Saint Mary’s College of California: Ranking & Review

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Moraga Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 765 2692
Top 16%

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

Acceptance Rate82%79%83%
Enrolled undergraduates646262384
Enrolled total (including graduate students)3,9131,5012,412

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

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
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

Typical SAT scores

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

Typical ACT scores

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

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
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

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 194 234 428
Education 1 127 1 129
Social Sciences 78 78
Psychology 75 75
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 56 10 66
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 48 16 64
English Language and Literature & Letters 30 18 48
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 43 43
Visual and Performing Arts 30 12 42
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 40 40
Health Professions and Related Programs 27 27
History 12 12
Physical Sciences 11 11
Natural Resources and Conservation 11 11
Mathematics and Statistics 11 11
Philosophy and Religious Studies 10 10
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 3 3
Engineering 2 2
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 1 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1 1
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.

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

General info

Alternative namesSt. Marys College of California
St Marys College of California
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

Address1928 Saint Marys Road
Moraga, California, 94575
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population10,000 - 50,000
Fax+1 (925) 376 2965

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