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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 1,889, 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 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 60. Its tuition and fees are $25,100 (2012-13).
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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.
|School type||private, coed college|
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 63.0 percent.
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|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||63.0%|
|Application deadline||August 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at College of Mount St. Joseph is 11:1, and the school has 57.6 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; Sport and Fitness Administration/Management; and Graphic Design. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 70.2 percent.
College of Mount St. Joseph has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,889, with a gender distribution of 34.7 percent male students and 65.3 percent female students. At this school, 22.9 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 77.1 percent of students live off campus. College of Mount St. Joseph is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
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|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At College of Mount St. Joseph, 80.2 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $13,091.
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|Tuition and fees||$25,100 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$7,860 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data