Mount Saint Mary's University

Los Angeles, CA

Mount Saint Mary's University

Los Angeles, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$44,474

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

7%

male

93%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,774
Declined 212
Total Received 1,986
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Private

2,498

undergraduate students

834

graduate students

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School Facts

Mount Saint Mary's University is the only women's university in Los Angeles and one of the most diverse in the nation. The University is known nationally for its research on gender equity, its innovative health and science programs, and its commitment to community service.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,332
Established in 1925
Coeducational Women Only
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

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53-acre campus in Los Angeles (population: 3,999,759). Served by air, bus, and train; air also serves Burbank (22 miles). School operates transportation between campuses. Public transportation serves Doheny campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
91%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
3%
Top 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
470
75th
540
25th
430
75th
23
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) January 15
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline December 1

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,774
Declined 212
Total Received 1,986

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Other

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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Financial Aid

56%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$36,055

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $43,224
Room & board $12,704
Additional fees $1,250
Books & supplies $2,158
Total $59,336
Average Financial Aid - $36,055
Total with Avg. Aid $23,281

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,689,024
State $7,813,820
Institutional $27,234,494
Other external $320,422
Total $42,057,760

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $1,891,929
Other external $49,666
Total $1,941,595

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Financial Aid Office


P: 310-954-4190
F: 310-954-4199
financialaid@msmu.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Applied Psychology. yes
Applied and Professional Ethics. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Child Development. yes
Cinematography and Film/Video Production. yes yes
Clinical Nurse Specialist. yes yes
Clinical Psychology. yes
Commercial Photography. yes
Commercial and Advertising Art. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminology. yes
Developmental and Child Psychology. yes
Documentary Production. yes yes
Education, General. yes yes
Education, Other. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Environmental Biology. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geographic Information Science and Cartography. yes
Geospatial Intelligence. yes
Gerontology. yes
Health Policy Analysis. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other. yes
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General. yes
History, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International Policy Analysis. yes
Journalism. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music History, Literature, and Theory. yes
Music Management. yes
Music Pedagogy. yes
Music Therapy/Therapist. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing Education. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Philosophy. yes
Photography. yes
Playwriting and Screenwriting. yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Pre-Nursing Studies. yes
Project Management. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other. yes yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes yes
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Pre-Nursing, Nursing
  2. Business
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Weekend College

3,332

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

2,498
students

Female
93%
2,318

Male
7%
180

25%

834
students

Female
77%
644

Male
23%
190

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

73%

1,830
students

Female
94%
1,722

Male
6%
108

27%

668
students

Female
89%
596

Male
11%
72

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
58%
Hispanic/Latino
8%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.40
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

70

semester hours

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