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Mount St. Joseph University Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Mount St. Joseph University, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Mount St. Joseph University Ranked?

2021 Rankings

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Mount St. Joe as #1,020 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Mount St. Joe also holds the #44 spot on the Best Colleges in Ohio ranking.

See all of the rankings for Mount St. Joseph University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Mount St. Joe?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Mount St. Joseph University is 73%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Mount St. Joe is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 25% of students accepted to Mount St. Joe submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 578. Math scores were between 490 and 578.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Mount St. Joseph University  ( 490 to 578 )

SAT Math Scores for Mount St. Joseph University  ( 490 to 578 )
Mount St. Joe received ACT scores from 93% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Mount St. Joseph University  ( 20 to 24 )

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Mount St. Joseph University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Mount St. Joe it is much better at 11 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Mount St. Joseph University is 97%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  97 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Mount St. Joseph University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Mount St. Joseph University is 71%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  71 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Mount St. Joe this rate is 30%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  30 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Mount St. Joe

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,450 undergraduates at Mount St. Joe with 1,008 being full-time and 442 being part-time.

Mount St. Joe Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Mount St. Joe is 62.48 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  62.48 out of 100
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How Much Does Mount St. Joseph University Cost?

The overall average net price of Mount St. Joe is $18,270. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Mount St. Joe

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$14,461 $13,888 $17,188 $20,494 $23,398

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Mount St. Joe, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Mount St. Joe, approximately 88% of students took out student loans averaging $8,891 a year. That adds up to $35,564 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Mount St. Joe is 7.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Mount St. Joe Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Mount St. Joe with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $41,400 in their early years. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


See which majors at Mount St. Joseph University make the most money.

Location of Mount St. Joseph University

Mount St. Joseph University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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Location of Mount St. Joseph University

Contact details for Mount St. Joe are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5701 Delhi Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45233-1670
Phone: 513-244-4200

Mount St. Joseph University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 42 majors graduated from Mount St. Joseph University. Of these students, 281 received undergraduate degrees and 262 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 58 $55,100
Health & Physical Education 20 NA
Business Administration & Management 16 $37,600
General Biology 15 NA
Criminology 14 NA
Natural Sciences 13 NA
Accounting 13 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 13 NA
Marketing 12 NA
General Psychology 11 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Mount St. Joseph University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Mount St. Joe

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 438 students took at least one online class at Mount St. Joseph University. This is an increase from the 401 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 438 131
2016-2017 401 155
2015-2016 310 142
2014-2015 360 80
2013-2014 213 141

Learn more about online learning at Mount St. Joseph University.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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