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Located in Cincinnati, Ohio, Mount St. Joseph University is a private not-for-profit institution. Mount St. Joe is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

58 Undergraduate Degrees
133 Graduate Degrees
$30,715 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
73% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Mount St. Joseph University?

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

How Do I Get Into Mount St. Joe?

You can apply to Mount St. Joe online at:

Admission Requirements for Mount St. Joe

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Mount St. Joe?

73% Acceptance Rate
42% Of Accepted Are Women
25% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Mount St. Joseph University is 73%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 58% of accepted students are men and 42% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 82%, and the acceptance rate for women is 64%.

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 English scores ranged between 19 and 24. Math scores were between 18 and 24. Composite scores were between 20 and 24.

ACT English Scores for Mount St. Joseph University  ( 19 to 24 )
ACT Math Scores for Mount St. Joseph University  ( 18 to 24 )
ACT Composite Scores for Mount St. Joseph University  ( 20 to 24 )

Can I Afford Mount St. Joseph University?

$30,715 Net Price
88% Take Out Loans
7.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Mount St. Joe is $30,715. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. 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.

Mount St. Joseph University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,006 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,443 undergraduate students at Mount St. Joe, with 1,006 being full-time and 437 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Mount St. Joe

There are also 719 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,006 full-time undergraduates at Mount St. Joe, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Mount St. Joe

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Mount St. Joseph University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Mount St. Joe Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 6
Black or African American 111
Hispanic or Latino 27
White 807
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 53

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Mount St. Joseph University. At this time, 13 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 8 countries are represented at Mount St. Joe. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Tanzania, China, and Ecuador.

Online Learning at Mount St. Joseph University

131 Took All Classes Online
438 Took At Least One Class Online
7.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 1 master’s degree programs available online at Mount St. Joe. In 2017-2018, 438 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Mount St. Joe has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Mount St. Joe

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Mount St. Joseph University was 7.0%. This is the #1,038 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Mount St. Joe regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Mount St. Joseph University Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 58 0 0 58
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 0 58 0 58
Nursing Administration 0 23 0 23
Clinical Nurse Leader 0 22 0 22
Nursing Education 0 17 0 17
Nursing Practice 0 0 13 13
TOTAL 58 120 13 191


*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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