Saint Mary's College Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#3576 of 14,131 In the World
#1034 of 2,597 In North America
#965 of 2,496 In the United States
#20 of 55 In Indiana
#2 of 3 In Notre Dame

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Gender
All female
Acceptance rate
82%
Average SAT
1164
Average ACT
25
Avg. cost to attend
$27,121 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,438
Graduates
143
Male:Female Ratio
1:99
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Saint Mary's College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 82% 82%
Applicants 2,412 2,411
Admissions 1,966 1,965
Freshmen enrolled full time 392 392

543 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

74 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
242 or 62%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1068
or below

75% of them
had 1260
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Saint Mary's College are 1068-1260 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
191 or 49%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Saint Mary's College are 22-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1187 (75%)
Hispanic 228 (14%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 50 (3%)
Two or more races 43 (3%)
Black or African American 40 (3%)
Asian 25 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 6 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$27,121/year
Average aid awarded
$32,943
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $12,063
$30-48K $13,997
$48-75K $16,625
$75-110K $22,919
$110K+ $34,127

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $44,760$27,287
Tuition in-state $44,760$27,287
Tuition out-of-state $44,760$27,287
Fee in-district $960
Fee in-state $960
Fee out-of-state $960

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,285
Combined charge for room and board $13,470
Room charge $8,350
Meal charge $5,120

Saint Mary's College Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 47
Business Administration and Management, General 42
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 30
Psychology, General 29
Communication, General 27
Elementary Education and Teaching 22
Social Work 20
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 19
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 16
Accounting 14
History, General 10
International & Globalization Studies 9
Political Science and Government, General 9
Chemistry, General 8
Physics, General 8
Economics, General 7
English Language and Literature, General 7
Philosophy 7
Computational and Applied Mathematics 6
Sociology, General 5
Spanish Language and Literature 5
Mathematics, General 4
Women's Studies 4
Art & Art Studies, General 3
Environmental Studies 3
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 3
Mathematics and Statistics, Other 3
Creative Writing 1
Data Science, General 1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 1
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other 1
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 1
Music Teacher Education 1
Religion & Religious Studies 1
Grand Total 340 31 3
Total Women
Graduation rate 81% 81%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%

Publications & Citations

Publications
381
Citations
5,762

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
92 / 1,559
Medicine
80 / 1,459
Biology
78 / 1,316
Mathematics
43 / 123
Zoology
40 / 626
Art & Design
39 / 25
Math Teachers
39 / 57
Psychology
36 / 449
Environmental Science
33 / 934
Anatomy and Physiology
32 / 684
Chemistry
32 / 1,061
Physics
32 / 398
Business
28 / 1,034
Engineering
27 / 364
Fashion Design
26 / 2
Computer Science
24 / 72
Ecology
22 / 636
Sociology
19 / 226
Demography
17 / 1,109
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
14 / 3
Classics and Ancient History
14 / 1
Materials Science
14 / 291
History
14 / 3
Economics
12 / 423
Philosophy
11 / 5
Social Psychology
10 / 92
Geography and Cartography
9 / 408
Hospitality and Hotel Management
9 / 794
Marketing
8 / 263
Oncology and Cancer research
7 / 11
Health Science
7 / 32
Political Science
7 / 20
Pharmacy
6 / 14
Atomic and Molecular physics
6 / 116
Child Psychology
6 / 46
Political Economy
6 / 15
Botany
6 / 262
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
6 / 3
Education Majors
6 / 174
Nursing
6 / 72

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 12
1992 10 30
1993 7 29
1994 9 33
1995 7 64
1996 16 90
1997 10 62
1998 12 94
1999 10 86
2000 10 152
2001 8 143
2002 11 170
2003 9 168
2004 5 306
2005 5 285
2006 10 326
2007 10 336
2008 20 346
2009 22 395
2010 16 410
2011 17 453
2012 19 460
2013 19 497
2014 15 525
2015 15 562
2016 17 481
2017 18 398
2018 15 388
2019 35 395
2020 22 566
2021 20 565

Saint Mary's College alumni

  1. Catherine Hicks

    Catherine Hicks
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    stage actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Catherine Mary Hicks is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Annie Camden on the long-running television series 7th Heaven. Other notable roles include Dr. Faith Coleridge on the soap opera Ryan's Hope (1976–1978), her Emmy Award-nominated performance as Marilyn Monroe in Marilyn: The Untold Story (1980), Dr. Gillian Taylor in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986), and Karen Barclay in Child's Play (1988).

  2. Eddie Bernice Johnson

    Eddie Bernice Johnson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-.. (age 88)
    Enrolled in Saint Mary's College
    In 1955 graduated with nursing
    Occupations
    nursepsychotherapistbusiness executivepolitician
    Biography

    Eddie Bernice Johnson is an American politician who represents Texas's 30th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. Johnson is a member of the Democratic Party.

  3. Madeleine Bordallo

    Madeleine Bordallo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1933-.. (age 90)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Madeleine Mary Zeien Bordallo is a Guamanian politician, who served as the Delegate from the United States territory of Guam to the United States House of Representatives.

  4. Donna Christian-Christensen

    Donna Christian-Christensen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Donna Marie Christian-Christensen, formerly Donna Christian-Green, is an American physician and politician. She served as the 4th elected non-voting Delegate from the United States Virgin Islands's at-large district to the United States House of Representatives from 1997 until 2015.

All 13 notable alumni

General info

Alternative names St Mary's College
St. Mary's College
Founded 1844
Motto Spes unica
Our only hope
Colors blue, while
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 416
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 133 Le Mans Hall
Notre Dame, Indiana, 46556
United States
City population 7,000
Phone 5742844000
Fax +1 (574) 284 4841

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