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Colleges / Mount St. Mary's University

Mount St. Mary's University

Emmitsburg, MD 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate80%

About Mount St. Mary's

Mount St. Mary's University is a private, religious university in the rural area of Emmitsburg, Maryland. Mount St. Mary's was founded in 1808. The college enrolls around 2,456 students a year, including 1,905 undergrads.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Mount St. Mary's University

It is moderately difficult to get into Mount St. Mary's. Mount St. Mary's admitted 80% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 3,458 out of 4,346 total applicants were accepted.

Mount St. Mary's University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 80%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 22%

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Mount St. Mary's University is located in Emmitsburg, Maryland, near Baltimore and Washington and DC.

If you want 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.

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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.

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Mount St. Mary's SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1050 - 1220


Math SAT Range

520 - 610


Reading SAT Range

520 - 640

Mount St. Mary's Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Mount St. Mary's is like? There are approximately 2,456 students enrolled at Mount St. Mary's, including 1,905 undergraduate students and 551 graduate students. 93% percent of students attend school full-time, 57% percent are from MD and 43% percent of students are from other states.


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