Mount Saint Mary's University

Mount Saint Mary's University

Mount Saint Mary’s is the only women’s university in Los Angeles and one of the most diverse in the nation. For nearly 100 years, we have empowered young women to develop as leaders to better themselves and the world. Building upon the mission of our founders, the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, the Mount cultivates strong, confident leaders who are committed to social justice, global awareness, and community.

Degree Pathways

Visit the links that follow to learn about the undergraduate and graduate programs available to Mills students through the transfer partnership agreement between Mills College and Mount Saint Mary's University.

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

About the School

Residency Options & Requirements

We have single and double rooms available at our Chalon campus. Our Doheny campus offers double rooms.

Eligibility/Requirements: Clear with Student Health Services and be fully registered each semester.

Tuition & Fees

  • Undergraduate students, fall 2021: $45,388
  • Graduate students, fall 2021: $1,076 per unit

For our most current and detailed tuition and fees information, visit our Program Charges web page.

Financial Aid

At Mount Saint Mary’s, the FAFSA is required as part of the financial aid application process. Mills students are potentially eligible for MSMU merit and grant aid, state and federal gift aid, work study, and federal loans.

Transfer Requirements

As a transfer partner, MSMU has established a set of minimum requirements that current Mills students must meet to be eligible to transfer.

Undergraduate Students

Graduate Students

GPA requirements and transfer credit guidelines vary by program.

Transfer Application

Undergraduate Students

Dates/Deadlines

Spring 2022

  • Admission application: November 1, 2021

Fall 2022

  • Admission application: March 15, 2022

Spring 2023

  • Admission application: November 1, 2022
School Transcripts

All applicants must have their official college transcripts sent directly to MSMU. We recommend requesting that official transcripts be sent directly to transferadmission@msmu.edu.

If your official Mills transcripts are required as part of the documentation process, the Mills Admissions Department can submit the transcript request for you. Transcript fees will be waived for requests submitted by the Office of Admissions or the Mills advising team only. Please note that, if you need to provide official transcripts from other schools, you will be responsible submitting and covering the costs for those requests.

Students with fewer than 24 transferable units/credits must also submit their official high school transcripts (official digital copies are recommended). Have these transcripts emailed directly to transferadmission@msmu.edu.

Graduate Students

Dates/Deadlines

Application dates vary by program. Please contact us for specific deadlines.

Admission Application

Visit our Application web page to begin your MSMU graduate application.

School Transcripts

Official transcripts from all schools attended are required.

If your official Mills transcripts are required as part of the documentation process, the Mills Admissions Department can submit the transcript request for you. Transcript fees will be waived for requests submitted by the Office of Admissions or the Mills advising team only. Please note that, if you need to provide official transcripts from other schools, you will be responsible submitting and covering the costs for those requests.