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Mount St. Mary College
Newburgh, NY
Mount Saint Mary is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Founded in 1960, it adopted coeducation in 1968. Its 70-acre campus is located in Newburgh, 58 miles north of New York City.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,128
   Women 1,525 (71.7%)
   Men 603 (28.3%)
Graduate Students 340
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 90% of 3,747 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.20
SAT Math 497 average
440-540 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 496 average
450-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22 average
20-24 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $45,902
  Tuition and Fees $29,048
  Room and Board $14,104
Average Percent of Need Met 70%
Average Freshman Award $22,653
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 85
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Newburgh Population 28,480
Nearest Metropolitan Area New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 84% of freshmen, 48% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian
7.6% Black/African-American
16.6% Hispanic/Latino
1.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
63.8% White
7.5% Unknown
International Students 0.5%
First-Year Students Returning 77.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 43.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 73%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 33.0%