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Experience the Mount

We would love to welcome you and your family to the Mount for a day. Read on for more information on how to visit our gorgeous mountain campus (just ranked sixth most beautiful in the country) and experience our close-knit, welcoming community for yourself, both in-person and virtually.

You can contact the Office of Admissions at or 301-447-5214.

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Saturday Visit - April 27

The visit will include a 45-minute in depth admissions presentation about Mount academics, student life, application process, and merit scholarship/financial aid information. The presentation is followed by a 45-minute student led tour. This is a great option for students at any stage of their college search.

In addition to hearing from the Admissions team, prospective students and families will mee other members of the Mount community, learn about additional resources for Mount students, and even try the Mount's food (light refreshments and an optional lunch).

Register for the Saturday Visit

First Ascent

A Pre-College Summer Program at Mount St. Mary’s University.

Experience what it’s like to be in college as you challenge yourself academically by exploring the heart of a Catholic liberal arts education.

Learn More about First Ascent

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In-Person Visits

Websites, social media and brochures are all effective ways to learn more about a college—but there’s something special about visiting in-person and getting a feel for what each unique university has to offer. Choose your visit option based on your student type. We can't wait to see you!

Virtual Tour

Launch Experience

Watch our virtual tour, where you'll learn about our residence halls, academic buildings, student life, dining services and so much more!

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Much more than a college visit

When you’re not exploring everything our scenic mountain campus has to offer, there will be plenty of other things to interest and excite you. From legendary historical sites to outdoor activities to shopping and dining, you’ll want to stretch your visit to the Mount into a full-blown vacation.

Explore Area Attractions

Virtual Visits

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Distance or busy schedules shouldn’t hold you back from experiencing life at a college you’re interested in. Check out our archived webinars, virtual tours, and admissions materials below to learn all about academics, financial aid, the application process, and more. We also offer the chance to schedule a virtual visit with your admissions counselor.

Meet the Deans Webinar Series

Hear from our deans as they discuss careers, majors and fields of study within their school.

Counselor Conversations

We have admissions counselors dedicated to serving you; find your counselor and reach out to them with questions about the Mount or set up a time to chat.


Transfer Discussions

Meet virtually with our transfer admissions counselor one-on-one!


International Students

Schedule a one on one Zoom meeting with our International Student Coordinator, Brandon Rockwell.


Additional Virtual Resources

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Our Viewbook

Learn about everything from academics to athletics and clubs and organizations to student success services through our viewbook. You'll even find information on how the Mount prepares you for life after college.

Explore the Viewbook

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Admissions Video Library

Access our entire video library with recorded webinars in the areas of academics, financial aid, and more! Learn more about the Mount from the experts on our campus.

Visit our Library

Contact Us

If you’re not sure what kind of on-campus or virtual option would suit you best, please contact the Office of Admissions at or 301-447-5214. We want to help you find the right visit type or customize one just for you!

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