Admissions Process


ADMISSIONS/PLACEMENT/SCHOLARSHIP TEST USE:
All eighth-grade applicants must take the Archdiocesan Admissions Test as part of the Admissions process. There are selective testing locations with two testing dates available:  December 2nd and 9th, 2017 at 8:30am – 12:00pm.  The test will be used along with other information in order to make an admission decision.  It also is used for placement and scholarship purposes.  There is a test fee of $40. Online registration is required for the test. If you would like your son to take the test at Mount Saint Joseph, we are offering the test on December 2nd only. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE/TIME LINE/FEE: 
Students from Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore must complete the MSJ Application for Admission as well as the Archdiocesan recommendation form, which will be provided by their school in December.  Students from public and non-Catholic private schools must complete the Application for Admission and send it to the Director of Admissions.  These students also must submit the Records Release form to their current school to obtain required information for an admission decision.  Deadline for regular admission of all applicants is December 15, 2017. There is a $30 application fee for new students.

In January 2018, applicants who listed Mount Saint Joseph as their first or second choice will be contacted by letter with a day and time for a personal interview.
Any applicant listing MSJ as 3rd choice must contact the Admissions Office to request an interview.

Decision letters notification on February 15, 2018.
STUDENT VISIT DAYS:
Student visit days are available from September 26, 2017 through April 27, 2018 Please contact Mrs. Amber Borkoski via email, or call 410-900-1217 for details and to schedule a day.
SPECIAL PROGRAMS: 
MSJ offers the Brother James M. Kelly, C.F. X. Scholars Program; the Academic Support Program with instructional strategies geared for students who have demonstrated some difficulty in learning; the DePaul Program for dyslexic students; freshman and junior seminars aimed at helping students with study skills, high school life, and college preparedness; Latin; computer and writing labs; a wide offering of music and art courses; and retreats. 
 

Admissions Calendar

    • 10-29 Open House 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • 12-02 High School Placement Testing 8:00 AM to 12:00 PMFine Arts, Auditorium, St Joseph Hall, Ryken Hall
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