Mount Saint Mary College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$33,126
5% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$25,959
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.64%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
90.2%
2,178 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,125
72% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
60.5%
248 Graduates

About

Mount Saint Mary College is a higher education institution located in Orange County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Mount Saint Mary College were Registered Nursing (160 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (51 degrees), and General Psychology (43 degrees).

In 2020, 560 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mount Saint Mary College. 72.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (308 degrees), 2.88 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (107 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mount Saint Mary College is $33,126, which is $10,596 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Mount Saint Mary College is $33,126, which is $10,596 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,959.

In 2020, 86% of undergraduate students attending Mount Saint Mary College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$33,126
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Mount Saint Mary College was $33,126. The cost of tuition at Mount Saint Mary College is $10,596 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$25,959
2020 Value
2.07%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Mount Saint Mary College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,959. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Mount Saint Mary College grew by 2.07%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,946
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mount Saint Mary College was of $13,946 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 4.04% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

86%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
70%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Mount Saint Mary College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.15% with respect to 2019, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.64%
2018 Default Rate
32
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Mount Saint Mary College was 4.64%, which represents 32 out of the 689 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Mount Saint Mary College received 2,178 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 33% annual decline. Out of those 2,178 applicants, 1,964 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 90.2% acceptance rate.

There were 2,125 students enrolled at Mount Saint Mary College in 2020, and 92% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Mount Saint Mary College has an overall enrollment yield of 14.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

90.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,964
Accepted Out of 2,178

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Mount Saint Mary College was 90.2% (1,964 admissions from 2,178 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 93.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −33%, while admissions declined by −35.6%.

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SAT Scores

92%
Submission Percentage
262
Scores Submitted

92% of enrolled first-time students at Mount Saint Mary College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Mount Saint Mary College has a total enrollment of 2,125 students. The full-time enrollment at Mount Saint Mary College is 1,529 students and the part-time enrollment is 596. This means that 72% of students enrolled at Mount Saint Mary College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mount Saint Mary College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.8% White, 17.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.58% Black or African American, 2.4% Asian, 1.13% Two or More Races, 0.376% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0471% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Mount Saint Mary College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.6%), followed by White Male (17%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (32%), followed by White Female (28%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mount Saint Mary College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,125 students. The full-time enrollment at Mount Saint Mary College is 1,529 and the part-time enrollment is 596. This means that 72% of students enrolled at Mount Saint Mary College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Mount Saint Mary College was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Mount Saint Mary College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,206
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    369
  3. Black or African American
    161

The enrolled student population at Mount Saint Mary College is 56.8% White, 17.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.58% Black or African American, 2.4% Asian, 1.13% Two or More Races, 0.376% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0471% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 299 students (14.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 248 more women than men received degrees from Mount Saint Mary College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Mount Saint Mary College is white (308 degrees awarded). There were 2.88 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (107 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Mount Saint Mary College is Registered Nursing (160 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (51 degrees) and General Psychology (43 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Mount Saint Mary College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (32 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (17 degrees), and English (14 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mount Saint Mary College are Registered nurses (1,357,856 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (350,594 people), Postsecondary teachers (250,074 people), Other managers (243,120 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (223,008 people).

The most specialized majors at Mount Saint Mary College are History (32 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (17 degrees), English (14 degrees), Psychology (43 degrees), and Health (210 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mount Saint Mary College are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, and Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Mount Saint Mary College are History (32 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (17 degrees), English (14 degrees), Psychology (43 degrees), and Health (210 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mount Saint Mary College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,648,510 people), Elementary & secondary schools (912,817 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (524,732 people), Outpatient care centers (350,431 people), and Offices of physicians (241,939 people).

The most specialized majors at Mount Saint Mary College are History (32 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (17 degrees), English (14 degrees), Psychology (43 degrees), and Health (210 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Mount Saint Mary College.
Most Common
  1. 160 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 51 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 43 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Mount Saint Mary College was Registered Nursing with 160 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

156
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
404
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 156 degrees were awarded to men at Mount Saint Mary College, which is 0.386 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (404).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 40 degrees were awarded to men at Mount Saint Mary College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.33 times more than the 30 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 142 degrees were awarded to women at Mount Saint Mary College in Registered Nursing, which is 7.89 times more than the 18 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%
100% Completion Time
57%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 45% of students graduating from Mount Saint Mary College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 57% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 57% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Mount Saint Mary College is Male and Two or More Races (75% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.23% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    308 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    107 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    90 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mount Saint Mary College is white (308 degrees awarded). There were 2.88 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (107 degrees).

19.1% of degree recipients (107 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    223 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    85 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    62 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Mount Saint Mary College is white female (223 degrees awarded). There were 2.62 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (85 degrees).

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Operations

Mount Saint Mary College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.56M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNk (−3.8%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Mount Saint Mary College had a total salary expenditure of $58.7M. Mount Saint Mary College employs 29 Associate professors, 23 Professors, and 22 Assistant professors. Most academics at Mount Saint Mary College are Female Associate professors (17), Male Professors(13), and Male Associate professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mount Saint Mary College are: Service, with 61 employees, Management, with 42 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 39 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.56M
2020 Endowment
9.41%
growth from 2019

Mount Saint Mary College has an endowment valued at about $6.56M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Mount Saint Mary College grew 9.41% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $33.1M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.66M - Federal
  2. $367k - State
  3. $19.8k - Local

As of 2020, Mount Saint Mary College received $2.66M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $367k from state grants and contracts, and $19.8k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$23.8M
2020 Salaries
1.33%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Mount Saint Mary College paid a median of $23.8M in salaries, which represents 40.5% of their overall expenditure ($58.7M) and a 1.33% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.909% decline from 2018 and a 7.58% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.88M
Instructional Salaries
86
Number of Employees

In 2020, Mount Saint Mary College paid a total of $6.88M to 86 employees working as instructors, which represents 29% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
29 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
61 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mount Saint Mary College were Associate professor with 29 employees; Professor with 23 employees; and Professor with 22 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mount Saint Mary College were Service with 61 employees; Management with 42 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 39 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mount Saint Mary College was Female Associate professor with 17 employees, Male Professor with 13 employees, and Male Associate professor with 12 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Mount Saint Mary College.

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