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12001 Chalon Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1599
p. 310-954-4000
w. www.msmc.la.edu

Mount St Mary's College

Mount St Mary's College Rating: 3.7/5 (3 votes)

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The university has disability services as well, so be sure to inquire about them if needed. Moreover, when any student is looking for some counseling or other types of support, Adult (re-entering) student services, Campus Ministries/Chaplain, Career Counseling, Employment Service, Financial Aid Counseling, Freshman Orientation Program, Health Services, Personal Counseling and Placement Service can help. An instance of this, the university has a Accelerated Program, Cross-Registration, Double Major, Honors Program, Independent Study, Internships, Student-Designed Major, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification, United Nations Semester, Visiting/Exchange Student Program, Washington Semester and Weekend College. Mount St. Mary’s College is unique in its study options. There’s never a reason to feel alone in your studies either, since there are academic support services like Learning Center, Pre-Admission Summer Program, Reduced Course Load, Remedial Instruction, Study Skills Assistance, Tutoring and Writing Center.

The following are the types of degrees and majors offered at Mount St. Mary’s College.

Health and Clinical Sciences:
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology, Health System Administration, Nursing (RN), Occupational Therapy Assistance, Physical Therapy Assistance, Predentistry, Premedicine, Preveterinary Medicine
Foreign Language and Literature:
French, Spanish
Biological and Biomedical Sciences:
Biochemistry, Biology
Social Sciences:
Political Science/Government, Social Sciences – General, Sociology
Popular majors:
seventy-five percent health professions, twenty-two percent liberal arts, five percent business per marketing, twenty-eight percent health professions, twenty percent social sciences, thirteen percent business per marketing, eight percent english, eight percent liberal arts, eight percent psychology, seven percent biology, five percent education
English Language and Literature:
Business, Management, & Marketing:
Accounting, Business – General, Business Administration/Management, International Business, Office Clerical Services, Travel/Tourism Management
History – General
Psychology – General
Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Junior High Education, Secondary Education, Teacher Assistance
Philosphy and Religion:
Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies
Physical Sciences:
School of Visual and Performing Arts:
Fine/Studio Arts, Music – General, Music – General Performance, Music Theory/Composition
Applied Mathematics, Mathematics – General

Are you an international student? The Fall application deadline for international students is the 1st of June. In addition, for international students, the application fee is 40. The cost per credit hour (overall) was $840 Cost & Savings Calculator Financial Aid International students eligible for need-based aid last fall.

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This school did not report their application fee. Transfer students are not ignored, alternatively did not report the exact number of transfer students. Admission policy is currently Percent applicants admitted: 85%. Remember that this can change at any time.

The regular application is due the 15th of February. SAT and ACT score reports are due the 1st of July and In the same way, if you wish to apply with priority status make sure you application is in by the 1st of December. Will you make it in time? Make sure to know when all the due dates and deadlines take place. Transfer students must apply no later than the Rolling admission, with priority applications due on the 15th of April. the SAT subject section score due date was not reported. For all student applicants, the Fall application deadline is the 1st of June. For priority students, financial aid applications are due no later than the 1st of March. It is also very important to submit financial aid applications as quickly as possible, make sure to check with the university about the specific date for this year.

Financial Aid

Financial aid forms are FAFSA and Institution’s own financial aid form. Financial aid for students is readily accessible at this school. In the same way, need based financial aid distribution is determined through Academics, Art, Music/Drama, Alumni Affiliation and Leadership. If you are not a need based student, non-need distribution for financial aid is determined by Academics, Art, Music/Drama, Alumni Affiliation and Leadership. Financial aid distribution is at seventy-seven percent scholarships per grants and twenty-three percent loans per jobs.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 1781st for the average student loan amount.
Secrets to getting the best scholarships and financial aid in California.


