Overview

Applicants
1,010
Acceptance Rate
88%
Average HS GPA
3.31

GPA Breakdown

26%
Over 3.75
16%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
8%
2.00 - 2.49
3%
1.00 - 1.99

Test Scores

SAT Reading
440 - 560
SAT Math
420 - 550
ACT Composite
19 - 24

Deadlines


Regular
August 15

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
11:1
Total Faculty
247
with Terminal Degree
108

169
Women
78
Men
8
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
39%
Graduate in 5 years
54%
Graduate in 6 years
57%

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Neurobiology and Neurosciences

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Organizational Behavior Studies

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Informatics

  • Education

  • Art Teacher Education
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Special Education and Teaching, General

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Medical Informatics
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing

  • History

  • History, General

  • Legal Professions and Studies

  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • General Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Applied Mathematics, Other
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mathematics, Other

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Gerontology
  • Natural Sciences

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Religion/Religious Studies

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Social Work

  • Social Sciences

  • Criminology
  • Sociology

  • Theology and Religious Vocations

  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Religious Education

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Game and Interactive Media Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Music, General


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Doctoral Other
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Prominent Alumni


Nancy Noel
Internationally known artist

Denise Trauth
President of Southwest Texas State University

Carol Slomski, M.D.
Oncology surgeon/investgtr in breast cancer study

Mary Frances Argus
Researcher and author in experimental oncology

Donna Eby
Co-owner/founder of award winning design company

Lisa Sanger
Co-owner/founder of award winning design company

Bernadette Coutain Plair
Director Neotropical Conservation Pgm at Cinti Zoo

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Jan 31

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$16,667

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$15,588

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,352

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$15,855

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$25,850
Required Fees
$1,000
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,000

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$900

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Nursing Loans
Federal Perkins Loans
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,657
Out of State
16%

International
0%
Foreign Countries Represented
3

Demographics

10.58%
African-American
1.83%
Hispanic
80.54%
Caucasian
4.07%
Unknown

62% female
38% male
16% are out of state
69% are full time
31% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
24%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
49%

Campus Environment
Large Urban
Fire safety rating
99

Housing Options

Disabled Student
Dorms Coed

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Project EXCEL

Type of Program
For LD/ADD Only

Director
Jane Pohlman

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
Yes

Documentation Requred for LD
Psychoeducational evaluation less than 3 years old

Documentation Requred for ADHD
Yes

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
No

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
35
Number of Honor Societies
10

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
1

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

Men's Sports (Lions)
12 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Lions)
11 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health
LGBT Support Groups: P.A.L.S is a support group offering a safe place for conversation on issues that affect our lives, welcoming people who are GLBTQ as well as those who are not, but offer their support in going through these issues. It is not an advocacy group.

Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Xavier University
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of Cincinnati

Sustainability

Green Rating
62

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
14

Average Number of PC's per Lab
14

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
95%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Matthew Taske
Admission Counselor

Address
Office of Admission
5701 Delhi Road
Cincinnati, OH 45233-1670

Phone
513-244-4531

Email
admissions@msj.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Harrington Student Center/Sports Complex
Food Court
Residential Suites
Computer Learning Center
Sports Complex / Schueler Field

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Downtown Cincinnati
King's Island-Amusement Park
Newport on the Levee
Rookwood Commons-shopping
Cincinnati Reds or Bengals games
Downtown Cincinnati has much to offer in performing arts as well as several nationally recognized museums and major league sporting events.

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
All (weekends by appointment)
Mon. 'til 9 pm. Sept - April; call for other appts
513-244-4531

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: M-F 10am and 2pm; 7pm Mon (Sept-April); Sat by appoint
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
By appointment

