International Students

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  • International students are encouraged to submit their application and supporting materials at least 4 months prior to the beginning of the term they are applying for.

    We encourage you to experience the adventure of international study. It’s waiting here for you, at Mount Saint Mary’s University in Los Angeles.

    Situated in one of the world’s leading cities, the Mount is a first choice for more global students seeking a personalized style of higher education not found anywhere else.

    When you choose the Mount as either a first-year, transfer student or graduate student, you study at one of the world’s leading private women’s Catholic colleges. Our heritage dates to 1925, and we’ve grown to become recognized as a top-ranked institution specializing in helping young women from all backgrounds achieve their true potential. 

    We are proud to feature some of America’s leading academic experts as instructors. Across every department, you’ll find educators dedicated to their mission of an “experiential” education – creating programs where studies go beyond the classroom and into the real world for actual, hands-on experience.

    And with a dynamic range of degree programs, you’re sure to find yourself at home. From our education programs that helped found our school, to cutting-edge programs in Global Politics, Health Care Policy and Film, Mount Saint Mary’s University is a popular choice for undergraduate students seeking a nurturing path to a successful future.

    International graduate students choose Mount Saint Mary’s University for our dynamic range of programs designed to help individuals achieve their highest level of success. Some of our more popular graduate programs include our Masters of Fine Arts, Masters of Business Administration, and Masters of Science in Nursing degree programs.

    By visiting this site, you’re taking the first step toward your own success.

    Please read this complete International Students section to become familiar with the process required to enroll at MSMU.

    If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact our Office of International Student Services team. We are standing by to assist you at every step, from getting your Form I-20 and applying for Form F-1 Student Visa, to securing housing and helping you learn more about higher education in the United States.

    Thank you for your interest in Mount Saint Mary’s University — where the world comes to study and achieve.