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IPEDS ID: 193353
OPE ID: 00277800
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Mount Saint Mary College
330 Powell Avenue, Newburgh, New York 12550
General information:  (845) 561-0800
Website:  www.msmc.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  2,479 (2,123 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  14 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
6%
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty83175
Instructional83175
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
Tuition and fees$25,340$26,625$27,312$28,2333.4%
Books and supplies$1,100$1,200$1,200$1,2000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$12,810$13,290$13,556$13,8282.0%
Other$1,550$1,550$1,550$1,5500.0%
Off Campus
Room and board$6,600$9,900$9,900$9,9000.0%
Other$2,100$2,100$2,100$2,1000.0%
Off Campus with Family
Other$2,100$2,100$2,100$2,1000.0%
Total Expenses2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
On Campus$40,800$42,665$43,618$44,8112.7%
Off Campus$35,140$39,825$40,512$41,4332.3%
Off Campus with Family$28,540$29,925$30,612$31,5333.0%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2015-2016
Tuition$13,500
Fees$160
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid143998%————
Grant or scholarship aid43998%$6,764,969$15,410
Federal grants16136%$795,763$4,943
Pell grants15835%$686,323$4,344
Other federal grants9020%$109,440$1,216
State/local government grant or scholarships20446%$604,619$2,964
Institutional grants or scholarships43998%$5,364,587$12,220
Student loan aid34777%$2,829,602$8,154
Federal student loans34276%$1,931,759$5,648
Other student loans5713%$897,843$15,752
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,87585%$22,814,009$12,167
Pell grants74134%$3,005,940$4,057
Federal student loans1,55871%$11,937,772$7,662
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2011-20122012-20132013-2014
Average net price$25,499$25,403$24,208
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2011-20122012-20132013-2014
$0 – $30,000$19,638$16,789$15,844
$30,001 – $48,000$22,321$21,771$19,303
$48,001 – $75,000$25,328$25,591$24,964
$75,001 – $110,000$27,656$28,273$27,607
$110,001 and more$28,259$29,283$27,797
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment2,479
Undergraduate enrollment2,123
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment198
Graduate enrollment356
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 81%
Part-time: 19%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 29%
Female: 71%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 2%
Black or African American: 8%
Hispanic/Latino: 13%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 62%
Two or more races: 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 13%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 78%
25 and over: 22%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 86%
Out-of-state: 14%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 24%
Part-time: 76%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 1%
Enrolled in some distance education: 4%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 95%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%
Undergraduate application fee (2015-2016): $45
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2014
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants3,7421,1312,611
Percent admitted89%88%89%
Percent admitted who enrolled12%14%12%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2014 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT37290%
ACT12129%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading450540
SAT Math460560
ACT Composite2024
ACT English1924
ACT Math1925
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 74%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Returned in Fall 2014
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 65 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2014.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 59%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2006]
4-year: 41%
6-year: 56%
8-year: 57%
[Began in Fall 2008]
4-year: 44%
6-year: 59%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2006 or Fall 2008
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 61%
Female: 58%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Asian: 55%
Black or African American: 55%
Hispanic/Latino: 65%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 100%
White: 59%
Two or more races: 88%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 10%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2014-2015
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterUndergraduate
Certificate
Postgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General19---
Category total19---
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting31-0-
Accounting and Business/Management-9--
Business Administration and Management, General55250-
Category total86340-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Mass Communication/Media Studies13---
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication5-0-
Category total18-0-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General0-0-
Information Technology13---
Category total13-0-
Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching-2--
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching-1--
Reading Teacher Education---0
Secondary Education and Teaching-4--
Special Education and Teaching, General-0--
Special Education and Teaching, Other-18--
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other-21-0
Category total-46-0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General31---
Category total31---
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature3---
Category total3---
Health Professions and Related Programs
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing-2--
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing-23-4
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse119---
Category total11925-4
History
History, General31---
History, Other6---
Category total37---
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General25---
Category total25---
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General22---
Natural Sciences4---
Category total26---
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General3---
Category total3---
Psychology
Psychology, General44d---
Category total44d---
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General31---
Category total31---
Social Sciences
Social Sciences, General11---
Sociology10---
Category total21---
Grand total47610504
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 96
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 13
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 85
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 3
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $10,432
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $12,070
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $2,689
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $2,424
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Part-time students: 100%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2014-2015 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division III (without football) MenWomen
All Track Combined3844
Baseball34
Basketball1713
Golf7
Lacrosse3818
Soccer2521
Softball18
Swimming914
Tennis89
Volleyball17
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education1/1/1968 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels3/10/1998 -  Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels3/10/1998 -  Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools10/22/2005 -  Accredited
New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
RN Baccalaureate Degree Programs9/1/1967 -  Accredited
2014 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201220132014
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations002
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations001
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible13
Rape0
Fondling0
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery100
Aggravated assault000
Burglary867
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible13
Rape0
Fondling0
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary767
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate3.8%6.1%6.2%
Number in default314744
Number in repayment812765702
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)