Mount Saint Joseph University

Cincinnati, OH 45233
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Mount Saint Joseph University is one of the seventy private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Ohio. The campus is located in a suburb, in Cincinnati.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,010 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 277 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 197 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 71%). Every year 61% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Mount St. Joseph University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $28,100, and fees were $1,000. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $28,100 and $1,000 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students2,010
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate71%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 7 47
Master's degree 8 50
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 1
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 87.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1932 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
12/01/1953 - 12/31/2007
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
10/07/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/13/2007 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
10/13/2007 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT980 to 1156
ACT20 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$525/credit
In State Students$525/credit
Out of State Students$525/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$613/credit
In State Students$613/credit
Out of State Students$613/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $23,625 $23,625 $23,625
ADN 70 $36,750 $36,750 $36,750
BSN 125 $65,625 $65,625 $65,625
FNP 50 $30,650 $30,650 $30,650
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Mount Saint Joseph University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 44% $4,674
Other Federal Grant 1% $3,652
State Grant & Scholarships 27% $2,843
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 99% $14,394
Federal Student Loans 83% $6,690
Private Loans 10% $11,830


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$13,367
$30,001 to $48,000$13,113
$48,001 to $75,000$18,105
$75,001 to $110,000$19,688
Over $110,000$22,585

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.

Mount Saint Joseph University
5701 Delhi Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45233

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