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University of Mary is a private institution that was founded in 1959. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,129, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 110 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Mary's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 105. Its tuition and fees are $14,040 (2012-13).
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Recognized as America's Leadership University, the University of Mary envisions a learning community that prepares its graduates to become leaders through service. The University is committed to providing leadership experiences for every student to include competence mastery in their profession, decision making skills based on Benedictine values, and service to others as they prepare to lead in their professional, religious, civic, and global communities.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to University of Mary, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 18. The application fee at University of Mary is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 75.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||75.2%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 18|
The student-faculty ratio at University of Mary is 17:1, and the school has 65.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Mary include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; Education; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 74.5 percent.
University of Mary has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,129, with a gender distribution of 39.5 percent male students and 60.5 percent female students. At this school, 33.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 67.0 percent of students live off campus. University of Mary is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
University of Mary offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. University of Mary also offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at University of Mary, 95 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at University of Mary.
|Students who have cars on campus||95%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At University of Mary, 74.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $3,784.
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||$14,040 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$5,294 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data