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Tuition & Fees

$38,880

$38,880

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
30%
500-599
42%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
45%
400-499
26%
300-399
5%
700-800
4%
600-699
32%
500-599
39%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
30-36
14%
24-29
49%
18-23
36%
12-17
1%
30-36
31%
24-29
41%
18-23
25%
12-17
3%
30-36
9%
24-29
48%
18-23
35%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

1%

99%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,384
Declined + 338
Total Received 1,722
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Private (nonprofit)

1,619

undergraduate students

38

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Communication Studies
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 1702
ACT 1244

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School Facts

Saint Mary's, founded in 1844, is a private, Roman Catholic, liberal arts college for women. Its 100-acre campus is located in Notre Dame, IN, six miles from South Bend.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,657
Established in 1844
Coeducational Women's College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Notre Dame, IN

100-acre, suburban campus in Notre Dame (population: 5,973), six miles from South Bend and 90 miles from Chicago. Air, bus, and train serve South Bend. School operates transportation to U of Notre Dame. Public transportation serves campus.

Saint Mary's College
Saint Mary's College
Notre Dame, IN 46556

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
85%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
62%
Top 1/2
90%
Bottom 1/2
10%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
30%
500-599
42%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
45%
400-499
26%
300-399
5%
700-800
4%
600-699
32%
500-599
39%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
30-36
14%
24-29
49%
18-23
36%
12-17
1%
30-36
31%
24-29
41%
18-23
25%
12-17
3%
30-36
9%
24-29
48%
18-23
35%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,384
Declined + 338
Total Received 1,722

Admissions Factors

Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Mona Bowe
Vice President of Enrollment Management
P: 800 551-7621
F: 574 284-4841
admission@saintmarys.edu

Cost

Tuition $38,080
Room $7,250
Board $4,470
Additional fees $800
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $51,600
Average Financial Aid - $31,880
Total with Avg. Aid $19,720

Financial Aid

86%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$31,880

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,665,680
State $749,252
Institutional $22,865,215
Other external $578,691
Total $25,858,838

Non-need-based

Federal $4,325
State
Institutional $6,921,325
Other external $57,876
Total $6,983,526

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (Division III)
Mascot
Belles
School colors
royal blue & White
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Communicative Disorders
Computational Mathematics
Data Science
Economics
Elementary Education
English Literature
English Literature/Writing
English Writing
Gender/Women's Studies
Global Studies
History
Humanistic Studies
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Speech Pathology
Statistics/Actuarial Mathematics
Student Designed Major
Theatre
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Undergraduate

98%

1,619
students

Female
99%
1,606

Male
1%
13

Graduate

2%

38
students

Female
89%
34

Male
11%
4

undergraduateFull-time

96%

1,558
students

Female
100%
1,558

Male
0%
0

undergraduatePart-time

4%

61
students

Female
79%
48

Male
21%
13

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

58%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

68

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Countries most often represented Australia
China
Japan
Morocco
Rwanda
Zambia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Rachel Piontek
Assistant Director of International Admission
574 284-4587
rpiontek@saintmarys.edu

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