Mount St. Mary's University

Emmitsburg, MD

Mount St. Mary's University

Emmitsburg, MD

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Tuition & Fees

$43,650

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
605
25th
488
75th
580
25th
473
75th
26
25th
21
75th
22
25th
19
75th
25
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,264
Declined 1,279
Total Received 6,543
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Private

2,084

undergraduate students

565

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Mount Saint Mary's University, is the second oldest Catholic university in the United States. Founded in 1808 as a men's college, it adopted coeducation in 1972. Its 1,500-acre campus is located in Emmitsburg, 12 miles south of Gettysburg, PA.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,649
Established in 1808
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

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1,500-acre campus in Emmitsburg (population: 3,090), 12 miles from Gettysburg, PA, and 25 miles from Frederick; branch campus in Frederick. Major airports serve Baltimore (55 miles) and Washington, DC (60 miles); bus serves Gettysburg; train serves Baltimore.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Mount St. Mary's University
16300 Old Emmitsburg Road
Emmitsburg, MD
21727

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
77%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

  • On the Mount St. Mary's University campus in Emmitburg, Maryland, you'll find the Grotto, a serene spiritual space that includes a statue of the Our Lady of Lourdes, hundreds of candles, the Grotto stream, a statue of St. Bernadette, and benches for reflection.

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
605
25th
488
75th
580
25th
473
75th
26
25th
21
75th
22
25th
19
75th
25
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) March 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,264
Declined 1,279
Total Received 6,543

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

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

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

94%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$27,918

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $42,200
Room $6,940
Board $6,690
Additional fees $1,450
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $58,580
Average Financial Aid - $27,918
Total with Avg. Aid $30,662

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,709,856
State $1,512,766
Institutional $26,055,626
Other external $813,356
Total $31,091,604

Non-need-based

Federal $820,845
State $46,521
Institutional $9,567,789
Other external $690,365
Total $11,125,520

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 301 447-5207
F: 301 447-5915
finaid@msmary.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Other sports yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes

Club Sports - Men's

equestrian sports, hockey, rugby

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports, hockey, rugby

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, handball, horseshoes, karate, racquetball, softball, street hockey, swimming, tennis, volleyball, walleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, Northeast Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biotechnology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Criminology. yes
Divinity/Ministry. yes
Economics, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Family and Community Services. yes
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Information Resources Management. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Latin Language and Literature. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Philosophy. yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Science Teacher Education. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, Other. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-theology

2,649

total students

56%

in-state

44%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

2,084
students

Female
50%
1,048

Male
50%
1,036

21%

565
students

Female
42%
237

Male
58%
328

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

1,844
students

Female
49%
912

Male
51%
932

12%

240
students

Female
57%
136

Male
43%
104

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 10
Countries most often represented Australia
Cameroon
Canada
China
Colombia
Peru
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

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