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?
- The 4% student loan default rate at Mount Marty is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
- The highest award offered at Mount Marty is the doctor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 49% of the faculty were full-time.
- The average Mount Marty student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.
Mount Marty University Rankings
We have ranked Mount Marty as #147 out of 2,587 colleges and universities in the country in our 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. It is also ranked #2 out of 15 schools in South Dakota.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Mount Marty has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#20||Best Doctor’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#32||Best Master’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#38||Best Graduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#201||Best Associate Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Mount Marty.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Mount Marty has earned from around the web.
|#6||Best Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Schools||College Factual|
|#9||Best Nursing Schools||Nursing Degree Search|
|#12||Best Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Schools||College Factual|
|#53||Best Nursing Schools||College Factual|
|#95||Best Special Education Schools||College Factual|
|#157||Best Health Professions Schools||College Factual|
Where Is Mount Marty University?
Contact details for Mount Marty are given below.
|Address:||1105 W. 8Th Street, Yankton, SD 57078-3724|
How Do I Get Into Mount Marty?
You can apply to Mount Marty online at: www.mountmarty.edu/future-students/apply/
Admission Requirements for Mount Marty
|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|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Mount Marty?
Approximately 61% of accepted students are men and 39% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 76%, and the acceptance rate for women is 82%.
Average Test Scores
About 1% of students accepted to Mount Marty submitted their SAT scores.Mount Marty received ACT scores from 73% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 15 and 23. Math scores were between 16 and 23. Composite scores were between 17 and 22.
Can I Afford Mount Marty University?
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 72% of students took out student loans averaging $6,546 a year. That adds up to $26,184 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Mount Marty is 3.6%. 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
There are also 180 graduate students at the school.
Of the 595 full-time undergraduates at Mount Marty, 49% are male and 51% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Mount Marty University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||50|
|Hispanic or Latino||56|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Mount Marty has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 15th most popular in South Dakota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
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%.
Mount Marty University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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