St Mary's College of Maryland is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in St. Mary's City, Maryland, which is a predominantly rural area. St Mary's College of Maryland has a yearly student enrollment of around two thousand.
Areas of study offered at St Mary's College of Maryland include:
- English Language And Literature
- Social Sciences
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
The admissions process starts with the submission of an application, transcripts, records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions staff. Students may provide either the ACT or SAT exam scores to be considered for admissions at this school. A score between 1676 to 1990 on the SAT, or 24 to 29 for the ACT is usually submitted among admitted students. St Mary's College of Maryland admits around 70% of applicants. Of those students accepted, about 32% registered for enrollment. More information on admissions can be found here.
The cost of undergraduate tuition varies for in-state and nonresidents. In-state residents pay nearly $16,000, while nonresidents pay $29,000 per year. Student housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is about $6,800. This school may help with costs by offering financial aid for students who are eligible by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.
This school has a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs that are available include:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
Students who wish to learn more about this school may take a look at their website at http://www.smcm.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give you an idea of the applicants St Mary’s College of Maryland accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at St Mary’s College of Maryland is around 1,700 students, with undergraduate students making up about 98% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $20,100. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $50 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- In-State: $11,000-$13,000
- Out-of-State: $26,000-$31,250
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $200 to $230 per unit
- May offer prepaid tuition, allowing students to purchase tuition at current rates for future years.
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||90%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||78%||$8,070|
|Receiving Student Loans||80%||$5,712|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, St Mary’s College of Maryland may provide services to students including:
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
With a graduation rate of around 79%, St. Mary's or SMCM is among the most successful schools in the area.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||71%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||6%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||2%|
St. Mary's or SMCM is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Capital Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Capital Athletic Conference)
- Field Hockey
- Track and Field, X-Country
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 St Mary’s College of Maryland 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
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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