Saint Mary's College is a nonprofit private institution located in Notre Dame, Indiana and provides a large number of educational opportunities for students. The school maintains a Roman Catholic affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Saint Mary's College has a yearly student enrollment of nearly 1,600.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Communications And Journalism
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- Business And Marketing Studies
To be considered for admissions, students may be asked to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit any transcripts or test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions staff. Students may take either the SAT or ACT exam scores to be considered for admissions at St. Mary's College. A score within the range of 1540 - 1850 on the SAT, or 22 - 27 for the ACT is usually submitted among accepted students. 84% of those who apply are accepted to St. Mary's College, of which 32 percent choose to enroll. More information on admissions can be found at www.saintmarys.edu.
The cost of tuition is close to $35,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and that is why students should use the school's net price calculator to identify their cost of attendance. On-campus housing is available for students and costs about $6,600 each year. Students at Saint Mary's College may qualify for aid which is usually loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The St. Mary's College "Belles" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA.
Students can take a look at the school's http://www.saintmarys.edu to see additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the students St. Mary's College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Saint Mary’s College has a total student population of about 1,700. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 25% enrolling as graduate students and 98% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $40,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- For part-time students, charges are between $1,400-$1,700 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||98%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||97%||$21,600|
|Receiving Student Loans||69%||$7,973|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Saint Mary’s College may offer student services like:
- Distance learning
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Day care
St. Mary's College has a very high graduation rate when compared to nearby similar schools.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||67%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||2%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||1%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Art and Design Program
- Music Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Saint Mary’s College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Saint Mary’s College for official up-to-date information.