Saint Mary's College of California

Moraga, CA

Saint Mary's College of California

Moraga, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$50,660

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
36%
500-599
47%
400-499
9%
700-800
5%
600-699
32%
500-599
51%
400-499
11%
30-36
12%
24-29
43%
18-23
41%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

166%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,856
Declined -2,727
Total Received 4,129
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Private

2,646

undergraduate students

1,046

graduate students

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School Facts

Saint Mary's College of California is a church-affiliated, multipurpose college. Founded in 1863, it adopted coeducation in 1970. Its 420-acre campus is located in Moraga, California, 13 miles from Oakland.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,692
Established in 1863
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

420-acre campus in Moraga (population: 884,363), 12 miles from Oakland and 20 miles from San Francisco. Major airport, bus, and train serve Oakland; other airport serves San Francisco. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: San Francisco
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Oakland International

Saint Mary's College of California
1928 St. Marys Road
Moraga, CA
94575

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Gael Force
  • Campus Activities Board
  • LASA-Latin American Student Association-Black Student Union
  • La Hermandad
  • Asian Pacific American Student Association

Top Events

  • Dances
  • Cultural Nights
  • March Midnight Madness
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
36%
500-599
47%
400-499
9%
700-800
5%
600-699
32%
500-599
51%
400-499
11%
30-36
12%
24-29
43%
18-23
41%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $60
Application deadline January 15
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.5

Not Selective

166%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,856
Declined -2,727
Total Received 4,129

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

first generation
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 21
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

99%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,383

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $50,460
Room & board $15,706
Additional fees $200
Books & supplies $1,080
Other fees $2,610
Total $70,056
Average Financial Aid - $5,383
Total with Avg. Aid $64,673
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Golf
Sand volleyball
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, crew, lacrosse, rugby, tennis, volleyball (indoor/sand), water polo

Club Sports - Women's

lacrosse, rugby, tennis, water polo

Intramural Sports Men

Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Anthropology
Archeology
Art/Art Studies, General
Asian Studies/Civilization
Biochemistry
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biopsychology
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other
Computational and Applied Mathematics
Dance, General
Developmental and Child Psychology
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Ethnic Studies
European Studies/Civilization
Experimental Psychology
Finance, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
French Language and Literature
General Studies
German Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
International/Global Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics and Statistics, Other
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Psychology, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Psychology
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctorial degree - other

3,692

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

2,646
students

Female
57%
1,497

Male
43%
1,149

28%

1,046
students

Female
68%
714

Male
32%
332

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

2,495
students

Female
56%
1,396

Male
44%
1,099

6%

151
students

Female
67%
101

Male
33%
50

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 83%
Student 4 year graduation rate 69%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
28%
Hispanic/Latino
41%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

156

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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