The journey toward your best self begins on the banks of the Missouri River. Welcome to Mount Marty.

Today more than ever, the world needs leaders who think with both heart and mind.

We need problem-solvers and critical thinkers who are ready for the 21st century world of work, one that changes at lightning speed. We need leaders who are ready to make tough, ethical decisions and who know what it means to truly make a difference in the lives of others. We believe you have the potential to serve the world and transform lives, organizations, and communities.

Our Success Stories

Mount Marty strives to connect each student's passions to their purpose, in and out of the classroom, inspiring a personal commitment to reach one’s potential. Our current student and Alumni's stories tell the true impact of getting your degree here at MMC.

Our Success Stories

Mount Marty strives to connect each student's passions to their purpose, in and out of the classroom, inspiring a personal commitment to reach one’s potential. Our current student and Alumni's stories tell the true impact of getting your degree here at MMC.

  • Elly Miiller

    "I have had experiences at Mount Marty that would have been less likely to have occurred at another school or larger university."Read More

  • Caleb Wilson

    "Having open arms to let people in is a quality I have picked up at Mount Marty and I attribute that to the people around me."Read More

  • Alex Kneeland

    "I developed into a more complete individual by not just focusing on one aspect of life but by learning and appreciating other values as well."Read More

  • Dr. Matt Hayes '99

    “The professors determine their success by the success of their students.” Read More

  • Heather Maag '16

    "Having Mount Marty College in Watertown was a blessing for me. It gave me the opportunity to stay close to home while furthering my education."Read More

  • Christine Pharr '76

    "The sisters impacted me with a desire to major in chemistry and biology but also serve as a valued role model."Read More

  • #1

    In Nurse Anesthesia

    The ONLY masters and doctoral program in the state of South Dakota.
  • 4

    Benedictine Values

    Lifelong Learning, Awareness of God, Hospitality and Community guide each one of our students in life.
  • 96%

    Receive Financial Aid

    Making a private Catholic education affordable.
  • 13

    NAIA Scholar-Teams

    Your academic and athletic success are one and the same.
  • 21+

    Student Clubs & Orgs

    So you can make lasting friendships and be a part of some groups.
  • 725+

    Enrolled Students

    The perfect size to explore your world without getting lost in the shuffle.
  • 25+

    Programs

    Undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
  • 88%

    Graduate with Work Experience

    Through completing internships or work experience before graduation.
  • 1

    Watertown Location

    A community that supports those wanting to go back to school and stay close to their northern SD roots.