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About Mount Marty College

Mount Marty College is a private, religious school in an small town setting in Yankton, South Dakota. Mount Marty College was founded in 1936 and now enrolls around 1,158 students a year, including 978 undergrads.

Mount Marty College offers housing for up to 450 students. The majority of students live on-campus and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.About 30% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..

As of 2021, the total market value of Mount Marty College's endowment was $28.072 million The institution spends around $7,383 for each full-time student enrolled. Mount Marty College employs one full-time professor for every 14 undergrads enrolled.

2021 Mount Marty College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 78%
Average GPA 3.2
Tuition $27,720

2022 Mount Marty College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Early Admission at Mount Marty College

Mount Marty College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Mount Marty College Acceptance Rate

It is slightly difficult to get into Mount Marty College. Mount Marty College admitted 78% of all applicants in 2021. Out of 737 applications received in 2021, 578 students were offered admission.

Mount Marty College Waitlist

Mount Marty College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Mount Marty College?

Mount Marty College is considered slightly difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Mount Marty College, applicants must submit the following items.

Mount Marty College Application Requirements

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Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
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Mount Marty College Average GPA and Test Scores

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Mount Marty College.

Is Mount Marty College Test Optional?

Mount Marty College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 1% submitted the SAT. 73% submitted the ACT.

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Does Mount Marty College Provide Dorms?

Yes! Mount Marty College provides on-campus housing for up to 450 students.

Mount Marty College students are active in the school's Campus Ministry, Student Government Association and Nursing & Student Nurses Association. Homecoming, Blue and Gold Days, and and Mission Day are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Mount Marty College.

Financial Aid at Mount Marty College

Mount Marty College meets 87% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Mount Marty College full-time are awarded $35,168 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Mount Marty College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Mount Marty College

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Mount Marty College, around 76% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 112 students who started at Mount Marty College as first-time freshman, 48 graduate within four years.

Mount Marty College's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 53%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 77% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $34,957 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Mount Marty College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Mount Marty College a good school for you?

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Where is Mount Marty College?

Mount Marty College is located in the small town setting of Yankton, South Dakota.

If you want to see Mount Marty College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 29 to Yankton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Sioux Falls Regional Airport.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Mount Marty College and Yankton are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1105 West 8th Street Yankton, SD 57078-3724

Campus Setting: Small Town

Mount Marty College Application Deadline

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The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mount Marty College is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Mount Marty College is like? There are approximately 1,158 students enrolled at Mount Marty College, including 978 undergraduate students and 180 graduate students. 59% percent of students attend school full-time, 43% percent are from SD and 57% percent of students are from other states.


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