Our programs, faculty, students, and graduates are exceptional.
Number 1: The Mount has the highest graduation rate in the U.S. for Hispanic students in the sciences and science-related fields and is ranked first in the nation among models of effective teaching. (UCLA study funded by the National Science Foundation)
In the top 10: Among Hispanic-serving institutions, the Mount has one of the 10 best graduation rates in the U.S. Our graduation rate for Hispanic students is 56% better than the national average. (U.S. Department of Education)
Distinctions that matter: The Mount was named a 2014-2015 College of Distinction—ranked as one of the nation’s best places to learn, grow, and succeed.
Road to success: Washington Monthly ranks the Mount #26 for social mobility among the best 255 liberal arts colleges in the U.S. The Mount is a route up.
First-generation success: The Mount’s four-year graduation rate for first-generation students is 67% better than the national average. (UCLA Higher Education Research Institute)
Mount grads get jobs: Their average debt is 10% less than students nationally. Even with the economy at its worst, the default rate on student loans rose to only 53% of the national average. (U.S. Department of Education)
90-100%: The Mount’s pass rate on the NYS Teacher Education Certification Exam. It’s not just in the testing that we excel. In 2012 one of our alums was ranked #1 out of 12,000 New York City teachers.
Alumnae/i give back: The Mount has one of the top rates of alumni giving in the region. In 2012, Giving USA reported an increase of 3.5% in charitable giving nationally, but at the Mount the increase in alumni giving was nearly twice that. In 2013, Mount alumni giving held steady while falling 9.2% nationally. (Bloomberg Report)
Top 10—again: Best Colleges ranks the Mount among the top 10 Catholic colleges and universities in the U.S. and 13th most diverse among colleges and universities nationwide.
No wheels needed: Best Colleges rates New York as the best city in the U.S. for a student without a car. We knew that.
|MOUNT STUDENTS are fully engaged—and it shows. Compared to students at peer institutions, they …
*Source: UCLA Higher Education Research Institute, 2013