[year] Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$17,142

Net Price

63%

Admitted

19%

Enrolled

53%

Graduation Rate

11/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Mount Saint Joseph University

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 2,064. In 2021, there were 15 psychology and social work graduates.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

15

Total Enrollment

2,064

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Mount Saint Joseph University offers General Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
General Psychology7
Social Work8
Total Graduates15
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 2,511 students applied to the Mount Saint Joseph University. The university admitted 63% and 19% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Ohio universities is 7,886. On average, all Ohio institutions admit 73% and 21% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Mount Saint Joseph University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 72%. Compared to all Ohio four or more years colleges, the percentage is 68%.

The overall graduation rate for Mount Saint Joseph University is 53%, compared to 50% for all Ohio universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare MSJU to Ohio Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Mount Saint Joseph University to the average of all Ohio four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

MSJU

2,511

Applicants

63%

Percent Admitted

19%

Percent Enrolled

72%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

53%

Graduation Rate

OH Colleges

7,886

Applicants

73%

Percent Admitted

21%

Percent Enrolled

68%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

50%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 104 or 46% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 121 or 54% part-time faculty members employed at Mount Saint Joseph University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 104 or 46%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

MSJU

11 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

46%

Percent Full-Time

54%

Percent Part-Time

46%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

OH Colleges

15 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

46%

Percent Full-Time

54%

Percent Part-Time

45%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Mount Saint Joseph University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $32,100, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,200.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $13,120 and the average cost for graduate fees is $580.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Mount Saint Joseph University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Mount Saint Joseph University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$10,400
On-Campus Living Expenses$1,000
Total Living Expenses$11,400
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$32,100
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,200
Total Undergraduate Expenses$44,700
In-State, Graduate Tuition$13,120
In-State, Graduate Fees$580
Total Graduate Expenses$13,700
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Mount Saint Joseph University is $17,142. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Mount Saint Joseph University to all Ohio universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

MSJU

$44,700

Cost to Attend

$19,013

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$17,142

Net Price

OH Colleges

$33,864

Cost to Attend

$13,303

Average Financial Aid

92%

Percent Receiving Aid

$17,137

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 261 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 1,029 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $19,013.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid1,029$19,013
Pell Grants343$4,916
Federal Student Loans791$7,055
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Mount Saint Joseph University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

MSJU

1,029

Grant or Scholarship Aid

48%

Grants or Scholarships

343

Number of Pell Grants

16%

Pell Grants

791

Federal Student Loans

37%

Federal Student Loans

OH Colleges

3,067

Grant or Scholarship Aid

51%

Grants or Scholarships

1,168

Number of Pell Grants

19%

Pell Grants

1,802

Federal Student Loans

30%

Federal Student Loans

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