Mount St. Mary's University

Emmitsburg, MD

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,009
Graduate Enrollment: 515
Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Campus Details

Town: Fringe (in urban cluster up to 10 miles from an urbanized area)
Four-year, small, highly residential // full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 81.75%

Male/Female: 45% / 55% (2017)

First generation college students: 23.3% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 6.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.4% (2003)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2021 Median Admit SAT: 1,082


2021 Median Admit ACT: 22


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 70.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 56.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 43.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 35.4% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 52.4%
Black: 21.0%
Hispanic: 13.5%
Asian: 3.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.4%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.5%
2+ races: 5.1%
Non-resident alien: 3.0%
Unknown race: 1.1%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $58,866
In-State tuition: $44,750
Out-of-State tuition: $44,750

Estimated books and supplies: $1,300 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $13,960 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $1,400 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $7,500 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $1,400 (2022)

Average Family Income: $106,194 (2017)
Median Family Income: $82,574 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 26.7%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 53.3%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $25,391 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $269 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $17,324
$30k-48k $20,799
$48k-75k $22,627
$75k-110k $24,682
$110k+ $29,564

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 55%
6-year graduation rate: 61%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.2% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $25,391 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $5,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $16,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $18,875 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 79.4% (2015)
@3 year 80.7% (2017)
@5 year 91.5% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 61.6% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 72.8% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $40,743 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $57,467 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 89 $21,500 $249 $45,799 ($3,817) $64,783 ($5,399)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 12
Master's Degree Biotechnology. 5
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 13 $21,250 $201
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 18 $35,357 ($2,946) $50,439 ($4,203)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 15
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 8
Master's Degree Philosophy. 3
Bachelor's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 10
Master's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 22 $41,078 ($3,423) $58,279 ($4,857)
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 5
Bachelor's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 23 $21,500 $228 $34,481 ($2,873) $46,052 ($3,838)
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 12
Graduate/Professional Certificate Criminal Justice and Corrections. 4
Bachelor's Degree Criminology. 35 $27,000 $286 $39,976 ($3,331) $59,772 ($4,981)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 4
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 6
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 19 $27,000 $286 $28,849 ($2,404) $39,241 ($3,270)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 33 $27,000 $286 $34,055 ($2,838)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 11 $20,500 $217
Master's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 18 $101,369 ($8,447)
Bachelor's Degree Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 19 $21,500 $228
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 1
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 25 $26,312 $279 $33,424 ($2,785) $50,789 ($4,232)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 11 $21,240 $242 $52,004 ($4,334)
Bachelor's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 5
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 14
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 23 $23,250 $246 $44,813 ($3,734)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 34 $353 $49,022 ($4,085)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 1
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 3
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 2
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 8
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 7
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 7 $49,733 ($4,144)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 15 $25,000 $257 $40,996 ($3,416)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 84 $236 $66,794 ($5,566) $85,776 ($7,148)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 24
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 33 $19,500 $207 $59,368 ($4,947) $67,143 ($5,595)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Resources Management and Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 5
Bachelor's Degree History. 18 $27,000 $286 $33,198 ($2,767) $35,842 ($2,987)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $72,468
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 14.0

School's endowment start of year: $54,459,144 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $64,126,845 (2022)