Mount Mary University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$32,700
1.93% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$22,897
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.52%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
69.5%
1,339 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,198
84% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
60.2%
71 Graduates

About

Mount Mary University is a higher education institution located in Milwaukee County, WI. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Mount Mary University were Occupational Therapy (100 degrees awarded), Counseling Psychology (30 degrees), and Art Therapy (22 degrees).

In 2022, 346 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mount Mary University. 95.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 4.62% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (220 degrees), 5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (44 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mount Mary University is $32,700, which is $8,704 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Mount Mary University is $32,700, which is $8,704 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,897.

In 2022, 90% of undergraduate students attending Mount Mary University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$32,700
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Mount Mary University was $32,700. The cost of tuition at Mount Mary University is $8,704 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$22,897
2022 Value
4.85%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Mount Mary University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,897. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Mount Mary University grew by 4.85%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,447
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mount Mary University was of $8,447 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.14% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

90%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
81%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Mount Mary University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 4.26% with respect to 2021, when 94% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.52%
2019 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Mount Mary University was 2.52%, which represents 11 out of the 437 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Mount Mary University received 1,339 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 12.2% annual growth. Out of those 1,339 applicants, 930 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 69.5% acceptance rate.

There were 1,198 students enrolled at Mount Mary University in 2022. 1% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Mount Mary University has an overall enrollment yield of 16.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

69.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
930
Accepted Out of 1,339

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Mount Mary University was 69.5% (930 admissions from 1,339 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 62.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 12.2%, while admissions grew by 25%..

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SAT Scores

1%
Submission Percentage (2022)
2
Scores Submitted (2022)

1% of enrolled first-time students at Mount Mary University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Mount Mary University had a total enrollment of 1,198 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Mount Mary University is 1,006 students and the part-time enrollment is 192. This means that 84% of students enrolled at Mount Mary University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mount Mary University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.1% White, 23.2% Hispanic or Latino, 15.1% Black or African American, 7.51% Asian, 1.92% Two or More Races, 0.417% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0835% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Mount Mary University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (35.1%), followed by White Female (31.5%) and Black or African American Female (20.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (71.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (8.7%) and Black or African American Female (6.14%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mount Mary University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,198 students. The full-time enrollment at Mount Mary University is 1,006 and the part-time enrollment is 192. This means that 84% of students enrolled at Mount Mary University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Mount Mary University was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Mount Mary University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    600 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    278 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    181 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Mount Mary University is 50.1% White, 23.2% Hispanic or Latino, 15.1% Black or African American, 7.51% Asian, 1.92% Two or More Races, 0.417% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0835% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 314 more women than men received degrees from Mount Mary University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Mount Mary University is white (220 degrees awarded). There were 5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (44 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Mount Mary University is Occupational Therapy (100 degrees awarded), followed by Counseling Psychology (30 degrees) and Art Therapy (22 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Mount Mary University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (45 degrees awarded), Health (168 degrees), and Education (32 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mount Mary University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,764,330 people), Registered nurses (1,505,025 people), Secondary school teachers (532,137 people), Education administrators (349,468 people), and Other managers (298,153 people).

The most specialized majors at Mount Mary University in 2022 are Psychology (45 degrees awarded), Health (168 degrees), Education (32 degrees), English (5 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mount Mary University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Mount Mary University are Psychology (45 degrees awarded), Health (168 degrees), Education (32 degrees), English (5 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mount Mary University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,404,994 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,819,439 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (623,152 people), Outpatient care centers (481,071 people), and Individual & family services (315,276 people).

The most specialized majors at Mount Mary University are Psychology (45 degrees awarded), Health (168 degrees), Education (32 degrees), English (5 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (9 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Mount Mary University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 100 degrees awarded
  2. 30 degrees awarded
  3. 22 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Mount Mary University was Occupational Therapy with 100 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

16
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
330
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 16 degrees were awarded to men at Mount Mary University, which is 0.0485 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (330).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Mount Mary University in Occupational Therapy, which is 0.0918 times less than the 98 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 98 degrees were awarded to men at Mount Mary University in Occupational Therapy, which is 10.9 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%
100% Completion Time
51%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 31% of students graduating from Mount Mary University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 51% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (83.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Mount Mary University is Female and Asian (83.3% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    220 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    44 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mount Mary University is white (220 degrees awarded). There were 5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (44 degrees).

2.31% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    207 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    44 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Mount Mary University is white female (207 degrees awarded). There were 4.7 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (44 degrees).

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Operations

Mount Mary University has an endowment valued at nearly $24.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−28.7%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Mount Mary University had a total salary expenditure of 27.4M. Mount Mary University employs 35 Assistant professors, 14 Professors and 14 Associate professors. Most academics at Mount Mary University are Female Assistant professor (33), Female Professor (12), and Female Associate professor (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mount Mary University are: Management, with 36 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 22 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees.

Endowment

$24.7M
2022 Endowment
11.6%
decline from 2021

Mount Mary University has an endowment valued at about $24.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Mount Mary University declined 11.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $21.9M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$12.8M
2022 Salaries
0.605%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Mount Mary University paid a median of $12.8M in salaries, which represents 47% of their overall expenditure ($27.4M) and a 0.605% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.26M
Instructional Salaries
66
Number of Employees

In 2022, Mount Mary University paid a total of $4.26M to 66 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
35 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
36 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mount Mary University were Assistant professor with 35 employees, Professor with 14 employees, and Associate professor with 14 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mount Mary University were Management with 36 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 22 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mount Mary University was Female Assistant professor with 33 employees, Female Professor with 12 employees, and Female Associate professor with 11 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Mount Mary University.

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