Mount Marty University

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Mount Marty University
TypePrivate university
Religious affiliation
Roman Catholic (Benedictine)
PresidentMarcus Long[2]
Campus80 acres (32 ha)[4]
Colors    Navy blue & gold
Sporting affiliations

Mount Marty University is a private Benedictine university in Yankton, South Dakota.


Mount Marty teams, known athletically as the Lancers, are a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), primarily competing in the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) since the 2000–01 school year.

Men's sports include archery, baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis, and track & field; while women's sports include archery, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field, and volleyball.


Mount Marty University is in Yankton, South Dakota, a town of 15,000 people. Located on the bluffs of the Missouri River, the 80-acre campus has a mix of modern and historic buildings. The university also has locations in Watertown and Sioux Falls.

Student life[edit]

Mount Marty University enrolls over 1100 students of all faiths. Students come from 25 states and 5 foreign countries.


  1. ^ "Mount Marty College - About". Archived from the original on 2 June 2012. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Mount Marty College - President's Welcome". Archived from the original on 25 April 2016. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Mount Marty College - About". Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Mount Marty College - About". Retrieved 12 April 2016.

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Coordinates: 42°52′30″N 97°24′37″W / 42.8750°N 97.4102°W / 42.8750; -97.4102