Mount St. Mary’s University Joins Shorelight

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By Shorelight Team
Published on February 27, 2023

Study in a welcoming and nurturing learning environment at Mount St. Mary’s University.

Mount St. Mary’s University

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Mount St. Mary’s University, set in the Catoctin Mountains near Emmitsburg, Maryland, is now accepting international student applications through Shorelight. The university’s student-centric learning facilities, expert faculty, and inclusive and supportive community enables international students to work toward their passion, while learning important life skills like hard work, honesty, and teamwork.

Why Choose Mount St. Mary’s University?

  1. Strong outcomes after graduation — According to research from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, Mount St. Mary’s University is among the top 10% of US colleges and universities for long-term earnings with a four-year college degree.

  2. Ongoing support at the Center for Student Diversity (CSD) — Mount St. Mary’s provides a welcoming and supportive environment for underrepresented student populations. The university focuses on building a close-knit community of culturally diverse, respectful, and accepting students.

  3. Career-building internship opportunities — Offering in-demand programs in cybersecurity and data science, Mount St. Mary’s ensures students learn adaptable skills that sustain long careers. The school’s ideal location between Baltimore and Washington, DC, offers resume-building internship opportunities at leading organizations including Bristol Myers Squibb, EY, Visa, and other multinational corporations.

Accolades for Mount St. Mary’s University

U.S. News & World Report, 2022

  • #48 in Regional Universities North (tie)

  • #25 in Best Value Schools

Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce

  • Top 10% - US colleges and universities for long-term earnings with a four-year college degree

Mount St. Mary’s University’s Degree Programs for International Students


Richard J. Bolte School of Business

  • Business

School of Natural Science and Mathematics

  • Biology

  • Computer Science

  • Cybersecurity

  • Data Science

Browse the full list of degree programs >

Experience Mount St. Mary’s University’s nurturing and exciting learning opportunities — where students can explore their strengths and enhance both technical and soft skills to prepare for successful careers.

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