2,601
Students
Financial aid thermometer
27,877
Avg. Financial Aid
81
81%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Mount Saint Mary's University is a Comprehensive institution located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 12001 Chalon Road
Los Angeles, CA  90049-1599
United States
Contact Erika Yamasaki
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@msmu.edu
Phone: 800-999-9893
Fax: 310-954-4259

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,352
Applied
1,910
Accepted
2,601
Enrolled
81%
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Female Admissions

2,266
Females Applied
1,854
Females Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

86
Males Applied
56
Males Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.41
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.45
One recommendation
Recommended Interview
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan December 1st January 30th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 520 470 570
SAT Math 500 450 550
ACT Composite 19 16 21

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

40,018
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Fees

1,152
Full-time student fees
12,235
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

27,877
Avg. Financial Aid Package
34,579
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,289
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,384
Avg. Loan Aid
11,774
Avg. Grant Aid
19,318
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
41%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,601
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 63.89%
Black or African American 6.53%
White or Caucasian 7.88%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.19%
Asian 15.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.46%
Two or more races 1.61%
Other 4.3%

Gender

Male (6.31%)
Female (93.69%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 24%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Lighting of the Circle, Student Involvement Fair and Spring Carnival

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
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Local fraternities
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Most popular organizations:
Sakura Society, Pangkat Pilipino, MSMU Women in Film, Athenian Print and Na Pua O Ka'Aina (NPOKA)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
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Faculty

453
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 106
Part-time - 347