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International Students


F-1 Student Admission

Applying to The Mount

Mount Saint Mary’s University is eager to welcome you to its diverse academic community in Los Angeles. We admit students from around the world based on their academic history and performance on standardized tests. Applicants should refer to the undergraduate and graduate tabs on the left navigation bar for specific admission requirements.

However, we want you to know that our admissions process goes beyond mere numbers. Your academic background is important, but so, too, are your personal interests and your desire to succeed and serve as a compassionate leader in the world of today and tomorrow. Rest assured, all of these factors will be weighed in any admission decision.


Who Should Apply as an International Student? 

If you do not have U.S. citizenship or permanent residency status (i.e., a "green card") and you will require a student visa, you are considered an international student by Mount Saint Mary's University.

When Should I Apply?

International students are encouraged to submit their application and all supporting materials at least four months prior to the beginning of the term to which they are applying. 

Undergraduate Student Requirements Graduate Student Requirements