Mount St. Mary's University

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world rank  2752

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University Overview

Established in 1808, Mount St. Mary's University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium town of Emmitsburg (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Maryland. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Baltimore, Washington. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Mount St. Mary's University (MSMU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Mount St. Mary's University (MSMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 212 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. MSMU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym MSMU
Founded 1808
Motto Spes Nostra
Our Hope
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 16300 Old Emmitsburg Road
Emmitsburg
21727-7799 Maryland
United States
Tel +1 (301) 447 6122
Fax +1 (301) 447 5860
Other locations Baltimore, Washington

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 16300 Old Emmitsburg Road
Emmitsburg 21727
(301) 447 8330
800 448 4347

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Diocesan

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Mount St. Mary's University's Library
Mount St. Mary's University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 149,042 physical volumes, 2,731 physical media, 3 digital/electronic medium and 133 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Mount St. Mary's University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,449 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS), Commission on Accrediting
  • International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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