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Mount Saint Mary's University - Los Angeles
  • 4 Year
  • LOS ANGELES, CA

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Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade A+

About

12001 CHALON RD
LOS ANGELES, CA 90049
Athletic Division
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From Mount Saint Mary's University - Los Angeles

Mount Saint Mary’s is the only women’s university in Los Angeles and one of the most diverse in the nation. For nearly 100 years, we have empowered young women to develop as leaders to better themselves and the world. We believe it is our responsibility to respond to the needs of the times. And the times are calling for strong, confident and resilient leaders.

As a leading liberal arts institution, the University is known nationally for our research on gender equality, innovative health and science programs and our commitment to service. We foster this through:

• Professional experience through partnerships that include the LA County Academic Internship Program and LA Mayor’s Office
• Living Learning Communities that merge residential experiences with intellectual pursuits
• Opportunities for undergraduate research through interdisciplinary programs such as Global Women in STEM
• An Honors Program that provides academic rigor within an engaging and nurturing environment
• And more

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Mount Saint Mary's University - Los Angeles Rankings

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

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
90%
SAT Range
920-1170
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$29,708 / 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
$26,501 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
94%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 47 responses
77%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 65 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 65 responses

Majors

Women and Gender Studies (WST) at the Mount

The WST major offers an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and critical understanding of women and gender as they relate to power and leadership practice. This program has robust research methods training and emphasizes women as agents of social change through leadership and policymaking. The WST major connects students with our new Voice and Action living/learning community.

Online

Online Programs Offered
8
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
3
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    35%
  • On Campus
    57%
  • Online
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,745 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
493
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
53%
Varsity Athletes
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Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 57 responses
  • Dedicated
    35%
  • Dedicated and serious about education.
    30%
  • Mostly females
    14%
  • Supportive
    9%
  • Unstoppable
    5%
  • Concentrated
    4%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
52%
Poll
43%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 90 responses
Poll
61%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 109 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 54 responses
  • "You are Unstoppable"
    44%
  • Sisterhood
    26%
  • United
    17%
  • High School 2.0
    7%
  • Encouragement
    6%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$53,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
65%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 38 responses

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