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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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News 01/08
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Mount Receives $433,784 from NIH for Student Research

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News 02/08
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MSMU Receives NSF Grant to Foster STEM Transfer Path for FCC and MC Students

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News 03/08
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Mount to Launch Data Science Major in Fall 2020

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News 04/08
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Mount to Introduce Neuroscience Major in Fall 2020

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Undergraduate Programs 05/08
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Majors and Minors

For undergraduate students, the Mount offers more than 70 majors, minors, concentrations, interdisciplinary and special programs.

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Career Opportunities 06/08
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What is an internship?

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Graduate Programs 07/08
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Graduate Degrees for Working Adults

Advance your career with one of our many degree or certificate programs in business, education, public services and science.

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Adult Programs 08/08
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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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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.

Learn About Life on Campus

Read the Mount's Guiding Principles on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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Campus Life 02/06

Clubs & Organizations

From AMP, outdoor adventures and Student Government, to the Center for Campus Ministry, 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 03/06
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What is there to do at the Mount?

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Athletics 04/06
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We go head-to-head with the best that Division I Athletics have to offer.

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Faith 05/06
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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.

Discover our Catholic Identity
Traditions 06/06
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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 01/08
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Mount Places Among Top in Maryland in U.S. News Best Regional Universities Rankings

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News 02/08
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Senior Rachel Lyter Named Röpke-Wojtyła Fellow

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News 03/08
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Fabiola Solorzano, C'20: A Quiet Leader

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Lives of Significance 04/08
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Clarke Hooper, C'19

“It’s a close-knit community that allowed me to strengthen my faith and my academics while fulfilling my love for track and field.”

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News 05/08
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Three Mount St. Mary’s Students Named Goldwater Scholars

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Career Center 06/08
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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 07/08
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Mercedes Fuentes, C'19

Mercedes Fuentes, C’19, a transfer student is passionate about cellular biology, microbiology and coffee.

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Career Insights 08/08

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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