We are South Dakota's Catholic, Benedictine University. Welcome to Mount Marty.

Explore Mount Marty this summer

Mount Marty is open for visits throughout the summer! Tour our beautiful campus overlooking the Missouri River and meet with the Admission Office.

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 MMU.

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 MMU.

  • Hannah Steffen

    "You're not just going to come here and get a degree, you're also going to become a well-rounded person and someone that you're proud to be."Read More

  • Suzie Walgrave, DNP Student

    "We learn how to teach and how to lead with a servant's heart and humility mentality. You really don't see that with any other program."Read More

  • Mother & Daughter Graduate from Watertown Together

    “The MMU staff are the kindest, most caring people who truly want the best for their students."Read More

  • Joey Stribal

    "I really like how welcoming Mount Marty feels and that people are very intentional about making me feel like I matter here."Read More

  • McKenna Cooley

    "I have felt supported by everyone on campus, as well as the Yankton community. I can’t imagine spending the last four years anywhere else."Read More

  • Sal Chavez

    "Many schools around the country can offer a great education but it means nothing without a personal relationship with God."Read More

  • #1

    In Nurse Anesthesia

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

    Benedictine Values

    Awareness of God, community, hospitality and lifelong learning guide our students in life.
  • 100%

    Receive Financial Aid Offers

    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.