Mount Saint Agnes College

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Mount Saint Agnes College was a Catholic women's college located in the Mount Washington neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland. It opened in 1890 and was operated by the Sisters of Mercy. In 1971, Mount Saint Agnes merged with nearby Loyola College in Maryland, which still oversees the Mount Saint Agnes Alumnae Association. The college closed as its own degree-granting institution in 1972.

Over the next few decades, the former Mount Saint Agnes campus was owned and used by United States Fidelity & Guaranty Company and the St. Paul Companies. In 2003 it was purchased by the Johns Hopkins University and is now called the Mount Washington campus of the Johns Hopkins University.[1]

In cooperation with the Alumnae Association, Loyola College offers two scholarships each year to descendants and relatives of Mount Saint Agnes alumnae, one for an incoming first-year student and one for a graduate student.[2]

The college's name lives on in the form of the Mount Saint Agnes Theological Center for Women, which operates from the former Provincial House on the campus.[3]

The most noted alumna of Mount Saint Agnes is U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland. Mathematician Harry Bateman was a Mount Saint Agnes faculty member while he was at Johns Hopkins University.[4]

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  1. ^ "University to Buy Mt. Washington Campus" (3 MARCH 2003, VOL. 32, NO. 24). Johns Hopkins University. Retrieved 12 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mount Saint Agnes / Sisters of Mercy Scholarship". Loyola University Maryland. Retrieved 12 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Mount Saint Agnes: History". Mercy International Association. Retrieved 12 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Harry Bateman biography". University of St. Andrews School. Retrieved 12 August 2012. 

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Coordinates: 39°22′12″N 76°39′18″W / 39.37000°N 76.65500°W / 39.37000; -76.65500