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University of St. Mary is a private institution that was founded in 1923. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 854, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 200 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of St. Mary's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $21,980 (2012-13).
|School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):|
The University of Saint Mary educates students of diverse backgrounds to realize their God-given potential and prepares them for value-centered lives and careers that contribute to the well being of our global society.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to University of St. Mary, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due September 1. The application fee at University of St. Mary is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 46.7 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||46.7%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||September 1|
The student-faculty ratio at University of St. Mary is 10:1, and the school has 69.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of St. Mary include: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Psychology, General; Elementary Education and Teaching; Business Administration and Management, General; and Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 56.3 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||28%|
|Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates|
University of St. Mary has a total undergraduate enrollment of 854, with a gender distribution of 38.4 percent male students and 61.6 percent female students. At this school, 28 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 72 percent of students live off campus. University of St. Mary is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
University of St. Mary offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. University of St. Mary also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at University of St. Mary, 55 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at University of St. Mary.
|Students who have cars on campus||55%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$21,980 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$7,020 (2012-13)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2012 data