College Of Mount St. Joseph

College Of Mount St. Joseph

The College of Mount St. Joseph was established by the Sisters of Charity in 1920. This private coeducational Roman Catholic college is located on a 92-acre campus in Cincinnati, Ohio. Often referred to as 'The Mount', the college's recent enrollments have exceeded 2,000 students.

More than 30 undergraduate programs, and several associate's degrees, certificates and pre-professional programs, and graduate programs are offered by the College of Mount St. Joseph. Students can choose from courses in the fields of teaching, education, religious studies, organizational leadership, physical therapy, and nursing.

The athletics teams of the college are members of Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, and compete in NCAA Division III. The mascot for the teams is the Lion. The men's and women's teams participate in baseball, basketball, football, cross country, lacrosse, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field, wrestling, volleyball, and softball.

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Contacting College of Mount St. Joseph

College of Mount St. Joseph
5701 Delhi Rd
Cincinnati , OH 45233-1670
General Phone: (513) 244-4200

College of Mount St. Joseph Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine128registered nursing
Education and Teaching120special ed, middle school teaching, early childhood education, teacher education, art education, physical education teaching
Business and Management75business management, non-profit management, accounting, organizational behavior
Therapy and Counseling55psychology, physical therapy
Liberal Arts39English, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, sociology, history
Design33interior design, graphic design
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy24athletic trainer, recreational therapy
Media16communication studies
Religion and Philosophy15religion, religious studies, pastoral counseling
Family and Social Work14adult development and aging, social work
Science14biology, biochemistry, conservation biology, natural sciences, chemistry, chemistry courses
Fine Arts11fine arts
Security and Law Enforcement10criminology
Law7legal assistant
Computer Science and Engineering6computer and info science, computer science
Art Studies3art studies

Number of programs and degrees for College of Mount St. Joseph in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree99
Bachelor's degree39237
Master's degree1655
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years22
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years42
Doctor's degree - professional practice61

College of Mount St. Joseph Student Body

In 2007-2008, College of Mount St. Joseph had a total enrollment of 2,282 students (2,070 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 48%
Women 52%
Full-Time 97%
Part-Time 3%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 82%
Graduate 18%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 79%
Black 10%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 9%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 23%
20-21 22%
22-24 15%
25-29 10%
30-34 6%
35-39 7%
40-49 10%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


College of Mount St. Joseph Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 76 %
Part-Time 54 %

College of Mount St. Joseph Room and Board (2007)

College of Mount St. Joseph offers campus housing for 483 of its 2,070 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Cincinnati, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

College of Mount St. Joseph Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal440550
SAT Math440560
ACT Verbal1824
ACT Math1824
ACT Composite1924

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT49%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT86%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

College of Mount St. Joseph Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 22,000
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 22,000
Room and board $ 6,900
Room charge $ 3,400
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,500
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
College of Mount St. Joseph participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 303300)

College of Mount St. Joseph Faculty

College of Mount St. Joseph has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*2*
Associate professorcalendar year2*4$76,266
Assistant professorcalendar year3$55,5125$57,477
Instructorcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year6$66,69512$67,935

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year7$73,9848$65,332
Associate professoracademic year11$61,04715$56,797
Assistant professoracademic year21$50,92030$46,812
Instructoracademic year3$47,2007$31,662
All faculty totalacademic year42$57,15160$50,010

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

College of Mount St. Joseph Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Basketball Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Baseball Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Track Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference

College of Mount St. Joseph Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Organizational Behavior Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Graphic Design
Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other

Family And Social Work
Adult Development and Aging
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy

Religion And Philosophy
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Religion/Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies, Other

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Conservation Biology
Natural Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

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What Sets College of Mount St. Joseph Apart:

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% students 40 years or older
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checked Option to study abroad
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checked Tenure system for quality teaching
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