Mount Mary University

Basic Information

Address: 2900 N Menomonee River Pkwy, Milwaukee, WI 53222
Phone Number: 414-930-3024
President: Dr. Christine Pharr

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Additional Information

School Type: 4-Year Catholic, Private, All-Women's University
Organization Affiliation: Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (WAICU)
Degrees Offered:

Accounting
Studio Art
Art Therapy
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Dietetics
Education
English
Fashion Design
Fashion Merchandise Management
Food Science
Graphic Design
History
Interior Design
Interior Merchandising
International Studies
Justice
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Philosophy
Pre-Professional Programs:
Pre-Dentristy
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Optometry
Psychology
Public Health
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Student-Designed
Theology

School Setting:

Mount Mary University is located on 84 acres in a urban setting within the city of Milwaukee in Wisconsin.

School Size: 816 undergraduate students (all women) and 597 graduate students (co-ed)
Classroom Size: Less than 30
Student/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
School Holidays: All Catholic religious holidays
Community:

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Housing Type: Dormitory housing available at Caroline Hall
Diversity: Mount Mary consistently ranks as one of the most diverse campuses in the Midwest region with 48% of Mount Mary students identifying as having diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds.
Tuition:

$28,940 per year

Financial Aid:

100% of all full-time, incoming undergraduate students receive a scholarship or financial aid up to the full cost of tuition.

Disability Services:

Mount Mary University is committed to providing equal opportunities in higher education to academically qualified students with disabilities. If you have a recognized physical, learning, sensory or psychological disability or medical impairment, you can access tools and resources to help you master course content.

Mount Mary's accessibility services coordinator can help you determine and address your needs, but Mount Mary does not offer a specialized curriculum for persons with disabilities nor specialized disability advisers.

Clubs:

Mount Mary offers over 25 clubs and organizations for students to get involved:

  • Active Minds
  • American Association of University Women (AAUW) at Mount Mary University
  • American Society of Interior Designers
  • Angels in Flight
  • Arches, Student Newspaper
  • Asian Student Organization (ASO)
  • Aspiring Educators Association
  • Black Student Union
  • Body Positive Club
  • Caroline Hall Council
  • Communication Club
  • Dance Association
  • Fashion Association
  • Gospel Choir
  • Graduate Counseling Student Organization
  • Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee, Mount Mary Chapter
  • History Club
  • International Club
  • Mount Mary Programming and Activities Council (PAC)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics Club
  • Philosophy Club
  • Shalom Club
  • Social Work Club
  • Spectrum
  • Student Art Therapy Association
  • Student Athletic Advisory Committee
  • Student Dance Association
  • Student Government Association (SGA)
  • Student Occupational Therapy Association
  • Students Achieving Leadership through Spanish Activities (SALSA)
  • Sustainable Table/Urban Foodies
  • Theater Club
  • Theology Club
Sports:

Mount Mary's Blue Angels participate in NCAA Division III athletics in basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball.

Parking Spaces/Availability:

Mount Mary offers ample parking lots for students on campus with no need for street parking.

Majors:

Accounting
Studio Art
Art Therapy
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Dietetics
Education
English
Fashion Design
Fashion Merchandise Management
Food Science
Graphic Design
History
Interior Design
Interior Merchandising
International Studies
Justice
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Philosophy
Pre-Professional Programs:
Pre-Dentristy
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Optometry
Psychology
Public Health
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Student-Designed
Theology

Study Abroad:

Nearly 20 percent of Mount Mary students study abroad in destinations like Rome, Paris, Spain, Costa Rica, Ireland, South Korea and more. We'll work with you individually to make sure your study abroad program adds to your area of study in as many ways as possible -- without delaying your graduation plans. Students also have the opportunity to apply for scholarships to assist with the costs of studying abroad. In fact, Mount Mary students have received over $53,000 in Gilman Scholarships since 2012!

Computer Capabilities:

Mount Mary offers several public and departmental computer facilities for students, faculty and staff to use. Many of these facilities are open 24/7. In addition, Mount Mary students and employees may qualify for discounts and special offers on computers, software and other services.

Admissions Requirements:

At least 20 academic units of study in high school are recommended, including:

  • College preparatory math (2)
  • Electives (2)
  • English (4)
  • History, world language or social science (6) 

AP credits are also awarded in multiple subject areas.

Application/Transfer Deadlines:

Mount Mary University offers rolling admissions, which means there is no strict deadline to apply for admission. Even though we don't have a strict deadline, we do strongly encourage you to apply during the fall semester of your senior year. By applying early, you'll give yourself a better chance of getting the most scholarship money and financial aid possible.

Mission Statement:

Mount Mary University, an urban Catholic university for women, sponsored by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, provides an environment for the development of the whole person. The University encourages leadership, integrity, and a deep sense of social justice arising from a sensitivity to moral values and Christian principles.

Mount Mary commits itself to excellence in teaching and learning with an emphasis on thinking critically and creatively. The baccalaureate curriculum integrates the liberal arts with career preparation for women of diverse ages and personal circumstances; the programs at the graduate level provide opportunities for both men and women to enhance their professional excellence.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

A Mount Mary University education reflects a core group of values and is distinguished by the following characteristics:

  • Caompetence - a commitment to excellence that is reflected in the classroom experience and in the resulting knowledge base and skill set demonstrated by graduates
  • Community - a shared sense of purpose within the Mount Mary environment to work in the spirit of the School Sisters of Notre Dame by creating a better world through education
  • Compassion - an overt expression of concern and purposeful action that fosters human development and unity
  • Commitment - a deliberate approach to advancing the universality of human dignity by encouraging leadership in the areas of personal development and global change
Notable Graduates/Alumni:

Donna Ricco - Fashion Designer
Denise Dollar - Founder of Heart Strides
Michelle Lopez & Andrea Dotzauer - Co-CEOs of the MiniClassy fashion line