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St Mary’s College of Maryland

Also known as St. Mary's or SMCM

18952 E. Fisher Rd, St. Mary's City, MD

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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:

  • Psychology
  • English Language And Literature
  • Social Sciences
  • Education
  • 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

Student Enrollment

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.

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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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid90%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships78%$8,070
Receiving Student Loans80%$5,712
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To 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

Graduation Rates

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 GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years71%
Graduating in 5 Years6%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Intercollegiate Athletics

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
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Sailing
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Programs Offered

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

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
78.81%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
90%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
10:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,700