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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.

The university offers more than 70 majors, minors, concentrations and special programs for traditional undergraduate students, and 20 adult undergraduate and graduate level programs.

Pursue academic success in a truly elevated environment.

You’ll find high challenge, as well as high support at every turn.

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34 majors offered
38 minors offered
114 full-time faculty
Undergraduate Programs 02/07
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Majors and Minors

For undergraduate students, the Mount offers more than 40 majors, minors, concentrations, interdisciplinary and special programs.

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News 03/07
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Students

Mount Partners With Milton Hershey School to Support Low-Income, First Generation College Students

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News 04/07
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Academics

MSMU Announces $3 Million Donation from Bolte Family Foundation for Expansion of Knott Academic Center

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Adult Programs 05/07
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Adult Undergraduate Degrees

Now is the time to earn that degree you’ve always wanted, while still working. The Mount offers working adults a choice of five different undergraduate degrees with curriculum and formats designed to accommodate busy, working lifestyles.

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Graduate Programs 06/07
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Graduate Degrees for Working Adults

Earn one of ten well-respected graduate degrees or one of eight one-year graduate certificates in a convenient format designed for working adults.

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Career Opportunities 07/07
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What is an internship?

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Find your path to success in an academic environment created to inspire students of all types, talents, and abilities.

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Prepare to engage.

Students here succeed because of how we are together - a single, nurturing community - students, faculty, staff, alumni.

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Visit the Mount 01/07

Join us on campus for a Mountaineer Visit!

The Mountaineer Visit program is designed specifically for students and families beginning the college search.

These group sessions include a presentation with information about academic programs, student life, athletics, admissions, financial aid and scholarship opportunities, followed by a student-led campus tour.

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45% male
55% female
40+27 Students from 40 states and 27 foreign countries call the Mount home.
Campus Life 03/07
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Clubs & Organizations

From AMP, CRUX, and Student Government, to the Office of Social Justice and Center for Student Diversity, you’re sure to find something to pour yourself into here.

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School Spirit 04/07
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What is there to do at the Mount?

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Athletics 05/07
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We go head-to-head with the best that Division I Athletics have to offer.

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Faith 06/07
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Find faith and comfort.

There is a warm spirituality here that you will find peaceful and reassuring, regardless of where you are in your spiritual journey.

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Traditions 07/07
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We celebrate traditions from 2 years ago and 200 years ago.

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Dig deeper into our community and our breathtaking campus.

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Find what success means to you.

From medicine to business to nonprofits, our graduates make an impact in their chosen paths.

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#1 College for Employment in Maryland
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98% of graduates are employed or in graduate school within one year (based on a 90% knowledge rate)
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News 02/07
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Mount Students Secure Prestigious Fellowships and Scholarships

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News 03/07
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Academics

Student Spotlight: Bryanna Youtzy, From the Liberal Arts to the U.S. Government

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Lives of Significance 04/07
Jeremiah Paige (J3RRY HOMES), C’19

Jeremiah Paige, C'19

Born and raised in Baltimore, Jeremiah Paige, C’19, started rapping for fun during his sophomore year at the Mount.

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News 05/07
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Students

Isabel Russell Named James Madison Fellow

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Lives of Significance 06/07
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Sara Madgey, C’09, M.Ed.’11

Inside the classroom of Sara Madgey, C’09, M.Ed., 11, a fourth-grade teacher at McDonogh Lower School in Owings Mills, Maryland, a poster hangs on the wall that reads: Never settle for less than your best.

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Career Insights 07/07

Everything is possible at the Mount.

And the Career Center is there every step of the way, from the minute you arrive throughout your working career after you leave the Mount. They'll help you choose a major, find an internship, and connect you with some of our outstanding alums so you can see just how they are living significantly.

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See more success stories and find ways the Mount can help you get to where you want to be.

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