Admissions Process

1. Visit     2. Take the High School Placement Test     3. Apply for Admission     4. Apply for Financial Aid     5. Interview

1. Visit

Be a Gael for a day! Visiting students will accompany a freshman or a friend of the visitor's choice through a full day of classes. Lunch is included in the day. While eighth-grade and transfer students can visit at any time, most will visit in the fall. Seventh-grade students are welcome to visit in the spring. Create an account and schedule a visit.

2. Take the High School Placement Test

  • All 8th graders must take this test.
  • December 2, 2023 (Check-in 8:30 a.m.)
  • Designate Mount Saint Joseph as a school that should receive your scores.
  • The test fee is $45.
  • Online registration is required. Registration is now open.
  • Documentation for any testing accommodations is needed by Friday, November 17, 2023.

3. Apply for Admission

  • 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 MSJ Application for Admission and submit the Records Release Form to their current school.
  • Students applying for the DePaul Program must submit documentation regarding any learning differences.
  • There is a $50 application fee for new students.
  • Applications, recommendations, and transcripts are due on Friday, December 15, 2023.
  • Decisions will be sent on Thursday, February 15, 2024.

4. Apply for Financial Aid

  • Everyone who applies for admission by December 15, 2023, will be eligible for scholarship consideration, but the financial aid application is separate.
  • Apply for financial aid through FACTS
  • Decisions will be sent on February 15, 2024.

5. Interview

  • Applicants who listed Mount Saint Joseph as their first or second choice will be contacted by email 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.

Meet the Admissions Team

Director of Admissions
Office: 410-646-6218
Fax: 410-646-6219
Admissions Office
Office: 410-900-1217
Fax: 410-646-6219
Admissions Event Coordinator
Office: 410-900-1219
Fax: 410-646-6219

Mount Saint Joseph High School

Mount Saint Joseph is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young men sponsored by the Xaverian Brothers.