Mount St Mary’s is a Catholic university committed to education in the service of truth. The campus is located 2 miles south of Emmitsburg.
Maryland along one of America’s Scenic Byways, U.S. Rt. 15. The Mount seeks to cultivate a community of learners formed by faith, engaged in discovery, and empowered for leadership in the Church, the professions, and the world. As Mount St. Mary’s University enters its third century of service to God and to our nation, these four pillars continue to support the 200-year tradition.
The Mount is one of two colleges in Maryland recognized as a College of Distinction. To be a College of Distinction, a school must be: nationally recognized by education professionals as an excellent school; strongly focused on teaching undergraduates; home to a wide variety of innovative learning experiences; an active campus with many opportunities for personal development; and highly valued by graduate schools and employers for its outstanding preparation.
The core curriculum is the cornerstone of a Mount education and its most distinctive feature. All students complete a four-year integrated sequence of courses designed both to convey a common intellectual experience and to provide the intensive training in critical skills needed for success in college and in the workplace. Be sure to compare us to other schools in your search!