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Mount St. Mary’s University is a private, liberal arts, Catholic university in the Catoctin Mountains near historic Emmitsburg, Maryland, with a satellite campus for adult students in Frederick, Maryland’s second largest city.

The university offers more than 70 majors, minors, concentrations and special programs for traditional undergraduate students, and 20 adult undergraduate and graduate level programs.

Pursue academic success in a truly elevated environment.

You’ll find high challenge, as well as high support at every turn.

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34 majors offered
38 minors offered
114 full-time faculty
Undergraduate Programs 02/07
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Majors and Minors

For undergraduate students, the Mount offers more than 40 majors, minors, concentrations, interdisciplinary and special programs.

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News 03/07
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Michael Unruh Named Director of Palmieri Center for Entrepreneurship

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Career Opportunities 04/07
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What is an internship?

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News 05/07
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SRIA Scholars Conduct Research at the Mount During the Summer

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Adult Programs 06/07
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Adult Undergraduate Degrees

Now is the time to earn that degree you’ve always wanted, while still working. The Mount offers working adults a choice of five different undergraduate degrees with curriculum and formats designed to accommodate busy, working lifestyles.

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Graduate Programs 07/07
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Graduate Degrees for Working Adults

Earn one of ten well-respected graduate degrees or one of eight one-year graduate certificates in a convenient format designed for working adults.

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Find your path to success in an academic environment created to inspire students of all types, talents, and abilities.

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Prepare to engage.

Students here succeed because of how we are together - a single, nurturing community - students, faculty, staff, alumni.

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Visit the Mount 01/08

Join us on campus!

We offer visit programs for students and their families in every stage of the college search process. From 90-minute Daily Visit sessions and Mountaineer Visits for those just starting the search process, to our Overnight Visits for seniors who are interested in getting a first-hand look at what it's like to be a Mount student, you're sure to find a program that fits your interests and schedule.

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News 02/08
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Five Mount Students Volunteer 750 Hours of Community Service

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45% male
55% female
40+27 Students from 40 states and 27 foreign countries call the Mount home.
Campus Life 04/08

Clubs & Organizations

From AMP, outdoor adventures, and Student Government, to the Office of Social Justice and Center for Student Diversity, you’re sure to find something to pour yourself into here.

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School Spirit 05/08
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What is there to do at the Mount?

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Athletics 06/08
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We go head-to-head with the best that Division I Athletics have to offer.

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Faith 07/08
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Find faith and comfort.

There is a warm spirituality here that you will find peaceful and reassuring, regardless of where you are in your spiritual journey.

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Traditions 08/08
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We celebrate traditions from 2 years ago and 200 years ago.

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Dig deeper into our community and our breathtaking campus.

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Find what success means to you.

From medicine to business to nonprofits, our graduates make an impact in their chosen paths.

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News 01/07
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It Pays to Graduate From the Mount, New Study Finds

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Lives of Significance 02/07
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Alexandra Edwards, C’19

“I have learned, through art, that things will explode, break and fall apart—but it’s the way you take all the broken pieces and put them together to make something even better than you had before. Trust the process and your art will shine,” says Alexandra Edwards, C’19, a fine arts major.

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#1 College for Employment in Maryland for 2018-19
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Rankings Two of the Mount's graduate programs were recently nationally ranked
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News 04/07
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Four Literary Magazine Contributors Earn Gold Circle Certificates

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Career Center 05/07
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MountHired allows students and alumni to connect with employers for internships and jobs. Find out how you can take the next step in your professional journey.

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Lives of Significance 06/07
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Chance Carbaugh, MSB’16

Fort Detrick Researcher Finds Path Through Mount’s Biotech Master’s Program

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Career Insights 07/07

Everything is possible at the Mount.

And the Career Center is there every step of the way, from the minute you arrive throughout your working career after you leave the Mount. They'll help you choose a major, find an internship, and connect you with some of our outstanding alums so you can see just how they are living significantly.

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See more success stories and find ways the Mount can help you get to where you want to be.

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