Saint Mary's College of California: Ranking & Review

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Moraga
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United States
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World
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17622683
Top 16%

Saint Mary's College of California Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate82%79%83%
Applicants4,6361,7742,862
Admissions3,7841,3992,385
Enrolled undergraduates646262384
Enrolled total (including graduate students)3,9131,5012,412

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores431
Percent of students submitting SAT scores66%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
585
Math
565

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores276
Percent of students submitting ACT scores44%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
24
ACT Math
23

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $55. Application fee for graduates - $55.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Saint Mary's College of California Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$65,524$65,524
Off-campus$65,081$65,081
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $15,370 and other expenses per full academic year.

Saint Mary's College of California provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,607 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$45,536$45,536
Fees for full-time undergraduates$150$150
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,630$1,630
Tuition for Full-time graduates$37,756$37,756
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,285$1,285

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services194234428
Education11271129
Social Sciences7878
Psychology7575
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities561066
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies481664
English Language and Literature & Letters301848
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4343
Visual and Performing Arts301242
Biological and Biomedical Sciences4040
Health Professions and Related Programs2727
History1212
Physical Sciences1111
Natural Resources and Conservation1111
Mathematics and Statistics1111
Philosophy and Religious Studies1010
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies33
Engineering22
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11
Legal Professions and Studies
Grand Total68441711,102

A total of 684 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Saint Mary's College of California.

At the master's and doctor's level 418 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate76%69%81%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%

General info

Alternative namesSt. Marys College of California
SMC
St Marys College of California
Founded1863
MottoSignum Fidei
Sign of Faith
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorsred, blue
Academic CalendarFour-one-four plan
Total FTE staff789
Instructional FTE391
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.stmarys-ca.edu
Address1928 Saint Marys Road
Moraga, California, 94575
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population18,000
Phone9256314000
Fax+1 (925) 376 2965

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