President's Message

Dear Friends:

Welcome to Mount Saint Mary College’s website! We’re delighted to share our school with you, and invite you to browse our website and to visit our campus, which overlooks the scenic Hudson River and valley.

Are you seeking a close-knit community in a place of stunning natural beauty? Do you hope to make great friends and to learn a lot? Do you want to enjoy outstanding professors, and develop relationships with mentors who will help prepare you for a meaningful life and a successful career? Then, Mount Saint Mary is the right college for you!

At the Mount, you’ll benefit from an outstanding education in the liberal arts that will prepare you well to lead a full life, pursue a stimulating career, and help others. As a Catholic, Dominican college, we are committed to your academic success, as well as to your personal and professional development. Dominicans have a more than 700-year-old tradition of seeking and teaching the Truth and of living a life of service to God and others. Dominicans are experts at thinking, learning, communicating, serving, and building community—skills that you will hone at the Mount.

Here, you’ll meet students and faculty from a wide variety of backgrounds and faith traditions. Whether you aim to go into nursing or business or education or to work in other fields, the Mount will help you realize your goal. Our friendly, knowledgeable, caring faculty, administrators, and staff have helped generations of students achieve their personal and professional objectives.

We invite you to join our vibrant college community, where we aim to grow intellectually and spiritually and, through transforming ourselves, to make the world a better place. All of us at the Mount look forward to welcoming you.

I hope to see you soon!

James M. Raimo
Acting President, Mount Saint Mary College

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