82%

Acceptance Rate

$29,297

Avg.Financial Aid

001302

FAFSA Code

About Saint Marys College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,611

Website

www.saintmarys.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Saint Mary's College is a private, Roman Catholic university located in Moraga, CA. The university covers an area of 420 acres. Saint Mary's College was founded in the year 1863. Saint Mary's College believes in imparting education and contributing to society by focusing on innovation, research, education, and commitment. The motto of the university is Signum Fidei (Latin) and its official colors are red and blue. Out of total 3,761 (Fall 2018) students enrolled at SMC, 1,452 belong to undergraduate courses while 128 are postgraduate students. The school has an academic staff of 216 who teach various courses to the students. At Saint Mary's College, around 98% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 100% of the students are females and 0% are males. Finally, at SMC around 74% are white, 15% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 3% belong to two or more races. The college has produced several notable alumni including Robert Hass, Mahershala Ali, Patty Mills, and Matthew Dellavedova in its 157 years of existence. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 94 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), MACTE (Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education), and WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges). $181 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the Saint Mary's College.

Location & Contact

Address

133 Le Mans Hall

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5742844000
Fax: 5742844716
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a college and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the college has a ranking. Saint Mary's College has been ranked at the 297th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

82%

SAT Range

1050 - 1260

ACT Range

22 - 28

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at Saint Mary's College. It is a non-refundable amount. The SAT score in the range of 1060-1250 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 23 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Saint Mary's College is 25. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 133 Le Mans Hall, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556. To gather more information, they can call them at (574) 284-4000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$25,610

Average Annual Cost

$41,380

Books And Supplies

$1,100

Other Fees

$840

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,580

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,400

Total One Year Cost

$57,300

Before applying to SMC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $57,160. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($43,900), books and supplies ($1,100), room and boarding ($13,020), and budget for other expenses ($1,775). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

9:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

85%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

30%

Male Professors

70%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

40 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

33 Graduates

Biology, General

31 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

31 Graduates

Psychology, General

30 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

26 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

22 Graduates

Social Work

19 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

18 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

16 Graduates

History

11 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

11 Graduates

Chemistry

10 Graduates

International/Global Studies

10 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

9 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

9 Graduates

Political Science and Government

9 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

7 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

7 Graduates

Philosophy

7 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

7 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

5 Graduates

Mathematics

5 Graduates

Sociology

5 Graduates

English Language and Literature/Let...

4 Graduates

Economics

2 Graduates

Music

2 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

2 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

2 Graduates

Mathematics and Statistics, Other

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,485

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

22%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

1%

US National: 44%

Female

99%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

74% White

5% Unknown

2% Black

13% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

67%

Out Of State

32%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$72,880 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 97% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

97%

Undergrads in College Housing

86%

Averege Housing Cost

$7,800/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,780/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,780/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Belles

School Colors

royal blue & white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

7

Sports Club

4

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by SMC. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $13,020 per year for living on campus. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at SMC. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The college has enrolled around 0% male and 100% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$43,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$46,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$25,500

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$265 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$29,297

Students Receiving Federal Grants

26%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,855

Students Receiving State Aid

13%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,040

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$27,116

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$41,762

$30K - $48K

$42,165

$48K - $75K

$38,230

$75K - $110K

$30,709

> $110K

$24,478

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$34,000,000

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$6,345,058

In case the students at Saint Mary's College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,244, whereas the financial aid is $27,350. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $6,757 and institutional aid worth $27,350. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at SMC based on students' financial needs add up to $2,175,458 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $14,207,601.

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