School of Professional and Graduate Studies
Application for Admission

Please refer to instructions before completing the form.
SPGS Admission Requirements

* - Indicates Required Fields

Applicant's Name:


Mailing Address (include number, street and apartment number):



(if not US)


*Date of Birth (month/day/year):

Telephone Number(s) (include area codes):


*Are you a veteran or are you currently active military?

The following question is optional and will not be used in consideration of your application for admission.


Desired Entrance:


Have you ever been charged with a felony?

*Desired Program
Please indicate your choice of graduate program at Mount Saint Vincent.

Desired Program Choices
M.S. in Nursing
M.S. in Education
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
M.S. in International Development and Service (I.D.S.)

Check if you wish to be considered for:
(You must submit the FAFSA to the U.S. Dept of Education and the TAP Application if you are a resident of the state of New York)

Graduate students may be eligible for a scholarship under several award programs. To qualify, students must be enrolled in a minimum of two classes per semester, and must satisfy the criteria listed on our Scholarships for Graduate Students page.

Please note that students may receive assistance from only one program.

Please check if you wish to be considered for:

* Education
Do you currently hold a bachelor’s degree or will you earn a bachelor’s degree prior to enrolling at the College of Mount Saint Vincent?

List all colleges or universities you have attended or are now attending (If you have no college credit please list the name of your high school and dates attended):

Other Colleges and Universities Attended
Institute City State From (mm/yyyy) To
# of Credits
Degree Received/Expected
/ /
/ /
/ /
/ /
/ /
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For students applying to the Master of Science in Nursing or Post-Master’s Certificate Programs:
Are you now, or will you be a Registered Nurse prior to enrolling at the College of Mount Saint Vincent?

Essay: Applicants to the M.B.A, M.S. in IDS, and M.S in Education (Dual Certification) programs should submit their essay below.

     M.B.A. applicants should discuss why they wish to pursue an M.B.A. degree.

     M.S. in IDS applicants should respond to the following question: Please describe your motivation for studying International Development and Service at College of Mount Saint Vincent.

     M.S. in Education (Dual Certification) applicants should respond to the following prompt: Why are you      now choosing to prepare for entrance into the teaching profession? Describe how your prior academic and      life experiences have equipped you for this new academic challenge.

      must be between 2–3 pages double spaced (or approximately 500–1000 words). Please upload your essay in the box provided below or submit your essay via e-mail to Please be sure to include your full name and e-mail address on the essay. To submit via fax, please send the document to:
(718) 549-7945.

Application Fee and Supporting Documents
The application fee is $40 for M.S. in Nursing applicants only.

Candidates should mail their application fee (if applicable) and supporting documents to:

     College of Mount Saint Vincent
     SPGS Admission
     Office of Admission
     6301 Riverdale Avenue
     Riverdale, New York 10471

For All Applicants

I certify that all information contained in this application is true and complete.

The College of Mount Saint Vincent does not discriminate against any applicant for admission to the College
because of race, sex, color, alien, age, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability or marital status. Admission to the College of Mount Saint Vincent is based solely upon the applicant's qualifications and ability to meet educational requirements.

If you have finished your application press SUBMIT. You will receive a confirmation email.