Welcome to Mount Saint Mary Academy

Mount Saint Mary Academy is a Catholic, independent college-preparatory school for young women rooted in the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas core values of respect, justice, service, integrity, and compassion. Since 1908, the mission of Academy has been dedicated to challenging each student to develop her fullest potential in a Christian atmosphere of love and caring. We are committed to academic excellence with special concern for women. Our campus is situated on 80 beautiful acres on a ridge of the Watchung Mountains overlooking the New York City skyline. Students enjoy a unique environment that combines a small school feel with a collegiate campus setting.

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  • $21 Mil +

    In Scholarships 
    Earned by 86 members of the
    Class of 2021.
  • 100%

    College Acceptance Rate
  • 20

    AP Courses Offered and
    29 Honors Courses
    In the sciences, mathematics, computer science, world languages, social studies, and English.
  • 26

    Athletic Teams in 13 Sports
    Recent championships include basketball, tennis, swimming, soccer, lacrosse and spring track.
  • 50+

    Extra-Curricular Activities, 
    Clubs and Groups
    Including Future Medical Professionals, Girls Who Code, International Club, Diversity Affinity Group, and Peer Ministry.
  • 75

    Students receive AP Scholar designation.
    41 AP Scholars with Distinction, 11 AP Scholars with Honors, 23 AP Scholars with 8 National AP Scholars
  • 8:1

    Student-Teacher Ratio
    Highly-qualified faculty members are committed to providing individualized attention and developing each student's potential.
  • 80

    New Jersey communities and several provinces of China
    represented in the Mount Saint Mary Academy student body.

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Ready to Learn More About The Mount?

For over 110 years, Mount Saint Mary Academy has inspired young women to become their best selves. Teachers and administrators provide individual attention and foster each student's unique potential. Mount students are well-rounded, embracing the many opportunities available for them to develop their talents and pursue their passions. Are you ready to learn more? Completing an Inquiry Form is the first step. We also invite you to schedule a visit to tour the campus and meet with our Admissions Team, our students and faculty.
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