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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
29%
500-599
43%
400-499
22%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
19%
500-599
47%
400-499
25%
300-399
3%
30-36
4%
24-29
26%
18-23
54%
12-17
14%
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,527
Declined 1,189
Total Received 4,716
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Private

1,898

undergraduate students

464

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,362
Established in 1808
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Metropolitan area: Baltimore and Washington, DC
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
68%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Christmas Dance
  • Family Fest

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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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
29%
500-599
43%
400-499
22%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
19%
500-599
47%
400-499
25%
300-399
3%
30-36
4%
24-29
26%
18-23
54%
12-17
14%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $45
Application deadline March 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.47

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,527
Declined 1,189
Total Received 4,716

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Considered

interview
class rank
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Rugby
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball, Sand volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Field hockey, Racquetball, Sand volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Criminology
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Studies
Family and Community Services
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
History, General
Information Resources Management
International Relations and Affairs
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Social Science Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Theology/Theological Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

2,362

total students

57%

in-state

43%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

1,898
students

Female
50%
958

Male
50%
940

20%

464
students

Female
39%
179

Male
61%
285

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

1,762
students

Female
50%
881

Male
50%
881

8%

136
students

Female
57%
77

Male
43%
59

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 79%
Student 4 year graduation rate 62%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian 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
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

80

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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