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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 80 majors, minors, concentrations and special programs for traditional undergraduate students, and more than 25 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 01/07
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Academics

Julianna Roman Strived for Equity in Work as Maryland Public Service Scholar

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News 02/07
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Faculty

Nathaniel Bald, C’21, Wins First Fulbright English Teaching Award to Madagascar

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Undergraduate Programs 03/07
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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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News 04/07
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Faculty

Five Students Awarded NSF Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowships

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Career Opportunities 05/07
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What is an internship?

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Graduate Programs 06/07
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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 07/07
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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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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
News 01/07
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Students

Mount St. Mary’s Enrolls Second Largest Number of Undergraduates Ever

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News 02/07
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Students

Serving Homeless People Gave Olivia Prevost Hope

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Campus Life 03/07
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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 04/07
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What is there to do at the Mount?

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Athletics 05/07
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We go head-to-head with the best that Division I Athletics have to offer.

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Faith 06/07
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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 07/07
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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 01/06
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Academics

Mount Places Among Top in Maryland in U.S. News Best Regional Universities Rankings

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Lives of Significance 02/06
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Ingrid Hazbon, C’21

Future physician assistant, Ingrid Hazbon, C’21, loves serving the local community as a firefighter and emergency medical technician (EMT).

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News 03/06
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Alumni

From Student-Athlete to Coach and Professor

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News 04/06
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Students

Mount Selects Handshake as University Career Management System

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Lives of Significance 05/06
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Brianna Cherney, C'19

Brianna Cherney, C’19, has aced college and has set a goal to earn the 150 credit hours required to sit for the certified public accountant exam by graduation.

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Career Insights 06/06

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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