B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    B+
  10. Campus Food
    B+
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    A-
Mount Saint Mary's University (CA) is ...
Private not-for-profit, Catholic
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
12001 Chalon Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Website

Mount Saint Mary's University (CA) Rankings

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
77%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
830-1020
ACT Range
16-21
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes
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Cost

Net Price
$28,274/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $24,901/ year
  • $30-48k
    $26,508/ year
  • $49-75k
    $27,884/ year
  • $76-110k
    $31,682/ year
  • $110k+
    $35,179/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
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.53 responses
66%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.53 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,142Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
71%
Varsity Athletes
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 46 responses
Report
  • Dedicated
    39%
  • Dedicated and serious about education.
    30%
  • Mostly females
    13%
  • Supportive
    9%
  • Concentrated
    4%
  • Unstoppable
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
67%
Poll
45%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.78 responses
Poll
60%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports.97 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 42 responses
Report
  • "You are Unstoppable"
    38%
  • Sisterhood
    29%
  • United
    21%
  • Encouragement
    7%
  • High School 2.0
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$50,200/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
62%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.38 responses
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My experience at MSMU has been amazing everyone is kind and excited for their futures. The professors and actually know your name and care for your academic success, financial situations, and are big on staying healthy. Both campus are beautiful and have such a wonderful vibe that makes us all leaders!
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Both campuses not only have a welcoming atmosphere that contains friendly and caring staff and students but provides many opportunities to their students. Including advancement toward their education, extracurricular activities to be immersed in, and opportunities to be the best that you can be. Mount Saint Mary's strives to help their students succeed and genuinely work toward improving themselves to cater to students' and teachers' needs. Very community oriented and a great place to pursue an education. With so many opportunities comes a second home with an environment that's peaceful and caring to your needs which makes Mount Saint Mary's one of the few schools that prioritizes for the students, genuinely caring for them.
Overall, my experience at MSMU has been amazing! The instructors are very approachable and helpful. The campus is extremely safe and a very beautiful, serene environment.