St. Mary's University of Minnesota

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700 Terrace Heights

Winona, MN 55987-1399

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Phone: (507) 452-4430
2013-2014 Tuition
$29,315
tuition and fees
Students
1,985
enrolled
47%
male /
53%
female
Admissions
May 1
application deadline
79.0%
accepted

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U.S. News Rankings

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#173 Overall Score: 32 out of 100. National Universities

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Summary

St. Mary's University of Minnesota is a private institution that was founded in 1912. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,985, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 350 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. St. Mary's University of Minnesota's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 173. Its tuition and fees are $29,315 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is dedicated to advancing the educational and career goals of today's students. Today the major academic units of the university are the College, offering the bachelor of arts degree based in the liberal arts, and the Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs, offering bachelor of science completion degrees, certificates, master degrees, education specialist degree, and two doctoral degrees, all based on a career-oriented curriculum. The university also offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Nairobi, Kenya and the Master of Education in Teaching and Learning in Mandeville, Jamaica. Today SMU has more than 5000 students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs at locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Nairobi and Jamaica.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1912
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment $44,044,762

Applying

When applying to St. Mary's University of Minnesota, it's important to note the application deadline is May 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due May 1. The application fee at St. Mary's University of Minnesota is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 79 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 79.0%
Application deadline May 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by May 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at St. Mary's University of Minnesota is 16:1, and the school has 70.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at St. Mary's University of Minnesota include: Business/Commerce, General; Accounting; Marketing/Marketing Management, General; Human Services, General; and Criminal Justice/Police Science. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 75.5 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 16:1
4-year graduation rate 49%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business/Commerce, General 19%
Accounting 8%
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 6%
Human Services, General 5%
Criminal Justice/Police Science 4%

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Student Life

St. Mary's University of Minnesota has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,985, with a gender distribution of 47 percent male students and 53 percent female students. At this school, 88 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 12 percent of students live off campus. St. Mary's University of Minnesota is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.

Total enrollment 5,574
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA III

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Campus Info & Services

St. Mary's University of Minnesota offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. St. Mary's University of Minnesota also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at St. Mary's University of Minnesota, 75 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at St. Mary's University of Minnesota.

Students who have cars on campus 75%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At St. Mary's University of Minnesota, 77.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $16,251.

Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.

Tuition and fees $29,315 (2013-14)
Room and board $7,700 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics
Financial aid statistics

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* Overview details based on 2012 data


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