St. John Vianney College Seminary: Narrative Description

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2900 Southwest 87th Ave.
Miami, FL 33165-3244
Tel: (305)223-4561; Admissions: (305)223-4561; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: Independent Roman Catholic, 4-year, specialized, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1959. Setting: 33-acre urban campus. Research spending 2002-03: $5200. Total enrollment: 47. 11 applied, 100% were admitted. 17% from top 10% of their high school class, 33% from top half. Full-time: 47 students, 9% women, 91% men. Students come from 5 states and territories, 11 other countries, 17% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 45% Hispanic, 9% black, 4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 23% international, 45% 25 or older, 98% live on campus. Retention: 83% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 1 recommendation, psychological examination. Recommended: interview, SAT I or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Preference given to candidates for the priesthood.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. Comprehensive fee: $15,000 includes full-time tuition ($11,000) and college room and board ($4000). College room only: $1000.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Choral group. Major annual events: Parents' Weekend, Vocation Awareness, special topics workshops. Student services: legal services, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, student patrols. On-campus residence required through senior year. Option: men-only housing available. Maytag Memorial Library with 54,000 books, 150 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $114,934. 16 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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