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Mount St. Mary's University and Seminary

16300 Old Emmitsburg Rd, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-7700
+1 301-447-6122
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A hidden gem

What a beautiful campus hidden in the Maryland hills near Pennsylvania forest. Much history to see... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Doug B
Lynchburg, Virginia
via mobile
On Campus to Visit the Immaculate Conception Chapel

We stopped to see Mount St. Mary's campus and visit the beautiful Immaculate Conception Chapel that... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Ashburn, Virginia
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Mount St. Mary's is a Catholic university committed to education in the service of truth; we seek to cultivate a community of learners formed by faith, engaged in discovery, and empowered for leadership in the Church, the professions, and the world. As Mount St. Mary's University enters its third century of service to God and to our nation, these four pillars continue to support the 200-year tradition.
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  • Average5%
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16300 Old Emmitsburg Rd, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-7700
+1 301-447-6122
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful campus hidden in the Maryland hills near Pennsylvania forest. Much history to see to include local tributes to veterans. Had never heard of the University until the 2017 NCAA finals. If you are considering beautiful campus with 1st class sports facilities, consider...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We stopped to see Mount St. Mary's campus and visit the beautiful Immaculate Conception Chapel that is near the seminary building. It's a lovely, large chapel with a beautiful sanctuary, stained glass windows, wood-carved stations of the cross and wooden pews. So serene and prayerful.

1  Thank VW49
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Very nice campus. Quiet place, the golden Mary statue is an amazing thing. I have been on numerous occasions and it is great.

Thank ronnyveezer88
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I have the pleasure of working for Mount St. Mary's University at their graduate campus in Frederick. I do visit the main campus on occasion for meetings, etc., and am always very impressed by the beauty of it. The grounds are beautifully cared for, the...More

Thank Claudia M
Reviewed 24 February 2016

While visiting nearby national shrines (Our Lady Mary and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton), we took the time to appreciate this lovely campus. Regardless of the time of year, beautiful scenery are present. Next drive down Rt 15 - we will have time to visit inside...More

Thank ThePBR
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Easily seen from Route 15, this iconic campus and seminary regularly welcomes visitors. The beautiful campus is home to several chapels including the recently renovated Chapel of the Immaculate Conception. Daily mass is available in several locations. The students, faculty and staff are friendly and...More

Thank Mom2drew_katie
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Very nice baseball fields, and nice gym, beautiful grounds, that's about all we saw, since we were there for baseball.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

This past weekend, my mom and I visited Mount St. Mary's University. We both agreed the campus was gorgeous. The sports building was huge! (I was most interested in the pool and the fitness center.) We also looked at the dorms, library, and cafeteria. However,...More

1  Thank laurpaige
Reviewed 30 August 2015

A spectacular collection of old buildings form the foundation of this campus. If you are interested in in old buildings and architecture it is worth a stop.

Thank WJP2-1776
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Maryland history is written all over Mt St Mary's, its neighboring community of Emmitsburg, the Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton....visit them all, and you know you are walking on sacred ground.

1  Thank John H H
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