Tuition & Fees

$42,784

$42,784

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
18%
500-599
48%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
13%
500-599
42%
400-499
36%
300-399
7%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
36%
400-499
51%
300-399
4%
30-36
4%
24-29
16%
18-23
46%
12-17
34%
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undergraduateRatios

6%

male

94%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,818
Declined + 351
Total Received 2,169
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Private (nonprofit)

2,357

undergraduate students

609

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 4493
ACT 0338

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Location

School Facts

Mount Saint Mary's University, 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 2,966
Established in 1925
Coeducational Women's College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Los Angeles, CA

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.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
91%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
18%
500-599
48%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
13%
500-599
42%
400-499
36%
300-399
7%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
36%
400-499
51%
300-399
4%
30-36
4%
24-29
16%
18-23
46%
12-17
34%

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 or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,818
Declined + 351
Total Received 2,169

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
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

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

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$39,155

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $41,598
Room & board $12,455
Additional fees $1,186
Books & supplies $2,074
Total $57,313
Average Financial Aid - $39,155
Total with Avg. Aid $18,158
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 310 954-4190
F: 310 954-4199

Financial Aid Officer

Jaime Hernandez
Assistant Director, Financial Aid
jhernandez@msmu.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Studies
Applied Ethics
Art
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Chemistry
Child Development
Counseling Psychology
Creative Writing
Criminology
Early Childhood Education
Education
English
English/Business Administration
Ethics/Society
Film/Media
Film/Media/Communication
Film/Television
French/Francophone Studies
Geospatial Criminology
Global Politics
Graphic Design
Health Policy/Management
Health/Human Services
Healthcare Policy
History
Humanities
Journalism/New Media
Liberal Arts
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Media Communication
Music
Nursing
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Political Science
Pre-Health Sciences
Psychology
Religious Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish/Business Administration
Spanish/Latin American Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

2,966

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

2,357
students

Female
94%
2,217

Male
6%
140

21%

609
students

Female
80%
487

Male
20%
122

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

79%

1,867
students

Female
96%
1,781

Male
4%
86

21%

490
students

Female
89%
436

Male
11%
54

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
61%
Hispanic/Latino
8%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
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

33%

Transfer applicants accepted

47%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.40
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
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

Maximum transfered

70

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

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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