libraries, post-secondary accredited academic institutions, or similar types of institutions. (Minimum: N/A; Maximum: 6 Month)

After you have been accepted to study at the College, you will receive a Form I-20 document in your admission package with your official admission letter and can begin the student visa application process.

How to apply for your F-1 visa-

  • Verify your information – Form I-20
  • Passport must match your name and date of birth (DOB)
  • Program dates match the length of the program you've selected
  • Immediately contact the College if any of your information is incorrect
  • Complete the online visa application – Form DS-160
  • Complete the online visa application
  • Print the application form confirmation page to bring to your interview
  • Photo – You will upload your photo while completing the online Form DS-160. Your photo must meet photograph requirements
  • Schedule an interview - at the U.S. embassy or consulate in the country where you live. You may schedule your interview at any U.S. embassy or consulate, but it may be difficult to qualify for a visa outside of your permanent residence. Wait times for interview appointments vary by location, season, and visa category. Apply for your visa as early as possible.
  • Pay the I-901 SEVIS fee before going to the U.S. embassy or consulate for your visa interview. The fee must be paid online.
  • Gather required documentation
  • Passport
  • Form I-20
  • Non-immigrant visa application
  • Form DS-160 confirmation page
  • I-901 SEVIS fee payment receipt
  • Attend your visa interview – be sure to take your required documents (and all documents your local U.S. consulate requires) to your visa interview.

Canadian citizens do NOT need to go to the U.S. consulate to obtain a visa to enter the U.S.

International Student Contact-

Phone: 800-782-5549 x 2500

Email: [email protected]

Student Life

Student society

Saint Vincent College’s student organizations or clubs are one of the best ideas to get involved in the campus. Organizations are assembled under an arrangement of causes, identities, and interests. Student organizations at the Saint Vincent College put on some of the most highly anticipated campus events and offer a wide range of opportunities for involvement and leadership every year. Saint Vincent College offers a wide variety of student organizations, so there is something for each student. 

Sports and fitness

Saint Vincent College provides activities that promote healthy lifestyles and fitness for a huge population of students, faculty and staff. The College provides various sports activities and fitness rooms to keep students fit and healthy. The College offers a wellness center, club sports and fitness rooms etc.

Health & Wellbeing

Health and Wellness at the Saint Vincent College is to highlight the active process of change and growth that involves building resilience, persistence, and positivity in the phase of provocations. It is the initiative dedicated to help students incorporate in an overall well-being experience across campus. They allow students to actively indulge in well-being activities that provide support to a holistic lifestyle. Through this initiative, students will learn and understand resources and they will also learn how to help others in need. 

Residential Life

On-campus housing at the Saint Vincent College is available. College housing can accommodate a large number of students. College also assists students in finding nearby accommodation hassle-free.

Food & Drink-

Saint Vincent College provides many dining areas or cafeterias in its campus. Dining is open to students, faculty, and staff. Dining plan offers different dining options which includes special dietary menus such as vegetarian and low-fat food. The plans are designed to fit the busy schedule of students, the plan assists all dietary preferences by providing a wide range of dining options and healthy food options. There are a number of cafes and restaurants available nearby campus which provides a huge variety to students.

Short-term getaways, weekend getaways

There are many short-term getaways near the Saint Vincent College to have fun and to spend holidays and weekends. Some of the places are- 

  • The Foster and Muriel McCarl Coverlet Gallery
  • Fred Rogers Exhibit
  • Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve
  • Polymath Park
  • The Westmoreland Museum of American Art
  • Mister Rogers' Park Bench
  • Latrobe Skating Center
  • Latrobe Art Center
  • The Palace Theatre
  • Westmoreland Mall

There are many other places nearby the campus to enjoy weekends. 

Part-time jobs

The Career Center at Saint Vincent College provides employment opportunities to students who want to earn money while studying to pay their expenses. The Office of Student Employment helps students find part-time work that not only builds their bank account, it is also on or near campus, and gives them a relevant and meaningful career experience which enhances their resume.

Student Safety

Crime Around the Area

Saint Vincent College keeps safety at priority. The College's Police Department provides 24/7 assistance to deter crime, and to increase personal safety and building security. A security desk is located in the lobby of each residence hall, which assists 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to ensure the safety and identification of those entering and leaving the campus buildings. Students can call an officer to escort them anywhere on campus 24/7. The College is committed towards providing a safe, secure living and learning environment for all students, faculty and staff.

Famous courses

The famous courses at Saint Vincent College are-

  • Accounting
  • Addiction Specialist
  • Anthropology
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Psychology
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration
  • Business Data Analytics
  • Business Education Information Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Children's Literature
  • Children's Studies
  • Chinese Language & Culture

Campus Recruitment Process

The Placement Office at Saint Vincent College has an award-winning placement team that is dedicated to supporting students throughout their placement search. The College hosts recruitment events to provide jobs to students. Students are also allowed to do part- time jobs on campus while studying. 

Application Requirements

  • Create a new account
  • Completed Application Form
  • Submit required support documents
  • Academic Records
  • Pay the application fee 
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Recommendations
  • Standardized Test Scores

Saint Vincent College Programs

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Saint Vincent College Application Requirements


IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in United States of America. To be able to get a successful admission in Saint Vincent College in United States of America students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5.

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Saint Vincent College Deadlines

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

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