Potential transfer students need to have earned a 2.0 grade point average or better in their college-level work.
Nursing students need a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
Teacher Education students need a cumulative grade point average of 2.5.
Please note: Any student interested in deferring their enrollment and/or acceptance to an upcoming semester must submit the request in writing to the Coordinator of Transfer Admission at email@example.com. The admissions committee will review the request and notify the student of a decision within one month of the request. A student can not defer more than two semesters, or one year, from the original acceptance.
Complete the Application
Apply online through the Common Application, Universal Application, or the CMSV application for free. Paper applications require a $35 application fee
Send your SAT or ACT Scores
If you have earned fewer than 24 college credits, have your SAT or ACT scores sent to the Admission Office directly from the College Board.
Our SAT code is 2088; our ACT code is 2823.
Send Your Official Transcript(s)
Have your institution(s) forward official transcript(s) of your college-level work. If you have attended an international university, please have the transcripts evaluated by World Education Services. You must also have your official high school transcript(s) sent to the Admissions Office, if you have not earned an Associates Degree or do not intend to earn one by the time you transfer.
Have an Academic Advisor or Academic Dean at the college most recently attended, return the form to the Office of Admission at College of Mount Saint Vincent. Dean's Release Form
Explore financial aid and scholarships
You'll be considered automatically for merit scholarships when you submit your application. If you're hoping for need-based aid, you should submit the FAFSA to the federal government soon after January 1. The College of Mount Saint Vincent's FAFSA code is 002703.