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Study at Mount St Mary's College

Mount St. Mary's College, also known as MSMC, was established in 1925. It was founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet as a Catholic, liberal arts college for women. The college has two campuses located in Los Angeles, California, United States. The Chalon Campus covers more than 55 acres and was established in 1928. The Doheny Campus, which features the historic Doheny Mansion, encompasses approximately 20 acres and was founded in 1962. It offers a wide variety of degrees and certificate programs in diverse Course Topics. Both campuses of MSMC recognized a number of student clubs and organizations including the Accounting Association, California Nursing Student Association, Scholar Mentor Club, Phi Alpha Delta, African American Council of Women, Black Student Union, Amnesty International, Doheny Business Club, and Spanish Club.

Profile of Mount St Mary's CollegeMount St Mary's College is located in Los Angeles, California (a large city). The school is a Roman Catholic school. Mount St Mary's College is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Mount St Mary's College is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine and liberal arts.

Mount St Mary's College Selectivity

The school does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 410. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 410 and 510. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.

Mount St Mary's College has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

The school had 2, 366 enrolled students in 2007. Mount St Mary's College has a large minority student population. A very high share of students at the school are female.

Student Life
Full-time students are the norm at Mount St Mary's College. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Mount St. Mary's College offers a dynamic learning experience in the liberal arts and sciences to a diverse Student Enrolment. As a Catholic college primarily for women, we are dedicated to providing a superior education enhanced by an emphasis on building leadership skills and fostering a spirit to serve others. Our measure of success is graduates who are committed to using their knowledge and skills to better themselves, their environments, and the world. "

Mount St Mary's College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine243registered nursing
Liberal Arts146sociology, liberal arts and sciences, humanities, English, political science, American studies, Spanish language, social studies, . . .
Therapy and Counselling51psychology, physical therapy, psychology courses, child psychology, Counselling psychology
Education and Teaching49education, education courses, educational administration, special ed
Business and Management42business management, business
Science25biology, biochemistry, chemistry
Medicine20medical preparatory, health professions, gerontology
Religion and Philosophy12religion, philosophy, theology
Medical administration7health care administration
Art Studies4art studies
Photography and Commercial Art0commercial art
Contact: Mount St Mary's CollegeMount St Mary's College

12001 Chalon Rd

Los Angeles, California 90049-1599

General Phone: (310) 954-4000

http://www.msmc. la.edu

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