Mount St. Mary College

As reflected in its motto Doce Me Veritatem (Teach Me the Truth), Mount Saint Mary College is an independent, coeducational institution committed to providing students with a liberal arts education to prepare them for lives of leadership and service. Through a variety of majors and professional programs, students are prepared for career entry or graduate and professional studies. Consistent with Judeo-Christian values and the Dominican tradition of education that values the inherent worth of the individual, the mission of Mount Saint Mary College is to create an environment that fosters close student-faculty interaction that enables students to reach their full potential as lifelong learners. The college offers undergraduate programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science, and graduate programs leading to the Master of Science in Education, Master of Science in Nursing, and Master in Business Administration. An accelerated evening program is offered for non-traditional and adult students. The Mount Saint Mary College campus in Newburgh, New York is situated on 60 acres of rolling green hills that overlook the western banks of the Hudson River. On campus, The Mounts history co-exists graciously with the present in its beautiful campus buildings, which range from a stately 19th century home and carriage house to a sleek modern technology center and our new or renovated residence halls. The Mounts proximity to New York City provides our students with many opportunities to take prestigious co-op and internship positions with New York City businesses, media organizations, government offices, nonprofit organizations, hospitals, and schools, as well as local organizations. The Mount offers students opportunities to study abroad in Australia, England, Ireland, Italy, and Spain. Our students cite the close student-faculty interaction; the range of clubs, organizations, and on-campus student life; the opportunities for internships and study abroad; and the community service programs, both local and national, that the college provides as reasons why they value the college experience at Mount Saint Mary College.

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School Details

school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1959 N/A Semester $4.9 million 330 Powell Avenue, Newburgh, NY 12550 (845) 561-0800
overall score total score state city online paying global
44 100.0 New York Newburgh 615


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The The student-faculty ratio at Mount St. Mary College is 13:1, and the school has 50.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Mount St. Mary College include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Psychology; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; and History. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 75 percent.

Faculty & Classes

Title Value
Classes with fewer than 20 students 50.8%
20-49 48.7%
50 or more 0.5%


  • Health Professions and Related Programs, 28%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, 20%
  • Psychology, 13%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, 7%
  • History, 7%

Academic Programs & Offerings

  • 4-3 Program in Physical Theraphy (doctorate) with New York Medical College
  • 3-2 Program in Publishing (masters) with Pace University
  • 3-2 Program in Counseling (masters) with Pace University
  • 3-2 Program in Social Work (masters) with Fordham University
  • 3-4 Program in Podiatry (doctorate) with New York College of Podiatric Medicine
  • First-year experiences - 50%
  • Service learning - 31%
  • Senior capstone or culminating academic experience - 43%
  • Undergraduate research/creative projects - 25%
  • Learning communities - 3%