St. Mary's College of Maryland

St. Mary's City, MD

St. Mary's College of Maryland, founded in 1840, is a public, liberal arts honors college. Its 361-acre campus is located in St. Mary's City, 70 miles south of Washington, DC.

St. Mary's College of Maryland

St. Mary's City, MD

Tuition & Fees

$15,124

$31,200

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
42%
500-599
36%
400-499
10%
300-399
1%
700-800
9%
600-699
33%
500-599
42%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
22%
500-599
45%
400-499
25%
300-399
3%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
49%
18-23
27%
12-17
20%
30-36
36%
24-29
21%
18-23
31%
12-17
9%
6-11
3%
30-36
19%
24-29
47%
18-23
24%
12-17
10%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,366
Declined + 255
Total Received 1,621
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Public

1,491

undergraduate students

22

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. English
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Codes

SAT 5601
ACT 1736

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Location

School Facts

St. Mary's College of Maryland, founded in 1840, is a public, liberal arts honors college. Its 361-acre campus is located in St. Mary's City, 70 miles south of Washington, DC.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 1,513
Established in 1840
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACS American Chemical Society
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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St. Mary's City, MD

361-acre campus in St. Mary's City (population: 933), 70 miles from Washington, DC. Air, bus, and train serve Washington, DC.

St. Mary's College of Maryland
47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, MD 20686-3001

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
79%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
26%
Top 1/4
55%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
42%
500-599
36%
400-499
10%
300-399
1%
700-800
9%
600-699
33%
500-599
42%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
22%
500-599
45%
400-499
25%
300-399
3%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
49%
18-23
27%
12-17
20%
30-36
36%
24-29
21%
18-23
31%
12-17
9%
6-11
3%
30-36
19%
24-29
47%
18-23
24%
12-17
10%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,366
Declined + 255
Total Received 1,621

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
State residency
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

David L. Hautanen, Jr.
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 492-7181
F: 240 895-2238
admissions@smcm.edu

Financial Aid

69%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$20,476

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,116
Room $7,850
Board $5,745
Additional fees $3,008
Books & supplies $800
Total $29,519
Average Financial Aid - $20,476
Total with Avg. Aid $9,043

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,620,218
State $1,221,452
Institutional $5,798,954
Other external $204,601
Total $8,845,225

Non-need-based

Federal
State $108,991
Institutional $1,879,160
Other external $110,983
Total $2,099,134
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 492-7181
F: 240 895-4959
finaid@smcm.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Robert Maddox
Director of Financial Aid
rwmaddox@smcm.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
field hockey
lacrosse
sailing
soccer
swimming
tennis
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

crew, equestrian sports, fencing, rugby, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

crew, equestrian sports, fencing, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, climbing, dance, dodgeball, fencing, flag football, floor hockey, indoor soccer, jujitsu, matball, outdoor adventure, power lifting, rock climbing, sailing, softball, swimming, volleyball, windsurfing, wrestling

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Athletic Directors

Scott Devine (men's)
Director Of Athletics And Recreation
email

Erin Mcdonnell (women's)
Senior Woman Administrator/head Coach
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Capital Athletic Conference, Intercollegiate Rowing Association, Intercollegiate Sailing Association
Mascot
Seahawk
School colors
navy blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology
Art History
Asian Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Computer Science
Economics
Education
English
Environmental Studies
Foreign Languages/International Languages/Cultures
History
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Policy Studies
Religious Studies
Sociology
Student Designed Major
Studio Art
Theatre/Film/Media Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. English

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

1,513

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

99%

1,491
students

Female
59%
883

Male
41%
608

1%

22
students

Female
73%
16

Male
27%
6

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

1,435
students

Female
60%
848

Male
40%
587

4%

56
students

Female
63%
35

Male
37%
21

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

82%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

38

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 1
Countries most often represented China
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact


Admissions Office
240 895-5000
admissions@smcm.edu

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