Transfer Admissions

Transfer Scholarships & Aid

The Mount offers both financial aid and scholarships opportunities for transfer students. These include:

Transfer Merit Scholarships

High-achieving transfer students with GPA of 2.5 or better may qualify for an award:

GPA        Award
2.5–2.99: $2,000
3.0–3.49: $4,000
3.5 plus:  $6,000

Resident Grant: Students who live on campus will receive an additional $2,000 Resident Grant.

Transfer Honors Scholarship

Mount Saint Mary College is reaching out to help community college graduates attain bachelor's degrees. The College will award six half tuition Transfer Honors Scholarships per academic year to one graduate from each of the following community colleges: Dutchess County, Orange County, Rockland County, Ulster County, Westchester County, and Nassau County community colleges. Read more about the Mount's Transfer Honors Scholarships.
Please note that receiving a transfer honors scholarship renders a student ineligible for a merit scholarship. 

Need-based aid

Students who do not meet the 2.5 GPA criteria, but have financial need may qualify for an MSMC Grant of up to $4,000* per year. All students should file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible to determine eligibility for federal, state, and MSMC Grants.

Students can visit to file online, as it allows for quicker processing. Note: The Mount’s school code is 002778.

For more information on the Mount’s financial aid opportunities, please visit our financial aid pages

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