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Colleges / Mount St. Mary's University

Mount St. Mary's University

Emmitsburg, MD 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate82%
Acceptance Rate82%

About Mount St. Mary's

Mount St. Mary's University is a private, religious college in the rural area of Emmitsburg, Maryland. Mount St. Mary's was founded in 1808. The college currently enrolls around 2,570 students a year, including 2,055 undergraduate students.

Mount St. Mary's Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Mount St. Mary's. The acceptance rate at Mount St. Mary's is 82%. Out of 4,620 applications received in 2022, 3,777 students were offered admission.

Mount St. Mary's University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 82%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 15%

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Mount St. Mary's University is locatedin Emmitsburg, Maryland, near the city of Baltimore and Washington and DC.

If you would like to see Mount St. Mary's for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Route 15 to Emmitsburg, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall.

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

College Info

16300 Old Emmitsburg Road Emmitsburg, MD 21727-7799

Campus Setting: Rural

Mount St. Mary's Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mount St. Mary's is Mar 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mount St. Mary's is Jun 1.

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

Mount St. Mary's SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1043 - 1228


Math SAT Range

510 - 600


Reading SAT Range

520 - 630

Mount St. Mary's Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Mount St. Mary's is like? There are approximately 2,570 students enrolled at Mount St. Mary's, including 2,055 undergraduate students and 515 graduate students. 93% percent of students attend school full-time, 56% percent are from MD and 44% percent of students are from other states.


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