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Mount Mary College is a Catholic liberal arts college for women, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It offers bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, and bachelor of nursing degrees in thirty undergraduate majors, and master of arts and master of science degrees in six graduate programs. In the history of education, the seven liberal arts comprise two groups of studies, the trivium and the quadrivium. ... City nickname: The City of Festivals Location Location of Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Government County Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 251. ... A Bachelor of Arts (B.A. or A.B., from the Latin Artium Baccalaureus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or program in the arts and/or sciences. ... A Bachelor of Science (B.S., B.Sc. ... In some educational systems, an undergraduate is a post-secondary student pursuing a Bachelors degree. ... An academic major is a mainly U.S. term for a university students main field of specialisation during his or her bachelors degree studies. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate course of one or two years in duration. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate course of one or two years in duration. ... A graduate school or grad school (American English), or, in British English a postgraduate school, is a school that awards advanced degrees, with the general requirement that students must have earned an undergraduate (bachelors) degree. ...


The college is particularly known for its fashion product development, fashion merchandise management, interior design, art therapy, justice, and nursing programs.


Mount Mary originated as St. Mary's Institute, a secondary school for girls, founded by the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, in 1872. The school's mission was extended to post-secondary education in 1913, when it was rechartered as St. Mary's College. The college moved to an eighty-acre site in Milwaukee in 1929 to allow more women the opportunity to enroll, and was renamed Mount Mary College at that time. Secondary school may refer to Secondary school in the United Kingdom, is the general term for the schooling of children between the ages of eleven and sixteen High schools, particularly in Australia, Canada and the United States Secondary education in general This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which... Prairie du Chien is the county seat of Crawford County, Wisconsin. ... 1872 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Post-secondary education is a form of secondary education that is taken after first attending a secondary school, such as a high school. ... Link title1913 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... An acre is an English unit of area. ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The current enrollment is over 1,600 students. Generally, accreditation is the process by which a facility becomes officially certified as providing services of a reasonably good quality, so that the public can trust in the quality of its services. ... The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) is one of six regional accreditation organizations recognized by the United States Department of Education. ...


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Mount St. Mary's College, the second oldest among the Catholic collegiate institutions in the United States, is located near Emmitsburg, Maryland, within the limits of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
Mount St. Mary's College was founded in 1808 when the preparatory seminary established by the Sulpicians at Pigeon Hill, Pa., was transferred to Emmitsburg.
Moreover as parents were unable to meet tuition fees and other expenses of the pupils whom the college maintained during the four years of war, the financial standing of the institution was seriously compromised, and as a result the college at the end of the conflict was overwhelmed with debt.
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The College had the honor of becoming a chartered chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, one of the largest and most prestigious nursing organizations in the world.
The Mount Mary College - Columbia College of Nursing Intercollegiate Nursing Program is a member of American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
The Mission of Columbia College of Nursing is to prepare liberally educated persons for the profession of nursing and to assist students to develop into intellectually and humanely responsive, self-directing, contributing members of society.
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