We are here for you

Mount Saint Mary College is ready and willing to help students affected by the closure of The College of Saint Rose. We are here to assist you on your academic journey, with a warm and welcoming campus and a supportive community focused on your success.

We think that you'll feel right at home at the Mount. In fact, 25% of our students are transfer students!

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Teach-Out agreement

Mount Saint Mary College is offering an expedited admissions process for you: We will accept all earned credits from The College of Saint Rose programs listed in the Teach-Out agreement. Once we evaluate your transcript, we'll advise you on which remaining courses will be required for your degree program. Ask your Registrar's Office to send all of your previous college and high school transcripts to the Mount for a seamless transition.

Match tuition: We understand that a college education is a big investment in your future, and we’re dedicated to keeping it affordable. That's why the Mount will match the tuition you would have paid at The College of Saint Rose.

Guaranteed Housing: There’s a spot waiting for you in one of our modern residence halls with all you need to live comfortably. You’ll be just a short walk away from classes and options for dining, recreation, study, and relaxation. Housing is guaranteed if deposit is paid by June 1 for Fall 2024. Subject to bed availability.

No admissions, enrollment, or transfer fees: Applying to the Mount is always free!

Enjoy all the benefits of a Mount student: Including small class sizes and personal attention from faculty; student housing; resident assistant opportunities; athletics tryouts; and participation in clubs, student government, and other aspects of student life. 

You can set up an in-person, virtual, or phone meeting with an Admissions counselor. Contact Admissions@msmc.edu to receive personalized support and guidance. 

Undergraduate Teach-Out Programs with Saint Rose equivalent programs

Mount Saint Mary College offers 59 academic programs across three schools, including many that align with programs at the College of Saint Rose:



Communication, Art, and Digital Media

Information Technology



Natural Sciences

  • Biology (optional concentration in biochemistry offered)


Social Sciences


Additional undergraduate programs offered

You can choose from dozens of other bachelor's degree programs as well: View the full list

Graduate Teach-Out Programs with Saint Rose equivalent programs

Get to know the Mount

By the numbers

Mount Saint Mary College is a community of bright, determined, and service-oriented people. Here, you can discover your purpose through hands-on experience and classwork with faculty that know you by name. With 96% of our students employed or in graduate school within 6 months of graduating, you can feel confident that we’ll set you on your path to success.

Our students benefit from state-of-the-art learning facilities on campus, and enhance their education through hands-on learning. Nursing students learn basic skills in our simulation labs, then go on to one of our 50+ clinical sites partnerships. Education students can teach at our Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 school located on campus, where they gain the skills needed to lead their own classrooms. Students in other majors can participate in both large and small city internships to grow their network and skills. 

US News 2023-24 NursingAnd the proof is in the numbers! US News & World Report recently ranked our Nursing program as one of the top in the nation, and ranked the Mount in the top 100 Regional Universities North for social mobility and overall excellence. Two alumni have been named New York State Teachers of the Year. Plus, the Mount ranks in the top 10 percent nationally among ALL colleges and universities for return-on-investment at 30 years and beyond according to a recent study by Georgetown University for Education and the Workforce 2022.


We are here to make the transfer process as easy as possible for Saint Rose students.

Speak with an Admissions Counselor

We have in-person, virtual, and phone appointments available for College of Saint Rose students. Contact our Admissions staff at admissions@msmc.edu or 1-888-YES-MSMC.

Ready to apply?

Visit go.msmc.edu/apply to get started. Simply create your account and then choose the College of St. Rose Transitional Application or the College of St. Rose Graduate Application to start your expedited application.

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