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Tuition & Fees

$34,826

$34,826

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,692
Declined + 469
Total Received 2,161
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undergraduateRatios

7%

93%

male

female

1  :  12

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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School Facts

Mount Saint Mary's, founded in 1925, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 53-acre campus is located in Los Angeles.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,349
Established in 1925
Coeducational Women's College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Codes

SAT 4493
ACT 0338

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Los Angeles, CA

53-acre campus in Los Angeles (population: 3,884,000). Served by air, bus, and train; air also serves Burbank (22 miles). School operates transportation between campuses. Public transportation serves Doheny campus.

Mount Saint Mary's University
12001 Chalon Road
Los Angeles, CA 90049

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
23%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
45%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,692
Declined + 469
Total Received 2,161

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Dean Kilgour
Director of Admission
P: 800 999-9893
F: 310 954-4259
admissions@msmu.edu

Cost

Tuition $33,836
Room & board $9,673
Additional fees $990
Books & supplies $1,632
Total $46,131
Average Financial Aid - $25,295
Total with Avg. Aid $20,836

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$25,295

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,138,397
State $10,031,513
Institutional $24,847,476
Other external $126,206
Total $42,143,592

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $1,680,019
Other external $33,165
Total $1,713,184

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)

Athletic Facts

Mascot
Athenians
School colors
purple and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Studies
Art
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Business
Chemistry
Child Development
Counseling Psychology
Early Childhood Education
Education
Elementary Education
English
Film/Social Justice
French
Gerontology
History
Human Services
Humanities
Liberal Arts
Mathematics/Computer Studies
Media Communication
Music
Nursing
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Political Science
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Health Sciences
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Physical Therapy
Psychology
Religious Studies
Secondary Teaching
Social Sciences
Sociology
Spanish
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Undergraduate

80%

2,667
students

Female
93%
2,489

Male
7%
178

Graduate

20%

682
students

Female
76%
521

Male
24%
161

undergraduateFull-time

76%

2,047
students

Female
96%
1,960

Male
4%
87

undergraduatePart-time

24%

620
students

Female
86%
529

Male
14%
91

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
60%
Hispanic/Latino
10%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

42%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

39

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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