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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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News 01/09
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Mount Captures First Place in Robert Fram CSI Challenge

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News 02/09
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Academics

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

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Undergraduate Programs 03/09
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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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Visit the Mount 04/09
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Preview Day

Designed specifically for prospective students beginning their college search, Preview Event gives students a chance to learn about the Mount's admissions criteria, academics, and various campus and social activities.

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News 05/09
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Students

Mount Captures First Place in Robert Fram CSI Challenge

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34 majors offered
38 minors offered
114 full-time faculty
Adult Programs 07/09
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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 08/09
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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 09/09
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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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Campus Life 01/08
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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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Ducharme Lecture Series 02/08
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"The Virgin Mary--Bridge or Barrier between Catholics and Muslims?"

Wednesday, April 10 at 4 p.m.

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News 03/08
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A Leap of Faith: Student Spotlight on Sean Fahey

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School Spirit 04/08
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What is there to do at the Mount?

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Athletics 05/08
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We go head-to-head with the best that Division I Athletics have to offer.

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Faith 06/08
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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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45% male
55% female
40+27 Students from 40 states and 27 foreign countries call the Mount home.
Traditions 08/08
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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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Alumni of Color Offer Advice to Students

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Lives of Significance 03/07
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Pete DeCandia, C'13

Pete DeCandia, C’13, uses his entrepreneurial spirit to serve others, harness the collective power of placemaking and create influence in Baltimore by building community through professional networks and strategic initiatives.

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Lives of Significance 04/07
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Brianna Cherney, C'19

Brianna Cherney, C’19, has aced college and has set a goal to earn the 150 credit hours required to sit for the certified public accountant exam by graduation.

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News 05/07
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Athletics

A Leap of Faith: Student Spotlight on Sean Fahey

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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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