Mount Saint Mary's University Los Angeles

Mount Saint Mary's University Los Angeles

Mount Saint Mary’s University is the only women’s college in Los Angeles and one of the most diverse in the nation. For almost 100 years, we have empowered young women to develop as leaders to better themselves, their communities and the world. Building upon the mission of our founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, the Mount cultivates strong, confident leaders who are committed to social justice, global awareness and community.

With two campuses in Los Angeles, the Mount is home to over 1,400 undergraduate students. With over 50 different majors and minors, the Mount offers students the opportunity to think critically across disciplines and excel with a hands-on education. Our average class size is 15, and our alumnae are leaders across all industries, including business, education, healthcare and politics.

Academic Programs

  • Business
  • Education
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Science
  • Social Science

Student experience

  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Hispanic-Serving Institution
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Mount Saint Mary’s University reviews applications on a rolling basis, with a priority Early Action deadline of December 1. There is no application fee and test scores are not considered as part of the application process. All our bachelor degree programs are open to women; all genders are welcome to apply to our nursing programs.


Considering transferring from a two- or four-year institution? We have options for students of all genders, either through our traditional transfer pathway or our Weekend/Evening & Online College. Those interested in applying as transfer applicants must apply using the Mount Application. Learn more and apply here

Additional Information

At the Mount, we believe that your best investment is an education, and its pursuit should not be limited by financial concerns. For that reason, we are committed to helping you afford your college education by offering both merit- and need-based financial aid. With a combination of federal, state and Mount Saint Mary's aid, you will see that your hard work really will pay off. All admitted first-year students are guaranteed a merit scholarship starting at $15,000.

Visit us

Campus visits are the best way to see if the Mount is the right fit for you! Join us in person at one of our two Los Angeles campuses, or explore the Mount online with our virtual visit options. Visit to learn more and to register.

I encourage you to visit us, talk to our faculty and students, and learn about the amazing work happening on our campus. I am certain you will not only be impressed — you will feel at home. I hope to welcome you to Mount Saint Mary’s soon.

Ann McElaney-Johnson, President, Mount Saint Mary's University Los Angeles
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Admissions office

Visit us

School location

12001 Chalon Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90049, United States of America

Phone number

(800) 999-9893