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Mount St. Mary's University
Los Angeles, CA
Mount Saint Mary's, founded in 1925, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 53-acre campus, in white Spanish colonial style, is located in Los Angeles.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational No, women only
Undergraduate Students 2,831
   Women 2,641 (93.3%)
   Men 190 (6.7%)
Graduate Students 710
Entrance Difficulty  
Overall Admission Rate Not reported
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered  
Regular Admission Deadline February 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.33
SAT Math 410-510 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 410-510 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 17-22 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 $56,455
  Tuition and Fees $37,722
  Room and Board $11,451
Average Percent of Need Met 64%
Average Freshman Award $30,636
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 117
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 24% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
Los Angeles Population 3,857,799
Nearest Metropolitan Area Los Angeles
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 43% of freshmen, 22% of all students
Athletic Conferences  
Mascot Athenians
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
15.3% Asian
6.3% Black/African-American
62.5% Hispanic/Latino
1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
8.9% White
4.3% Unknown
International Students 0.7%
First-Year Students Returning 79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 51.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported