84%

Acceptance Rate

$25,362

Avg.Financial Aid

001243

FAFSA Code

About Mount Saint Mary's University (MSMU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,965

Website

https://www.msmu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A private, Roman Catholic university, Mount Saint Mary's University is situated in Los Angeles, California. Out of total 3,226 students enrolled at MSMU, 2,602 belong to undergraduate courses while 624 are postgraduate students. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 322 faculty. Interestingly, Mount Saint Mary's University has an ethnically diverse student population. At MSMU around 59% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, 15% are Asian, and 8% are white. And, at the university, around 75% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 93% of the students are females and 7% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its many years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Harry Hughes (Politician), John LaFarge (Artist), T.J. Burns (Bobsleigher), and Edward Douglass White (Politician, Lawyer). The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. A total of 279 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), and WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges).

Location & Contact

Address

12001 Chalon Rd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3109544000
Fax:
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

84%

SAT Range

930 - 1130

ACT Range

17 - 22

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The university takes in few each year. Moreover, admission to MSMU is fairly easy. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $50. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 920-1170, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Mount Saint Mary's University is 19. However, those getting an ACT score less than 17 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 12001 Chalon Rd, Los Angeles, California 90049-1599. To gather more information, they can call them at (310) 954-4000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$29,563

Average Annual Cost

$40,018

Books And Supplies

$2,074

Other Fees

$1,152

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,170

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,873

Total One Year Cost

$61,287

Before applying to MSMU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $63,943. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($42,792), books and supplies ($2,074), room and boarding ($12,455), and budget for other expenses ($5,874). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

9:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

73%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

30%

Male Professors

70%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

312 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

55 Graduates

Sociology

52 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

48 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

41 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

29 Graduates

Social Work

24 Graduates

Marketing

21 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

20 Graduates

Biology, General

20 Graduates

Criminology

20 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

20 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

19 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

18 Graduates

Political Science and Government

18 Graduates

Public Policy Analysis

16 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

14 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

13 Graduates

International Business

8 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

8 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

6 Graduates

Gerontology

6 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

6 Graduates

Education, General

5 Graduates

Mathematics

4 Graduates

Psychology, General

4 Graduates

History

3 Graduates

Journalism

3 Graduates

Philosophy

3 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

3 Graduates

Human Services, General

2 Graduates

Area Studies

1 Graduates

Chemistry

1 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,356

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

57%

Full-time

79%

Part-time

21%

Students Gender

Male

6%

US National: 44%

Female

94%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

8% White

6% Unknown

6% Black

61% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

16% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

3%

Out Of State

97%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$59,944 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 54% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

54%

Undergrads in College Housing

21%

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Athenians

School Colors

purple and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

168

Total Female Athletes

130

Intramural Sports

4

Sports Club

3

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Rugby

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At MSMU, $12,455 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. At Mount Saint Mary's University, students are offered well-cooked food keeping in mind their health and nutritional requirements. Additionally, the university offers a wide assortment of dining and meal options to the students. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 7% male and 93% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$51,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$53,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$12,000

$36,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$125 - 374

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$25,362

Students Receiving Federal Grants

68%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,782

Students Receiving State Aid

64%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,467

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,280

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$28,444

$30K - $48K

$27,498

$48K - $75K

$27,052

$75K - $110K

$22,631

> $110K

$18,460

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$47,334,090

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,256,928

The financial aid department of Mount Saint Mary's University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,313, whereas the financial aid is $19,532. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $6,822 and institutional aid worth $19,532. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at MSMU based on students' financial needs add up to $47,334,090 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $3,256,928.

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