College of Mount St. Joseph

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5701 Delhi Road

Cincinnati, OH 45233

Phone: (513) 244-4200
2013-2014 Tuition
tuition and fees
male /
Aug. 1
application deadline

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U.S. News Rankings

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U.S. News rank Category Name
#60 Overall Score: 48 out of 100. Regional Universities (Midwest)

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College of Mount St. Joseph is a private institution that was founded in 1920. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,840, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 92 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. College of Mount St. Joseph's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 60. Its tuition and fees are $25,800 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

The College of Mount St. Joseph, in Cincinnati, Ohio, is a private Catholic college where academic excellence, values, and service are the top qualities noted by students. Faculty/student interaction is emphasized with small class sizes, and personal attention is a high priority in serving students. Campus life includes more than 40 student clubs and organizations as well as 22 NCAA Division III sports teams. The Mount offers undergraduate and graduate programs, including the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. The liberal arts and professional degree programs are based on an interdisciplinary core curriculum emphasizing values, integrity and social responsibility. Students gain valuable career and life experience through Cooperative Education, Service Learning and cultural immersion courses. The Mount offers additional academic support through the Learning Center, Project EXCEL and the Academic Advising Resource Center.

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School type private, coed college
Year founded 1920
Religious affiliation Catholic
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment $29,089,627


When applying to College of Mount St. Joseph, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at College of Mount St. Joseph is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 69.8 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 69.8%
Application deadline August 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 15

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at College of Mount St. Joseph is 11:1, and the school has 59.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at College of Mount St. Joseph include: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Business Administration and Management, General; General Studies; Athletic Training/Trainer; and Graphic Design. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 71.5 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 11:1
4-year graduation rate 42%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 25%
Business Administration and Management, General 8%
General Studies 8%
Athletic Training/Trainer 6%
Graphic Design 6%

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Student Life

College of Mount St. Joseph has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,840, with a gender distribution of 36.3 percent male students and 63.8 percent female students. At this school, 16 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 84 percent of students live off campus. College of Mount St. Joseph is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.

Total enrollment 2,294
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA III

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Campus Info & Services

College of Mount St. Joseph offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. College of Mount St. Joseph also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at College of Mount St. Joseph, 75 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at College of Mount St. Joseph.

Students who have cars on campus 75%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At College of Mount St. Joseph, 78.6 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $14,102.

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Tuition and fees $25,800 (2013-14)
Room and board $8,080 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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