Mount Saint Mary's University (MD)

Emmitsburg, MD

Mount St. Mary's University says regarding its core curriculum, "The purpose of a liberal arts education is to free individuals from passive conformity to the various social forces operating upon them. Such an education prepares students to challenge those forces when appropriate and embrace the truth, goodness, and beauty in creation." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,810
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:64%
  • Tuition & Fees:$37,500 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Foundations of Social Science" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 06/12/2017


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