Mount Saint Mary's University: Ranking & Review

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Los Angeles
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United States
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World
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2519626746
Top 40%

Mount Saint Mary's University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate81%65%82%
Applicants2,352862,266
Admissions1,910561,854
Enrolled undergraduates49627469
Enrolled total (including graduate students)3,2263002,926

1,122 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

116 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores429
Percent of students submitting SAT scores89%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
520
Math
500

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores73
Percent of students submitting ACT scores15%
ACT Composite
18

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Mount Saint Mary's University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$59,392$59,392
Off-campus$60,166$60,166
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,138 and other expenses per full academic year.

Mount Saint Mary's University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 655 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$38,498$38,498
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,110$1,110
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$861$861
Tuition for Full-time graduates$11,001$11,001
Fees for full-time graduates$155$155
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$905$905

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs1262151130382
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services128452148
Psychology7658134
Social Sciences8888
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities29121960
Education654051
Public Administration and Social Service Professions23638
Visual and Performing Arts221638
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3434
English Language and Literature & Letters16622
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences1212
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies66
Philosophy and Religious Studies44
Mathematics and Statistics44
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics123
History22
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs22
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies11
Physical Sciences11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Grand Total176622202301,030

A total of 798 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Mount Saint Mary's University.

At the master's and doctor's level 232 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate66%55%66%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Alternative namesMSMU
Founded1925
MottoDeus Illuminatio Mea
God, My Light
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorspurple, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff581
Instructional FTE240
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.msmu.edu
Address12001 Chalon Rd
Los Angeles, California, 90049-1599
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population3,976,000
Phone3109544000
Fax+1 (310) 954 4019

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