Mount St. Mary's University

Mount St. Mary's University

Mount St. Mary’s University graduates ethical leaders who are passionate about learning and who go on to lead lives of significance. The Mount is a private, liberal arts, Catholic university located near the Catoctin Mountain in Emmitsburg, Maryland, with a satellite campus in Frederick, Maryland’s second-largest city. The Mount was named No. 1 for job placement in Maryland for 2018-19 based on US Dept. of Education data. Mount St. Mary's University has helped 98% of its graduates develop the skills necessary to land a job or attend graduate school within one year of graduation. All undergraduates combine a shared liberal arts curriculum with more in-depth courses in their fields of study from more than 80 majors, minors, concentrations and special programs. With 24 Division I athletic programs, 70+ clubs and organizations, and hundreds of events on- and off-campus each year, there’s always something to do. Visit us online at and find out how you can live significantly.

Academic Programs

  • Business
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Performing Arts
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Technology
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Study Abroad

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


To be considered for admission, first-year students must complete an online application. We also require high school transcript(s) and a recommendation letter or form from a teacher or school counselor.


If you’re considering transferring into the Mount community, we’re ready to show you everything Mount St. Mary’s University has to offer. Our team works hard to make it easy for you to make a seamless transition to the Mount—helping you with everything from transferring credits to course scheduling to assistance with financial aid.

Visit us

We offer numerous types of tours and events for you to experience our beautiful campus. Visit almost any weekday for a Daily Visit and in 90 minutes you'll receive a one-on-one information session, followed by a student-led campus tour of the main academic campus. We also offer group sessions and many open house opportunities.

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School location

16300 Old Emmitsburg Road
Emmitsburg, MD 21727, United States of America

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