Since 1808 Mount St. Mary’s University has inspired students to become ethical leaders who lead lives of significance in service to God and others. Surrounded by a peaceful mountain campus, students are immersed in rigorous academic offerings, active and exciting social experiences, and enriching spiritual and leadership opportunities that prepare them for meaningful careers and lives bound to make an impact on the world.
As a Catholic university, Mount St. Mary’s graduates ethical leaders who are inspired by a passion for learning and lead lives of significance in service to God and others.
Mount St. Mary’s University (Emmitsburg, MD) transforms lives through faith, discovery, leadership and community. Shaped by our Catholic identity, Mount St. Mary’s University reaffirms the importance of social justice and values to develop a moral compass in tomorrow’s leaders. The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College named the Mount one of the nation’s top Catholic colleges.
The university recently reorganized into the School of Business, the School of Education and Human Services, the School of Natural Science and Mathematics and the College of Liberal Arts. More than 40 majors and minors, pre-law, a three-year degree program, an honors program, study-abroad and research contribute to the successful Mount experience. 98% of seniors are employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation.
The Mount is home to championship-winning NCAA Division 1 sports teams, 70 clubs and organizations and a vibrant outdoor adventure program. The 1,400-acre campus is a short drive from Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Annapolis, Frederick and Gettysburg. The Mount’s financial aid packages make a private Catholic education accessible and affordable.