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Mount Mary University Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Mount Mary University, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you’ll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Mount Mary University Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Mount Mary University was awarded 49 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is art therapy/therapist.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Mount Mary as #1,045 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Mount Mary held the #1,191 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Mount Mary also holds the #30 spot on the Best Colleges in Wisconsin ranking.

See all of the rankings for Mount Mary University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Mount Mary?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Mount Mary University is a competitive 53%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 7% of students accepted to Mount Mary submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 620. Math scores were between 455 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Mount Mary University  ( 470 to 620 )

SAT Math Scores for Mount Mary University  ( 455 to 540 )
Mount Mary received ACT scores from 94% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 16 and 20.

ACT Composite Scores for Mount Mary University  ( 16 to 20 )

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Mount Mary University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Mount Mary, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 10 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Mount Mary University is 33%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  33 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Mount Mary University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Mount Mary University is 72%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  72 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Mount Mary the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 40%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  40 out of 100

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Mount Mary University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 639 undergraduates at Mount Mary with 577 being full-time and 62 being part-time.

How Much Does Mount Mary University Cost?

The overall average net price of Mount Mary is $19,775. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Mount Mary

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$18,652 $16,165 $21,834 $23,892 $25,851

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Mount Mary, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Mount Mary, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $5,675 a year. That adds up to $22,700 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Mount Mary is 7.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Mount Mary Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Mount Mary with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $40,000 in their early years. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


See which majors at Mount Mary University make the most money.

Location of Mount Mary University

Located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Mount Mary University is a private not-for-profit institution. Milwaukee is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Contact details for Mount Mary are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2900 N. Menomonee River Pky, Milwaukee, WI 53222-4597
Phone: 414-930-3000

Mount Mary University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 31 majors graduated from Mount Mary University. Of these students, 159 received undergraduate degrees and 203 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 26 $19,227
General Psychology 19 NA
Design & Applied Arts 17 $32,925
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 14 $39,909
General Biology 11 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 9 NA
Communication & Media Studies 7 $26,353
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 7 $44,384
Business Administration & Management 7 NA
General English Literature 6 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Mount Mary University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Mount Mary

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 580 students took at least one online class at Mount Mary University. This is an increase from the 553 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 580 153
2018-2019 553 139
2017-2018 389 168
2016-2017 346 195
2015-2016 354 179

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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