#11 Best Private Colleges in Wisconsin

Mount Mary College

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Mount Mary College overview
Location Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Online mtmary.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Mount Mary College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Mount Mary University, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a private Catholic liberal arts university founded by the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1913. Situated in an urban residential area, the university offers a serene campus environment a short distance from downtown Milwaukee. With a longstanding commitment to women's education, it provides a range of undergraduate and graduate programs, although some graduate level and adult programs are coeducational. Known for its strong programs in fashion design, dietetics, occupational therapy, and social work, Mount Mary promotes a focus on creativity and leadership. The university's application process is generally characterized as moderately selective. Mount Mary is a commuter-friendly campus with residential facilities that support student housing needs. While not primarily recognized for athletics, the institution fields a number of collegiate sports teams, known as the Blue Angels, but does not emphasize athletics as a core part of its identity.

In the most recent statistical year 1,339 prospective students applied, and 930 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 155 enrolled in the school.  1,006 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 192 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $32,700 plus fees of $690. Mount Mary College is ranked 685 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Mount Mary College is rated within the lower 45% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Extremely Easy
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SAT 866/1123
ACT 16/21
GPA 3.13

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Mount Mary College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$690
Room and Board $9,830
Budget for Other Expenses$6,256
Total One Year Cost$50,876

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$41,700 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

46% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Mount Mary College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 42%
Visual and Performing Arts 15%
Business 12%
Foreign Languages 5%
Communication 5%

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