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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.

Website: www.msmu.edu/

Private
2,601
Undergraduate
Students
(93.7%) 2,437 Women
(6.3%) 164 Men
679
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
81% of 2,352 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.41
SAT Math
450-550 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
520 average
470-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19 average
16-21 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$63,510
Tuition and Fees
$42,792
Room and Board
$12,455
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Freshman Award
$33,829
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$30,120
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
106
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

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
24% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Athenians
Sororities
1.1% of women participate
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
15.0% Asian
6.5% Black/African-American
64.0% Hispanic/Latino
1.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
7.9% White
4.3% Unknown
International Students
0.1% from 16 countries
First-Year Students Returning
76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
51.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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