#5 Best Private Colleges in Maryland

Mount St Mary's University

Emmitsburg, Maryland

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Student Population
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Location Emmitsburg, Maryland
Online msmary.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Mount St Mary's University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Emmitsburg, Maryland, Mount St Mary's University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 4,716 prospective students applied, and 3,527 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 513 enrolled in the school.  2,000 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 406 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $41,170 plus fees of $1,420. Mount St. Mary's University is ranked 421 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Mount St. Mary's University is rated within the top 43% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 990/1200
ACT 19/24
GPA 3.42
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Mar 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $45

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Mount St Mary's University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$1,420
Room and Board $13,330
Budget for Other Expenses$1,400
Total One Year Cost$58,620

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$56,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
76% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Mount St Mary's University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 27%
Social Sciences 18%
Education 8%
Communication 8%
Biology 6%

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