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The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet (CSJs) trace their roots to Le Puy, France, where, in 1650, six ordinary women joined together in community under the patronage of St. Joseph. These women served outside cloister dressed in widow's garb and devoted themselves to the needs of ordinary people, living among them and offering their lives in service to these dear neighbors without distinction.


Academic Programs:

  • Undergraduate Bachelor Programs
  • Undergraduate Associate Programs
  • Graduate Programs
  • Online Programs
  • Adult Undergraduate Programs


The Biological Sciences Department at MSMU is the second largest undergraduate department on campus and offers a strong academic program.


The mission of Career and Professional Development (CaPD) is to educate and support students through the career development process by providing guidance, mentoring, and resources for career exploration, internship selection, graduate/professional school choices, and career planning.


Student services

The Division of Student Affairs furthers the mission of Mount Saint Mary's University through programs, services and policies designed to empower students as leaders, learners and advocates for a just society.

Housing services

Brady Residence Hall

  • Single rooms, small and large double rooms, triple rooms, and quad rooms. 
  • 1st and 2nd floors are community bathrooms; some 3rd floor rooms have in-room bath shared by 5-6 residents
Carondelet Hall
  • two bedrooms share a full bathroom. 

  • Each suite in Carondelet features a full bathroom shared by two resident bedrooms; restrooms in the CASA are community style
Rossiter Hall
  • Primarily single rooms, with a small number of large double rooms. View the  room layout
  • Most single rooms include a half-bath (toilet and sink) showers are community; double rooms feature shared bathrooms
Yates and Aldworth Houses
  • Limited number of single rooms, small and large double rooms
  • Suite-style bathrooms

Library services

  • Coe Library - Chalon Campus
  • McCarthy Library - Doheny Campus

ICT services

Wifi On-Campus

Medical services

Student Health Services - Student Health offers a broad range of services to our traditional undergraduate students. These services include diagnosis and treatment of illness and minor injuries, physical examinations, immunizations, health education, laboratory testing and Nutritional Wellness Consultations.

Student Life

Campus life

Mount Saint Mary’s University has two lovely campuses in Southern California.

  • The Chalon Campus, located in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, overlooks the J. Paul Getty Center, the Santa Monica Mountains, and the Pacific Ocean. Read more about our Chalon Campus.
  • The Doheny Campus, near downtown Los Angeles and USC, is situated on land once owned by the Doheny family and features many historic buildings. Read more about our Doheny Campus.

Sports facilities

  • Cardiovascular Equipment including ellipticals, treadmills, stair climber, spin and upright bike
  • Strength Training Equipment including upper and lower body machines, dumbbells, pull-up bar, medicine balls, Bosu and stability balls, jump ropes, resistance bands, and stretching mats
  • Outdoor Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Basketball/Volleyball Court
  • Outdoor Tennis Court
  • Locker Rooms with showers, restrooms, and individual changing stalls

Student clubs

  • Kappa Delta Chi (Social Sorority)
  • Student Activities Council


Mount Saint Mary’s University (MSMU) has been continually accredited since 1952 by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and the University was last reviewed in 2013. WSCUC accreditation encompasses the entire institution, including all degree programs.

Los Angeles, California, United States

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