The renowned reputation of Mount St. Joseph University is built upon its strengths: high-quality academics, personalized attention and hands-on experiential learning.

Throughout the years, we've been recognized with prestigious top rankings and awards reflecting our devotion to you, our students.

The University’s history traces back to 1920 as one of the nation’s first Catholic women’s colleges. Today, as a coeducational university with undergraduate and graduate students, we remain devoted to the success of our students, both academically and professionally.


The Mount is fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Military Friendly School Designation

In recognition of the Mount's dedication and service to the nation’s veterans, G.I. Jobs Magazine named the Mount a Military Friendly school in 2013. This designation places the Mount in the top 15 percent of all colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide.

President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

We received the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for our commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement in 2011.

U.S. News & World Report 2013 Best Colleges

For the 15th consecutive year, U.S. News and World Report ranked the Mount among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest.