Mount St. Mary's University, founded in 1808 by Father John DuBois, is a private, Catholic university of arts located in Emmitsburg, Maryland. The campus of the university is spread across an area of 1400 acres. It offers graduate and undergraduate programs. There are also courses in adult education. The Division of Continuing Studies is organized by the university to facilitate continuing education.
Mount St. Mary's University's athletics department fields more than 12 men's and women's sports teams. They compete in NEC Championship and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I. They are nicknamed as the Mountaineers. They participate in sports including baseball, basketball, soccer, cross country, and softball. Some of the notable alumni of the university are John LaFarge, artist; Geno Baroni, civil rights and anti-poverty activist; and Edward J. Flanagan, founder of Boys Town.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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