Mount Saint Mary College was founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic in 1959.
The Mount was ranked a Top-Tier Regional University (North) by U.S. News & World Report. Read more about our accreditation.
Location. Newburgh, New York. The Mount is conveniently located in the Mid-Hudson Valley, midway between New York City and New York's capital city, Albany.
Enrollment/Student Body Profile. Our student body is made up of 2,500 students representing over 16 states and several countries. More than 1,700 are traditional undergraduate students.
Academic Programs. The Mount offers 50 undergraduate programs leading to a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. Our collaboration programs offer you a chance to earn a bachelor's degree and an advanced degree with schools like Fordham University, Pace University, and New York Medical College. The college also offers master's degrees in Education, Business, and Nursing.
Faculty. You'll learn from our faculty, the majority of whom hold a PhD or the highest terminal degree in their field. Our student to faculty ratio is 13:1.
Average Class Size. 20 students
Freshman Class Size. Approximately 430 students
Costs. The Mount is a competitively-priced private school. Tuition for the 2018-2019 academic year for full-time traditional students (freshmen and transfers) is $30,046 annually. Room and Board is $15,108 annually for a regular room, bringing the total to $45,154.
Financial Aid. Ninety-nine percent of the Mount 's incoming freshman class received financial aid in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, or part-time employment, based on academic promise or need.
Housing. The Mount's residence halls feature suite-style living, movie lounges, computer rooms, recreation areas, laundry facilities, workout rooms, semi-private bathrooms, kitchens, lounges, cable, and wireless Internet access. Our upperclassmen live in the College Courts, our townhouse-like apartments on campus, or the Dominican Center, which features three floors of dormitories above the Kaplan Family Library and Learning Center.
Athletic Teams. The Mount offers men's baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, and track and field, and women's basketball, cheerleading, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.
Recent Graduates. 95% of graduates were employed within 6 months of graduation. (2017 Graduate Survey)
Mount Saint Mary College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic or classification protected by federal, state, or local law in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic programs, and other school administered programs.