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Study at Mount Mary College

Mount Mary College was founded by the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1850. It was initially a women's seminary known as St. Mary's Institute. The institute was renamed Mount Mary College in 1913. This Catholic women's liberal arts institute sits on an 80-acre campus in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mount Mary College offers bachelor's degrees in arts, science and nursing. Students can choose from over 60 undergraduate majors and several graduate programs. Master's degrees are available in the fields of arts, business administration and science. The academic divisions of the college are:
  • Arts and Design Division
  • Business Administration Division
  • Education and Mathematics Division
  • Graduate and Continuing Education Division
  • Health and Sciences Division
  • Language, Literature, and Communication Division
  • Philosophy and Theology Division
  • Social Sciences and Related Disciplines Division
The sports teams of Mount Mary College are known as the Blue Angels. They are members of NCAA Division III, and compete in basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball. Students are also involved in clubs and organizations like the Madrigal Singers, the International Student Club, the Social Work Club, the Student Government and the Student Education Association.

Profile of Mount Mary CollegeMount Mary College can be found in Milwaukee, WI (a large city). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a Roman Catholic school. Mount Mary College is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Master's degree is the highest degree at the school.

Course Topics

Mount Mary College offers a wide range of choices in programs of study. The most common majors at the school are in design, nursing and emergency medicine, therapy and Counselling, and nutrition and exercise therapy.

Mount Mary College Selectivity

Mount Mary College does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.

A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 1, 702 students were enrolled in Mount Mary College. A very high share of students at the school are female.

Student Life
A lot of students at Mount Mary College attend part-time. The school offers students meal plans. Mount Mary College student athletes compete in Division III Independents competitions.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Mount Mary College, an urban Catholic college for women sponsored by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, provides an environment for the development of the whole person. The College encourages leadership, integrity, and a deep sense of social justice arising from a sensitivity to moral values and Christian principles. Mount Mary commits itself to excellence in teaching and learning with an emphasis on thinking critically. The baccalaureate curriculum integrates the liberal arts with career preparation for women of diverse ages and personal circumstances; the programs at the graduate level provide opportunities for both men and women to enhance their professional excellence. Vision: Mount Mary College is recognized as a diverse learning community that works in partnership with local, national and global organizations to educate women to transform the world. "

Mount Mary College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Therapy and Counselling58art therapy, Counselling psychology, psychology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine54registered nursing
Education and Teaching38education courses, teacher ed, English teaching, business teaching, music teaching, art education, biology teaching, science teaching, . . .
Design35fashion design, interior design, graphic design
Business and Management31fashion merchandising, business administration, business communications, accounting, marketing, business, business management
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy31occupational therapy, dietitian
Liberal Arts14Spanish language, technical and business writing, history, English language and literature, liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, social studies, international studies, . . .
Family and Social Work9social work, family and consumer science
Security and Law Enforcement5criminal justice and administration
Science5biology, chemistry
Religion and Philosophy4theology, philosophy, religious education, religious music, religion
Art Studies3art studies
Media3communication studies, public relations
Computer Science and Engineering2computer science
Photography and Commercial Art0commercial art
Fine Arts0fine arts
Contact: Mount Mary CollegeMount Mary College

2900 N. Menomonee River Pky

Milwaukee, WI 53222-4597

General Phone: (414) 258-4810


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