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Mount Mary University Overview

Mount Mary University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The city atmosphere of Milwaukee makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Mount Mary University Known For?

624 Full-Time Undergraduates
$17,706 Avg Cost After Aid
56% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest degree offered at Mount Mary is the doctor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 29% of the faculty were full-time.

Mount Mary University Rankings

Mount Mary landed the #1,191 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. Out of the 39 colleges in Wisconsin, it is ranked at #31.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Mount Mary has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Mount Mary

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 748
Best Colleges for International Students 1,086
Best Colleges for the Money 1,115
Best Colleges 1,191
Best Colleges for Veterans 1,552
Best Colleges for Diversity 3,018

Where Is Mount Mary University?

Location of Mount Mary University

Contact details for Mount Mary are given below.

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

How Do I Get Into Mount Mary?

You can apply to Mount Mary online at:

Admission Requirements for Mount Mary

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

How Hard Is It To Get Into Mount Mary?

56% Acceptance Rate
100% Of Accepted Are Women
1% Submit SAT Scores
Mount Mary has an acceptance rate of 56%, 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 0% of accepted students are men and 100% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 0%, and the acceptance rate for women is 57%.

Average Test Scores

About 1% of students accepted to Mount Mary submitted their SAT scores.Mount Mary received ACT scores from 97% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 15 and 22. Math scores were between 16 and 21. Composite scores were between 17 and 21.

ACT English Scores for Mount Mary University  ( 15 to 22 )
ACT Math Scores for Mount Mary University  ( 16 to 21 )
ACT Composite Scores for Mount Mary University  ( 17 to 21 )

Can I Afford Mount Mary University?

$17,706 Net Price
81% Take Out Loans
5.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Mount Mary is $17,706. 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 +
$15,224 $17,287 $20,558 $22,167 $19,757

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

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 81% of students took out student loans averaging $5,467 a year. That adds up to $21,868 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Mount Mary is 5.6%. 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 Mary University Undergraduate Student Diversity

624 Full-Time Undergraduates
100% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 700 undergraduate students at Mount Mary, with 624 being full-time and 76 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Mount Mary

There are also 699 graduate students at the school.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Mount Mary Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 44
Black or African American 80
Hispanic or Latino 71
White 398
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 22

Geographic Diversity

Wisconsin students aren't the only ones who study at Mount Mary University. At this time, 10 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 11 countries are represented at Mount Mary. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Nigeria, and Japan.

Online Learning at Mount Mary University

168 Took All Classes Online
389 Took At Least One Class Online
1,883.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 1 master’s degree programs available online at Mount Mary. In 2017-2018, 389 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 31st most popular in Wisconsin for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Mount Mary

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Mount Mary University was 1,883.4%. This is the #53 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Mount Mary regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Mount Mary majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health Professions 3%
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 1%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Mount Mary ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Mount Mary.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions #1
Health Professions #22

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 Mary University Majors

In 2017-2018, Mount Mary University awarded 362 undergraduate degrees and 454 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 0 3 0 0
Allied Health Professions 0 1 0 0
Business Administration & Management 0 8 8 0
Chemistry 0 5 0 0
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 33 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 7 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 7 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 18 0 0
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 6 9 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 3 0 0
Food Science Technology 0 1 0 0
General Biology 0 11 0 0
General English Literature 0 2 6 0
General Psychology 0 19 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 6 0
History 0 1 0 0
International Studies 0 4 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 6 0 0
Marketing 0 6 0 0
Mathematics 0 1 0 0
Nursing 0 2 0 0
Other Education 0 0 5 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 2 0 0
Other Social Sciences 0 7 0 0
Philosophy 0 4 0 0
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 20 124 15
Romance Languages 0 7 0 0
Social Work 0 12 0 0
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 12 0 0
Student Counseling 0 0 11 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 4 10 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 1 0 0
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 1 0 0
Total 0 362 424 30


*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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