Mount St Mary's University: Review & Facts

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Mount St Mary's University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,350 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1808 and is the only college located in Emmitsburg, Maryland.

Mount St Mary's University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
34
Mount St Mary's University will give you the opportunity to get a bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

Mount St Mary's University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 34 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Education, Psychology, and Sociology and Anthropology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
80%
The student retention rate at Mount St Mary's University is high at 80% (above Maryland average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Mount St Mary's University is good: 73%.

Student to faculty ratio at Mount St Mary's University is pretty decent -- 14:1. Learn more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$33,100
Average tuition price is extremely high, about $32,300 a year. The additional fees at The Mount beyond tuition are around $800; this comes to $33,100 per academic year.

Read the details about Mount St Mary's University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
55%
As reported in recent government data, 5,283 applications were submitted and 2,930 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

Mount St Mary's University will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score information at The Mount in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,400
Mount St Mary's University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Mount St Mary's University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Mount St Mary's University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,400 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, approximately $5,400 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Mount St Mary's University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Mount St Mary's University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Mount St Mary's University Location and Maps



Post Address: Mount St Mary's University, 16300 Old Emmitsburg Road, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727-7799, USA
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