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Mount St. Mary’s University

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16300 Old Emmitsburg Rd, Emmitsburg, MD 21727, United States

Location info of Mount St. Mary’s University

  • With our mountain location about an hour north of Washington, DC, you’ll have a vibrant and intimate life on campus, while also enjoying easy access to the nation’s capital and all of its resources.
  • Maryland ranks #5 in the US for Education and Opportunity. Its overall ranking is #8 in Best States in the US!
  • Sometimes called “Little America” because of how many exciting destinations and opportunities are in such a small state, Maryland has something for everyone.


Top Reasons to Study in Mount St. Mary’s University

Opportunities & Resources

We take great pride in providing high-quality opportunities and resources to support every student’s academic efforts, such as the writing center, the Honors Program, the Center for Student Engagement and Success, Learning Services, and other various services like our premier tutoring programs.

Leading lives of significance.

Woven throughout our culture is a passion to serve one another with love, dignity and respect. Our community is driven by our core values and a tireless dedication to student success.

Exceptional Academic Opportunity

Mount St. Mary’s University delivers education at the highest level, with service and experiential learning used to enhance and extend our classroom study. We offer more than 80 undergraduate majors, minors, concentrations and special programs grounded in the Catholic liberal arts tradition, and several bachelor’s/master’s combinations in partnership with other universities.

University details

About Mount St. Mary’s University

Mount St. Mary’s University is a private, liberal arts, Catholic university in the Catoctin Mountains near historic Emmitsburg, Maryland, with a satellite campus for adult students in Frederick, Maryland’s second-largest city.

Career at Mount St. Mary’s University

The Career Center is a solid resource during your journey at the Mount. Transitioning from student to career can be complex. The Career Center team is here for you every step of the way, providing the resources, support and insights you need to make decisions about your future that are best for you. It’s more than simply finding a job. It’s about applying your experience at the Mount toward living a life of significance.

76% Of students completed an internship before graduation

Campus life

Mount St. Mary’s University’s main campus is 1,400 tree-lined acres in scenic Emmitsburg, Maryland, and is home to all traditional undergraduate programs, several graduate programs, Division I sports, Mount St. Mary’s Seminary and the National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes.

Ranking & Accreditation of Mount St. Mary’s University

  • #48 in Regional Universities North (tie) U.S. News & World Report, 2022
  • #25 in Best Value Schools U.S. News & World Report, 2022
  • Top 10%The Mount is in the top 10% of colleges and universities nationwide in terms of the long-term earnings for a four-year degree.

Student Accommodation at Mount St. Mary’s University

  • Housing: $7,500
  • Dining: $7,030
  • others: $1580


Programs at Mount St. Mary’s University


  1. Communication
  2. Conflict, Peace and Social Justice
  3. Criminal Justice
  4. English
  5. French
  6. German
  7. History
  8. Human Services
  9. Interdisciplinary Studies
  10. International Studies
  11. Italian
  12. Philosophy
  13. Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
  14. Political Science
  15. Psychology
  16. Sociology
  17. Spanish
  18. Art
  19. Music
  20. Theatre
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  1. Accounting
  2. Business
  3. Economics
  4. Entrepreneurship
  5. Sport Management
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  1. Certification in Education (PreK-12) – Art
  2. Certification in Secondary Education (7-12) -English
  3. Certification in Secondary Education (7-12) -Mathematics
  4. Certification in Secondary Education (7-12) -Social Studies
  5. Certification in Secondary Education (7-12) -Spanish/French/German
  6. Elementary Education
  7. Elementary Education with Special Education Dual Certification
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  1. Biochemistry
  2. Biology
  3. Chemistry
  4. Computer Science
  5. Cybersecurity
  6. Data Science
  7. Environmental Science
  8. Health Sciences
  9. Mathematics
  10. Neuroscience
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