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
Other

Contact Email Address for Visit
admissions@msj.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is located 20 minutes from campus. Rental cars and taxis are available. There is a Greyhound station located downtown. The city bus (Metro) has a route to the campus.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From North: Take I-75 to Freeman Avenue (exit 1G) and follow River Road (U.S. 50 west) signs. Stay on River Road to Anderson Ferry Road intersection (watch for traffic light and College sign.) Follow Anderson Ferry about 1 1/2 miles to Delhi Road. Go west (left) on Delhi about 1 1/2 miles to Neeb Road intersection and the Mount campus. From Northeast: Take I-71 south River Road (U.S. 50 west) signs. Stay on River Road to Anderson Ferry Road intersection (watch for traffic light and College sign). Follow Anderson Ferry about 1 1/2 miles to Delhi Road. Go west (left) on Delhi about 1 1/2 miles to Neeb Road intersection and the Mount campus. From the East: Take I-275 south/east to I-471 north, U.S. 50 west, River Road (U.S. 50 west). Stay on River Road to Anderson Ferry Road intersection (watch for traffic light and College sign). Follw Anderson Ferry about 1 1/2 miles to Delhi Road. Go west (left) on Delhi about 1 1/2 miles to Neeb Road intersection and the Mount campus. From South: Take I-75 north over bridge at Cincinnati and follow River Road (U.S. 50 west) signs. Stay on River Road to Anderson Ferry Road intersection (watch for traffic light and College sign). Follow Anderson Ferry about 1 1/2 miles to Delhi Road. Go west (left) on Delhi about 1 1/2 miles to Neeb Road intersection and the Mount campus. From West: Take I-74 east to I-275 (exit 5) south to Kilby Road (exit 21). Turn right (south) on Kilby Road and follow until it dead ends into River Road (U.S. 50). Turn left (east) onto River Road (U.S. 50). Take River Road (U.S. 50) to Bender Road, turn left onto Bender Road. Follow Bender Road to top of the hill. Turn left onto Delhi Road. The Mount campus is on the right.

Local Accommodations
The following is a list of area hotels that will give discounts to College of Mount St. Joseph students, faculty, staff and guests. If you have any additional questions regarding area hotels, please contact the Campus Facilities Office at 513-244-4373. It is recommended that you make your reservations early. Rates are dependent upon room availability. Greater Cincinnati Hotels HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS CINCINNATI WEST 5505 Rybolt Road Cincinnati, OH 45248 513-574-6000 - (Ask for MSJ Rate) 1-800-543-3018 Fax no. 513-574-6566 Website address: www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/ex/1/en/hotel/CVGRR/welcome Standing Rate: $82.50(single or double) Complimentary breakfast and free parking Free High-Speed Wireless Internet HYATT REGENCY CINCINNATI (map) at Hyatt-Saks Fifth Avenue Center 151 West Fifth Street Cincinnati, OH 45202 513-579-1234 - ask for MSJ rate Fax No. 513-354-4299 Website address: www.cincinnati.hyatt.com Standing Rate for MSJ - $ 102.00 standard - king/double Regency Club Rate for MSJ - $139.00 upgrade MILLENNIUM HOTEL (map) CINCINNATI DOWNTOWN 150 West Fifth Street Cincinnati, OH 45202 513-352-2100 (Ask for Mount St. Joseph Rate) Website address: www.millenniumhotels.com/cincinnati Rate: $ 95.00 per night- standard king/2 doubles VERNON MANOR HOTEL (map) 400 Oak Street Cincinnati, OH 45219 513-281-3300 Fax No. 513-281-8933 (Ask for MSJ Rate) Website address: www.vernon-manor.com Rate: $ 85.00 per night - 1 queen bed-European single style (dormed size room) $ 95.00 per night - 1 king or double queen Northern Kentucky Hotels HAMPTON INN CINCINNATI RIVERFRONT (map) 200 Crescent Ave. Covington, KY 41011 859-581-7800 (ask for Mount Saint Joseph College rate) fax: 859-581-8282 Easy On-Line Reservations Click Here All reservations include complimentary hot breakfast/high-speed wireless Internet access Anytime Rate : $99.00 Orientation/Graduation Rate : $99.00 (when available) Sports/Group Rate : $89.00 - $99.00 (Call Jacob Paff at 859-283-1600 to negotiate) RADISSON HOTEL CINCINNATI RIVERFRONT (map) 668 West Fifth Street Covington, KY 41011 859-491-1200 Web site address: www.radisson.com/covingtonky Fax. No. 859-491-8698 (Ask for MSJ Rate - STJOE code) Rate - $109.00 plus 11.24% tax The Radisson Hotel has recently undergone a multimillion dollar renovation with improvements to the guest rooms, indoor pool, fitness center, hotel exteriors, parking areas, and restaurants. We offer 2 dining options with our Riverview 360 Restaurant and the newly opened Kelly’s Public House. Guest amenities include complimentary high speed wireless internet, complimentary parking and airport shuttle.
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Key Stats

1,010
Applicants
1,657
Size
88%
Acceptance Rate
980
SAT Scores

Rankings & Lists