• Address: 7500 University Dr, Bismarck, North Dakota 58504

  • Phone Number: (701) 355-8030

  • Website: http://www.umary.edu

About

The university has over 25 years of experience in online learning and distance education and provides several undergraduate and graduate online programs. It also offers blended programs wherein a student can study both on-campus and online. The online programs offered are flexible and the students can complete their degree with a schedule that works for them. They provide high-quality software online learning and a personal support system.

  • University of Mary canvas helps students with the completion and submission of assignments, both individual and group, get information about their coursework and many more.

  • The students can log in to the My Umary portal using their University of Mary email ID and access their tuition, financial aid status, grades, attendance and more.

  • The degrees are accredited and transfer of credits can be done easily. 


Rankings and Reviews

  • According to US News, the university ranks 111st in 'Regional Universities - Midwest'.

  • The faculty is really helpful in planning the student’s education and future career.

  • The academics at the university is great. All the professors are very knowledgeable about their topics and willing to discuss things with you - even if you never had them in class.

  • The classes are interesting and actually make you want to go to classes so you can learn about the subjects.

  • Each student is encouraged to attend any of the variety of sports events both on campus and offline. The school offers all types of sports.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Bismarck, North Dakota

FAFSA/Federal School Code

002992

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Institutional Accreditation

HLC

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Programmatic Accreditation

IACBE, CCNE, CoARC, CAATE

Religious Affiliation

Catholic

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: http://www.umary.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

The university is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Programmatic Accreditation

  • University of Mary Nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

  • Business Administration and Marketing programs are accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)

  • The programs in Respiratory Therapy are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)

  • The programs in Physical Education are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 15: 1
Total Population 3,260
Student Population Full Time: 2,400 Part Time: 860
Gender Division Male: 36 % Female: 64 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 43 %

The College Monk

Female: 62 %

Total Graduation Rate: 54 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

University of Mary offers 54 online programs across 12 Majors

Accounting

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Business Management

Offering 15 programs accross 2 degrees

Criminal Justice

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Psychology

Offering 3 programs accross 1 degrees

Nursing

Offering 8 programs accross 3 degrees

Information Technology

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Health Science

Offering 4 programs accross 2 degrees

Exercise Science

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Education

Offering 8 programs accross 2 degrees

Biology

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Interdisciplinary Studies

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Public Administration

Offering 8 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

University of Mary Acceptance Rate is 77%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $30
Graduate Application Fee $45

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 1,092
Total Applicants Admitted 841
Applicants Enrolled 407
Full time Applicants Enrolled 406
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

University of Mary Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 55
Number of students submitting ACT scores 369
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 14%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 91%
SAT Math 525 average 450 - 600 range
SAT Critical Reading 520 average 460 - 580 range
SAT Writing 507 average 440 - 575 range
ACT Composite 23 average 20 - 26 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The university provides financial aid programs to students in the state and as well as outside, who have financial restraints and are facing difficulty in funding their education. These are in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study. University of Mary scholarships and grants are awarded on the basis of their merit, residential status or other sports or cultural achievements and these do not have to be paid back. University of Mary federal school code is 002992.

  • Federal Aid provided by the university includes Pell Grant, TEACH Grant, Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct PLUS Loans, Direct Unsubsidized Loans, Federal Nursing Student Loan, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, and Federal Work-Study pr.ogram

  • Military Aid includes the Yellow Ribbon Grant, Active Duty Education Benefit, Dependent Educational Assistance, and Selected Reserve.

  • Institutional Aid provided by the university includes Chi Nursing Scholarship, Sister Thomas Welder Leadership Scholarship, Business Partnership Scholarship, Catholic Educators Partner Program Scholarship, and The Catholic Scholars Program.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,595 Undergraduate Student, U, S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $912 Undergraduate student,Eligible for Federal Pell Grant,Enrolled atleast half-time June 30th, 2019
TEACH Grant $912 Undergraduate or Graduate student, enrolled in TEACH Grant Eligible major, Minimum of 3.25 CGPA June 30th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $5,261 U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,261 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $5,261 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loan $5,261 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time, Should not have an adverse credit history June 30th, 2019
Federal Nursing Student Loan $5,261 Undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate financial need. Must be enrolled half-time. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Chi Nursing Scholarship $8,617 Enroll in the University of Mary Nursing Program, GPA of 3.0 or higher Varies
Sister Thomas Welder Leadership Scholarship $8,617 Full-time undergraduate students based on prior academic standing. Varies
Business Partnership Scholarship $8,617 Undergraduate degree-seeking student, Demonstrated financial need. Varies
Catholic Educators Partner Program Scholarship $8,617 Full time, must be enrolled in graduate credits within an education. Varies
The Catholic Scholars Program $8,617 First-time, Full-time freshmen. Varies

Data Source: http://www.umary.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Yellow Ribbon Program $11,174 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Active Duty Education Benefit Varies Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Dependent Educational Assistance. Varies Spouse or child of a veteran who is permanently disabled or died due to a service-connected disability. Varies
Selected Reserve Varies Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve, Varies

Data Source: http://www.umary.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $14,174
$30,001 - $48,000 $13,033
$48,001 - $75,000 $14,540
$75,001 - $110,000 $17,001
Over $110,000 $18,542

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 19% $3,890
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 100% $9,569
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 22% $4,913
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 100% $7,782
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 70% $8,288
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 67% $5,337
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 16,746
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 84 $9,728
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 51 $11,174
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 33 $7,494

Data Source: http://www.umary.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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