Mount Saint Mary's University (MD)

Emmitsburg, MD

Mount St. Mary's University says regarding its core curriculum, "Veritas is the academic embodiment of the Mount's Catholic mission. Rooted in the liberal arts, the program is a common, four-year curriculum that prepares students for success in the modern world, while giving them a solid grounding in the Catholic intellectual tradition. More than just a set of requirements, Veritas is integrated with every academic major, and includes leadership development and cultural components - giving every Mount student a true liberal arts education in all of its dimensions - communication skills, cultural content and character formation." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,810
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:58%
  • Tuition & Fees:$36,021 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition


    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because the required "Veritas" courses do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.

  • 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 "Human and Behavioral Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 08/11/2015


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