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Mount Marty University Overview

Located in Yankton, South Dakota, Mount Marty University is a private not-for-profit institution. Yankton is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

What Is Mount Marty University Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$33,242 Avg Cost After Aid
67% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at Mount Marty is 0%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The highest award offered at Mount Marty is the doctor's degree.
  • For the <nil> academic year, 43% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Mount Marty bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $44,448 a year. That's about 9% more than their peers at other schools.
  • The average Mount Marty student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Mount Marty University?


Contact details for Mount Marty are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1105 W. 8Th Street, Yankton, SD 57078-3724
Phone: 605-668-1545

How Do I Get Into Mount Marty?

You can apply to Mount Marty online at:

Admission Requirements for Mount Marty

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Required
TOEFL Recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Mount Marty?

67% Acceptance Rate
35% Of Accepted Are Women
3% Submit SAT Scores
Mount Marty has an acceptance rate of 67%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 65% of accepted students are men and 35% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 64%, and the acceptance rate for women is 76%.

Average Test Scores

About 3% of students accepted to Mount Marty submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 410 and 540. Math scores were between 400 and 510.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Mount Marty University  ( 410 to 540 )

SAT Math Scores for Mount Marty University  ( 400 to 510 )
Mount Marty received ACT scores from 71% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 23. Math scores were between 18 and 24. Composite scores were between 19 and 24.

ACT English Scores for Mount Marty University  ( 16 to 23 )
ACT Math Scores for Mount Marty University  ( 18 to 24 )
ACT Composite Scores for Mount Marty University  ( 19 to 24 )

Can I Afford Mount Marty University?

$33,242 Net Price
69% Take Out Loans
0.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Mount Marty is $33,242. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Mount Marty, approximately 69% of students took out student loans averaging $6,429 a year. That adds up to $25,716 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Mount Marty is 0.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Mount Marty University Undergraduate Student Diversity

578 Full-Time Undergraduates
48% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,061 undergraduate students at Mount Marty, with 578 being full-time and 483 being part-time.


There are also 175 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 578 full-time undergraduates at Mount Marty, 52% are male and 48% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Mount Marty University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 4
Black or African American 35
Hispanic or Latino 44
White 417
International Students 35
Other Races/Ethnicities 43

Geographic Diversity

South Dakota students aren't the only ones who study at Mount Marty University. At this time, 21 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 3 countries are represented at Mount Marty. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Australia, Tanzania, and Venezuela.

Online Learning at Mount Marty University

8 Took All Classes Online
511 Took At Least One Class Online
172.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 511 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Mount Marty has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 10th most popular in South Dakota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Mount Marty

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Mount Marty University was 172.0%. This is the #307 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Mount Marty regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*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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