July 17, 2018
NEWBURGH, N.Y. -
Mount Saint Mary College Nursing majors benefit from the college’s state-of-the-art simulation lab, seen here. They also consistently score higher than the state average on the NCLEX-RN test and enjoy clinical relationships with more than 40 area hospitals. The Mount’s School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Mount Saint Mary College was recently ranked #28 on NewYorkUpstate.com’s “50 Upstate NY Colleges That Have the Highest-Paid Graduates.”
The list is based on the most current (2016) earnings data from the U.S. Department of Education and examined the average income of students in the workforce at every school in the country 10 years after enrollment.
According to Mount Saint Mary College’s 2017 Graduate Follow-Up Survey, 95 percent of 2017 graduates were employed six months after graduation. More than 75 percent of 2017 Mount bachelor’s grads and more than 96 percent of 2017 Mount master’s grads who are employed full-time make $40,000 a year and up.
In addition, the Mount was named a MONEY Magazine Top Valued Added College in 2017.
Mount Saint Mary College offers undergraduate academic programs in many fields, including Nursing, Business, Education, Media Studies, English, Mathematics, Information Technology, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, and Philosophy and Religious Studies.
The Mount also offers bachelor’s degree completion programs for adult students in an accelerated evening and weekend format.
Additionally, the college offers master’s degrees in these exciting fields: Business (including an MBA with a concentration in Health Care), Nursing, and Education. All three programs carry specialized accreditation.