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Mount Mary University

Quick Facts

1,349 total enrollment; 726 undergraduate; 623 graduate
Financial aid
Percentage of all full-time undergraduates receiving financial aid: 100%
Student/faculty ratio

Creativity takes boldness – a truth we embrace at Mount Mary University.

For over 100 years, Mount Mary has shaped generations of bold women leaders who enrich and transform the world through their creativity, compassion, and talents. Our Creative Campus Initiative infuses imagination, experimentation, and open-mindedness by using Design Thinking and Creativity methods as tools in our classes to challenge students to solve complex problems.

As a result, our graduates have the confidence to know they’ve been equipped to be creative in ways that future
employers – and the wider world – need them to be.



Mount Mary’s faculty are focused on enhancing your leadership abilities, which will lead you to greater success in the workplace. When you graduate, you’ll have the confidence and open mind to imagine and experiment with innovative ideas that push you to the top of your field.


1,349 total enrollment; 726 undergraduate; 623 graduate
Student/faculty ratio: 11:1


Admission requirements

High school diploma, HSED, or GED. Each applicant is reviewed individually based on their complete application including official transcripts, ACT or SAT score, GPA, and coursework. For international students, Mount Mary accepts any of the following for proof of English language proficiency: TOEFL, IELTS, WESLI, or ELS.


How AP/IB credits are handled

Credit is awarded for students scoring 3, 4, or 5 on AP exams; IB credits are awarded based on HL exam score and vary by subject.


Degrees offered

Mount Mary offers more than 30 degree programs, including: accounting, art therapy, biology, business administration, chemistry, communication, education, English, fashion design, food science, graphic design, history, interior design, interior merchandising, international studies (Spanish), justice, liberal studies, mathematics, merchandise management, nursing, philosophy, psychology, RN to BSN completion, social work, sociology, Spanish, student-designed, studio art, and theology. Mount Mary also offers pre-professional programs in chiropractic medicine, dentistry, dietetics, law, medicine, occupational therapy, optometry, osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, and veterinary medicine. Post-baccalaureate certificate, master, and doctoral programs are also available and are open to both men and women.


Other programs

Grace and Caroline Scholarship Programs, Promise and TRiO programs, Women’s Leadership Institute Programs, and study abroad.


Percentage of all full-time undergraduates receiving financial aid: 100%
For institution-specific scholarships, contact: Financial Aid Office or visit

FAFSA Code: 003869

Tuition and Fees: $31,160
Room and Board: $9,180


Conference/division affiliation: NCAA Division III

Women’s athletics

Basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, volleyball


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Milwaukee, WI 53222-4545


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Mount Mary is the legacy of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, and inspired by their vision which states: "Education means enabling persons to reach the fullness of their potential as individuals created in God's image and assisting them to direct their gifts toward building the earth."