68%

Acceptance Rate

$26,924

Avg.Financial Aid

001243

FAFSA Code

About Mount St. Marys University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,406

Website

www.msmary.edu

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

MSCHE

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

Located in Emmitsburg, Maryland, Mount St. Mary's University is a private, Roman Catholic university. Mount St. Mary's University is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At MSMU around 58% are white, 16% are Black or African American, and 13% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Further, around 92% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 50% of the students are females and 50% are males. William E. Lori, Edward J. Flanagan, Fred Carter, and Kevin C. Rhoades are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. 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. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, MSMU offers around 114 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Location & Contact

Address

16300 Old Emmitsburg Road

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3014476122
Fax: 3014475811
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. When it comes to the ranking of a university or any educational institution, the more information a student has, the better. The ranking of a university helps a student in many ways. It helps them overcome the confusion of which university/college is good for them and also other prospects. Before taking admission, a student assesses their chosen university on various factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, and their experience, among others. Notably, for the rankings, the two publications, US News and Forbes, are trusted everywhere. However, it is to be noted that Mount St. Mary's University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these two publications.

Admissions

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

Rolling Admissions

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

68%

SAT Range

1000 - 1210

ACT Range

18 - 25

Application Fee

$45

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Mount St. Mary's University has 3 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $45, as part of the admission process at MSMU. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 990-1200, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Mount St. Mary's University is 21. However, those getting an ACT score less than 19 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 16300 Old Emmitsburg Road, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727-7799, or call (301) 447-6122.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$28,548

Average Annual Cost

$39,975

Books And Supplies

$1,300

Other Fees

$1,375

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

$13,075

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,400

Total One Year Cost

$57,125

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to MSMU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $56,155. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($42,590), books and supplies ($1,300), room and boarding ($13,330), and budget for other expenses ($1,850). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

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

74%

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

61%

Male Professors

39%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business/Commerce, General

88 Graduates

Criminology

36 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

30 Graduates

Biology, General

27 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

23 Graduates

Sociology

23 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

23 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

19 Graduates

Psychology, General

18 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

15 Graduates

Health Professions and Related Clin...

13 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

13 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

12 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

10 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

9 Graduates

History

9 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

9 Graduates

Philosophy

9 Graduates

Political Science and Government

8 Graduates

Economics

7 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

7 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

6 Graduates

Chemistry

4 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

3 Graduates

Mathematics

3 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

3 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

3 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,888

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

22%

Full-time

91%

Part-time

9%

Students Gender

Male

49%

US National: 44%

Female

51%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

61% White

2% Unknown

16% Black

12% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

43%

Out Of State

56%

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

$81,781 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 93% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

93%

Undergrads in College Housing

80%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,650/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,425/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,425/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Emmit S. Burg

School Colors

blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

169

Total Female Athletes

150

Intramural Sports

12

Sports Club

6

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Rugby

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

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. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $13,330 per year for living on campus. 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 50% male and 50% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$41,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$52,600/year

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

$0$100,000

$23,000

$27,000

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.

$239 - 280

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

$26,924

Students Receiving Federal Grants

31%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,907

Students Receiving State Aid

20%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,221

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$23,756

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$35,383

$30K - $48K

$28,471

$48K - $75K

$27,221

$75K - $110K

$24,245

> $110K

$23,836

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,066,456

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$11,125,520

In case the students at Mount St. Mary's University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,696, whereas the financial aid is $25,058. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,887 as well as institutional aid worth $25,058. At MSMU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $2,066,456 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $11,125,520.

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