Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Rankings

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In the World#2638 of 14178
In North America#818 of 2629
In the United States#751 of 2528
In Minnesota#22 of 49
In Winona#2 of 2

Quick Review

Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
Average SAT
Average ACT
Avg. cost to attend
$20,369 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate92%92%92%
Freshmen enrolled full time301138163

379 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,430 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
38 or 13%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1030
or below

75% of them
had 1196
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Saint Mary's University of Minnesota are 1030-1196 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
268 or 89%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Saint Mary's University of Minnesota are 20-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3792 (69%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown564 (10%)
Black or African American502 (9%)
Hispanic296 (5%)
Asian208 (4%)
Nonresident Alien128 (2%)
Two or more races18 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native10 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander9 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Average costs by household income


Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district$36,050$9,180
Tuition in-state$36,050$9,180
Tuition out-of-state$36,050$9,180
Fee in-district$620
Fee in-state$620
Fee out-of-state$620

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,064
Combined charge for room and board$9,350
Room charge$5,230
Meal charge$4,120

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Majors

Education, General286
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other1285
Health & Health Care Administration & Management3194
Educational Leadership and Administration, General9116
Counseling Psychology929
Business Administration and Management, General5418
Nurse Anesthetist63
Special Education and Teaching, General62
Project Management62
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling61
Educational & Instructional Technology59
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General1343
Organizational Leadership33
Development Economics and International Development28
Curriculum and Instruction23
Reading Teacher Education21
Management Science128
Human Development and Family Studies, General19
Marketing & Marketing Management, General19
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor19
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications17
Psychology, General16
Elementary Education and Teaching15
Biology & Biological Sciences, General13
Education, Other47
Criminal Justice & Police Science10
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies10
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies9
Information Science & Studies9
Christian Studies8
Geographic Information Science and Cartography8
Finance, General7
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General6
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse6
International Business & Trade & Commerce5
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication5
Environmental Biology4
Graphic Design4
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other3
Chemistry, General3
Mathematics, General3
Business & Commerce, General3
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General3
Physics, General2
Music, Other2
Journalism, Other2
Nuclear Medical Technology & Technologist2
Social Science Teacher Education2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other2
Fine & Studio Arts, General2
History, General2
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other2
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer2
Human Services, General2
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies2
Spanish Language and Literature1
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics1
Music Performance, General1
Public Health, General1
Spanish Language Teacher Education1
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education1
Computer Science1
Dramatic & Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other1
Industrial Technology & Technician1
International & Global Studies1
Dance, Other1
Lay Ministry1
Grand Total3271,29930
Graduation rate64%59%69%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%

General info

Alternative namesSMU
WikipediaSaint Mary's University of Minnesota
MottoVirtus et Scientia
Virtue and Knowledge
Colorsred, white, navy
Academic CalendarAugust to May
Total FTE staff617
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address700 Terrace Heights
Winona, Minnesota, 55987-1399
United States
City population28,000
Fax+1 (507) 457 6917

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