The College of Mount Saint Vincent is a Catholic and ecumenical liberal arts college in New York City, just 12 miles from midtown Manhattan. Offering nationally recognized undergraduate and graduate programs, CMSV cultivates independent thinkers ready for innovative lives of leadership.
Through an array of academic degree programs, the Mount offers majors and minors in the sciences and mathematics, humanities and the arts, social sciences, accounting, business, communication, education, and nursing. CMSV has more than 1,800 undergraduate and graduate students from 28 states and 9 countries. Faculty have excellent academic credentials and share a passion for teaching and engaging their students. Small class sizes and personalized attention provide students with a hands-on learning experience.
Mount students participate in over 40 clubs and organizations that make an impact on campus, in the local community, and around the world. Through cultural and social events, volunteer projects, and countless service and leadership opportunities, students are always exploring their passions in and outside the classroom. The Mount is also a Skyline Conference participant and an NCAA Division III affiliate that offers 15 varsity sports, as well as a variety of intramural and club sports, open to all members of the student body.
New York City is an invaluable resource to Mount students. With numerous educational opportunities, trips, and internships at top businesses, entertainment companies, health care facilities, government agencies, and more, NYC is your playground and your classroom. We're just minutes away from the best in the City. That means Broadway shows, museums, games, theaters, concerts, Central Park, Madison Square Garden, Times Square, Wall Street, and much more.
Students also enjoy the on-campus atmosphere, which includes 70-acres of rolling hills overlooking the Hudson River, historic sites, classic architecture, and modern buildings. You can find Mount students in our updated residence halls and dining facilities, campus lounges and patios, state-of-the-art science and nursing labs, professional dance studios, digital media labs, visual art studios, a post-production lab, brand-new television and radio studios, sports medicine suites, an NCAA regulation athletic field, performance and auxiliary gyms, and a 7,500-square-foot fitness center, among many others.
CMSV seeks to engage the development of the whole person. The College challenges students to master their full potential as creative, disciplined thinkers and problem solvers. Students explore unfamiliar ideas, develop new passions, and become part of an academic community supportive enough to make success a reality. A Mount education prepares students for a life well-lived.