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  1. Academics
    C
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    C
  8. Location
    C-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B-
The Mount is a private, Catholic college located in Newburgh, New York. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,675 undergraduate students. The Mount acceptance rate is 94%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Psychology. Graduating 63% of students, The Mount alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $39,400.
330 Powell Avenue
Newburgh, NY 12550
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Skyline Conference

Mount Saint Mary College - New York Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

MSMC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
94%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
970-1160
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$45
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$25,433/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$20,341/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.28 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.37 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.37 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    8%
  • On Campus
    91%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,675Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
330
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
29%
Varsity Athletes
19%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Mostly friendly, but a few snobs
    44%
  • Friendly
    39%
  • Mean
    11%
  • Outgoing
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
77%
Poll
80%
of students say they don't have Greek life.35 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.51 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Expensive!!!
    40%
  • SMALL
    20%
  • Nice
    15%
  • Full of Expirences
    10%
  • Boring
    5%
  • Don't do it!
    5%
  • Home away from home
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
63%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
68%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.19 responses
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I graduated from MSMC in 2006 with a BA and in 2008 with an MSEd. My primary reason for choosing the Mount was due to the positive reviews shared among adult graduates and career changers. I was told that the Mount has the resources "to help to get you through". As a mother of 3 children living 45 minutes away, I had to be very organized and hustle. I took advantage of the resources offered and the wide variety of evening, weekend, and interim classes and I did it! The graduate program was exactly what I needed and I had a lot of working, supportive classmates to keep my positivity running. I have fond memories and am forever thankful.
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Mount Saint Mary's College, although a small campus, is packed with beautiful scenery, incredible faculty and important career opportunities. The small, inclusive atmosphere of the school makes making friends an easy task! It also benefits teacher/student relationships greatly as standing out as an individual rather than just a number in class is almost guaranteed. The campus here at Mount is well kept and clean, overlooking the Hudson river which always guarantees an incredible view! Life as an on-campus resident is never dull, as faculty does a great job of keeping a consistent schedule of fun events for students to participate in! From petting zoos, to bingo nights there is never room for boredom. Mount has become a second home to me and I would recommend this institution to anyone who is looking for not only an amazing education but a comfortable, fun, inclusive college experience all around!
When the college went online in March, the professors I had were very understanding. We figured it out together, despite the great difficulty that came with an online platform. As we went into the Fall 2020 semester, all of my classes were hybrid, if not online. I spent a good amount of time in the classroom, However, as the semester went on, that time decreased. While most of my professors utilized zoom like experts, a few were still lacking knowledge in how to use the app, distracting from my learning experience. Regardless, all of my professors were understanding of the difficulties of going to school during a pandemic and were more than happy to accommodate with extensions if asked a few days before the assignment was due. They handled going to full online learning well, but each professor should be trained on how to use zoom, as well as how to set up an organized eclass.