151 East 65th Street
New York, NY, 10065
All-Girls, Catholic, College Preparatory
Principal: Sister Gail Morgan
Admissions Director: Sister Christine Cosgrove, (212) 535-4680 x102
Average Class Size: 22-24
Top 5 or Most Unique Extracurricular Activities:
• International Student Travel: One of the most experienced and largest student travel programs, there are more than 50 international tours open to students of any age. More than 3,500 participants travel to destinations in Europe, Asia, and South and Central Americas, growing in personal maturity, understanding history, art and politics experientially.
• UN Global Team. Each year our team is recognized for its excellence in the annual UN High School gatherings
Unique Academic Programs: Pre-Med Advantage program prepares science and math-driven students for pre-med in college and eventually medical, dental, and pharmacy graduate degrees and careers. The college-level classes are taught to a cohort of about 12-15 girls each year, and supplemented by presentations by professionals in the medical field.
Additionally, the great ethical questions of human life and medical treatment are incorporated within the program, reflecting Catholic values and heritage. The program has an exceptionally high success rate, with the participants graduating from a pre-med college program and being accepted into medical and dental schools and pharmacy doctoral programs.
Open House: Saturday, October 23,from noon to 3 p.m. “Last chance before TACHS Test Open House” is on Thursday, October 28, from 4 to 6 p.m. Registration for both is a must at [email protected].
Top 2021 Seniors Attending: University of Notre Dame; Boston College, Dartmouth, Columbia
Most 2021 Seniors Attending: Fordham, Boston College, St John’s University
College Credit Courses: AP courses in English, Spanish, European History, US History, Calculus, Chemistry, and French and college classes and credit from St. John’s University in Biology and Spanish.
Admissions Requirements: Strong placement on TACHS and equally strong grades for 6th, 7th and 8th grades.
Scholarships/Financial Aid Availability & Requirements: Specialized exam, TACHS score, and interview. Financial Aid is determined by a demonstrated need.
School Motto: Veritas (Truth)
What makes St. Vincent Ferrer a Top High School? St. Vincent Ferrer has a 100 percent graduation and college acceptance rate, with a high percentage of students attending STEM programs in competitive colleges and earning graduate degrees. The school also offers active faith and service programs.