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About Mount Saint Mary's University

Mount Saint Mary's University is a private, religious school in an urban setting in Los Angeles, California. Mount Saint Mary's University was founded in 1925 and now enrolls around 2,733 students a year, including 2,014 undergrads.

Mount Saint Mary's University offers housing for up to 650 students. Most students live off campus, either in nearby housing that is not owned by the college, or

Mount Saint Mary's University's endowment was valued at $138,585,293 in 2021. For each full-time student, Mount Saint Mary's University spends about $12,085. There are 10 undergraduate students for every full-time Mount Saint Mary's University professor.

2021 Mount Saint Mary's University Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 90%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 92%
Average GPA 3.2
Tuition $44,088

Mount Saint Mary's University Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at Mount Saint Mary's University

Mount Saint Mary's University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Mark Your Calendar!

The deadline to apply early to Mount Saint Mary's University is on December 1, 2021, which is coming up soon!
Mount Saint Mary's University admits 92% of students that apply early action.

Mount Saint Mary's University Acceptance Rate 2021

It is slightly difficult to get into Mount Saint Mary's University. In 2021, Mount Saint Mary's University accepted 90% of applicants. Out of 2,165 applications received in 2021, 1,941 students were offered admission . ### Mount Saint Mary's University Waitlist

Mount Saint Mary's University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Mount Saint Mary's University?

Mount Saint Mary's University 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 Saint Mary's University, applicants must submit the following items.

Mount Saint Mary's University Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2.45
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1 1
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Test Scores for Mount Saint Mary's University

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 Saint Mary's University.

Mount Saint Mary's University Waitlist 2021

Mount Saint Mary's University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Mount Saint Mary's University Test Optional?

Mount Saint Mary's University 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.


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Dorms at Mount Saint Mary's University

Yes! Mount Saint Mary's University provides on-campus housing for up to 650 students.

Mount Saint Mary's University students are active in the school's California Nursing Student Association, National Society of Leadership and Success and Latinas Unidas, Chalon. Mount Got Talent, The lighting of the Circle, and and President's Invitation to Serve 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 Saint Mary's University.

Financial Aid at Mount Saint Mary's University

Mount Saint Mary's University meets 65% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Mount Saint Mary's University full-time are awarded $41,341 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 asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do..

Is Mount Saint Mary's University a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. 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.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Mount Saint Mary's University

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Mount Saint Mary's University, around 76% return for their sophomore year.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $33,214 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Mount Saint Mary's University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Mount Saint Mary's University a good school for you?

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Where is Mount Saint Mary's University?

Mount Saint Mary's University is located in the urban setting of Los Angeles, California, less than an hour from Los Angeles.

If you want to see Mount Saint Mary's University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take 405 Freeway to Los Angeles, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Los Angeles International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Mount Saint Mary's University and Los Angeles are like without leaving home.

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College Info

12001 Chalon Road Los Angeles, CA 90049

Campus Setting: Urban

Mount Saint Mary's University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mount Saint Mary's University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mount Saint Mary's University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Mount Saint Mary's University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$60,589

In State

$60,589

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$44,088
$44,088
Fees
$1,300
$1,300
Housing
$12,959
$12,959
Books
$2,242
$2,242

Student Life

Wondering what life at Mount Saint Mary's University is like? There are approximately 2,733 students enrolled at Mount Saint Mary's University, including 2,014 undergraduate students and 719 graduate students. 80% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from CA and 2% percent of students are from other states.

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Full Time

20%

Part Time

98%

In State

2%

Out-of-State

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,733

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

90%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$45,388

Out-of-State

$45,388

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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