The school’s size is approximately one thousand, nine hundred and seventy-one degree-seeking undergrads, four hundred and five first-time degree-seeking freshmen and five hundred graduate enrollment. In addition, the student body consists of ninety-three percent in-state students, seven percent out-of-state students, eight percent part-time students, ninety-seven percent women, three percent men, thirty-six percent had h.s. gpa of 3.75 and higher, seventeen percent had h.s. gpa between 3.5 and 3.74, seventeen percent had h.s. gpa between 3.25 and 3.49, nineteen percent had h.s. gpa between 3.0 and 3.24, ten percent had h.s. gpa between 2.5 and 2.99 and one percent had h.s. gpa between 2.0 and 2.49. Mount St. Mary’s College offers Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees. The university is a Private, Liberal Arts College, Four-year, Roman Catholic Church, Women only, where 85 percent of the applicants were admitted, Regionally accredited, College Board member and Hispanic serving. Moreover, it is part of an Suburban setting, Very large city (over 500,000) and Residential campus.

Students should note the housing policies: First-Year Students Guaranteed On-Campus Housing, seventy-one percent of first-year students live in college housing, forty-nine percent of all undergraduates live in college housing, Women’s Housing, one-MAY deadline for housing deposit, one hundred dollars amount of housing deposit, and First-time first-year students allowed to have car. This school features the Suburban setting, Very large city (over 500,000) and Residential campus. In fact, the school is located 2 miles from Los Angeles.Additionally, the university has many unique facilites such as Doheny Mansion.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Student Graduation Demographics


The following sports can be found here:

  • Women’s Intramural Basketball
  • Women’s Intramural Cross_country
  • Women’s Intramural Track_and_field
  • Women’s Intramural Volleyball

Information Summary

Ranks 83rd in California and 1154th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 5 0.17
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 8,843 0.23
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 297 0.01
Forcible Rape 828 0.02
Robbery 10,077 0.26
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 17,264 0.45
Larceny 53,469 1.39
Vehicle theft 15,597 0.41

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Los Angeles, CA 90049-1599
Surrounding communityLarge city (inside urban area, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population33,520 (31,676 urban / 1,844 rural)
Households16,578 (1.99 people per house)
Median Household Income$84,342
Families7,785 (2.70 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Master's Colleges and Universities (smaller programs)
UndergraduateBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
GraduateSingle doctoral (other field)
Undergraduate PopulationMedium full-time four-year, inclusive
EnrollmentHigh undergraduate
Size & SettingSmall four-year, primarily residential

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringDoctoral degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Congressional District633

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

Ranks 232nd for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $32,882 $32,882 $32,882
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $970 $970 $970
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $730 $730 $730
FT Graduate Tuition $9,576 $9,576 $9,576
FT Graduate Required Fees $125 $125 $125
PT Graduate per Credit Hour $798 $798 $798
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $51,100 $51,100 $51,100
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $51,876 $51,876 $51,876
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $40,570 $40,570 $40,570

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $31,339 $32,894 $31,339 $32,894 $31,339 $32,894
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,656 $1,722
On-Campus – Room & Board $10,125 $10,530
On-Campus – Other Expenses $4,150 $4,800
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $10,872 $11,306
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $4,150 $4,800
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $4,150 $4,800

Admission Details

Effective as of 2014-09-19
Application Fee RequiredN/A
Undergraduate Application Fee$50
Graduate Application Fee$50
First Professional Application FeeN/A
Applicants 2,316 (106 male / 2,210 female)
Admitted 1,716 (41 male / 1,675 female)
Admission rate 74%
First-time Enrollment 559 (20 male / 539 female)
FT Enrollment 554 (19 male / 535 female)
PT Enrollment 5 (1 male / 4 female)
Total Enrollment3,274

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record  /   / 
College Prep. Completion
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scores
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

ACT Test Admission

1195th for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting ACT results 35%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 0 / 0
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 0 / 0
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 16 / 22

SAT Test Admission

1136th for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting SAT results 91%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 420 / 510
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 420 / 520
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 840 / 1030

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm Capacity483
Meals per WeekN/A
Room Fee$6,318
Board Fee$4,212

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 959th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $75,485 ($76,203 male / $71,237 female)
Number of FT Faculty 116 (28 male / 88 female)
Number of PT Faculty 417
FT Faculty Ratio 0.3 : 1
Total Benefits $3,003,165

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