St Mary's College of Maryland: Statistics

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#756 of 2,624In North America
#693 of 2,523In the United States
#16 of 34In Maryland
#813 of 1,003For Theology / Divinity / Religious studies

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
84%
Average SAT
1175
Average ACT
25
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
1,491
Graduates
22
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
smcm.edu

St Mary's College of Maryland Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate84%80%87%
Applicants1,621650971
Admissions1,366521845
Freshmen enrolled full time320124196

23 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
279 or 87%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1060
or below

75% of them
had 1290
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the St Mary's College of Maryland are 1060-1290 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
70 or 22%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the St Mary's College of Maryland are 21-29 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1063 (70%)
Black or African American151 (10%)
Hispanic98 (6%)
Two or more races84 (6%)
Asian64 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown34 (2%)
Nonresident Alien15 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,453
Students receiving aid
95%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$12,116$16,530
Tuition in-state$12,116$16,530
Tuition out-of-state$28,192$16,530
Fee in-district$3,008$4,706
Fee in-state$3,008$4,706
Fee out-of-state$3,008$4,706

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,507
Combined charge for room and board$14,065
Room charge$7,850
Meal charge$6,215

St Mary's College of Maryland Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Psychology, General50
Biology & Biological Sciences, General44
English Language and Literature, General35
Economics, General34
Education, General29
History, General28
Environmental Studies25
Political Science and Government, General23
Mathematics, General17
Biochemistry16
Fine & Studio Arts, General15
Computer and Information Sciences, General13
Chemistry, General13
Anthropology12
Physics, General10
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General10
Philosophy10
Public Policy Analysis, General8
Sociology7
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General7
Music, General5
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other4
Art History, Criticism and Conservation4
Asian Studies & Civilization1
Biological and Physical Sciences1
Grand Total39229
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate77%76%77%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%

Publications & Citations

Publications
979
Citations
22,282

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
371 / 6,247
Psychology
223 / 7,626
Biology
134 / 3,852
Medicine
119 / 1,941
Computer Science
104 / 1,682
Art & Design
94 / 534
Sociology
86 / 2,812
Economics
77 / 1,182
Business
72 / 4,795
Environmental Science
72 / 2,429
Child Psychology
70 / 3,551
History
66 / 132
Mathematics
63 / 3,857
Political Science
58 / 198
Physics
58 / 745
Social Psychology
57 / 2,276
Engineering
57 / 3,350
Chemistry
45 / 467
Gender Studies
36 / 2,252
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
33 / 22
Math Teachers
32 / 630
Clinical Psychology
30 / 850
Ecology
30 / 1,140
Cognitive Science
29 / 437
Education Majors
29 / 479
Art History
26 / 13
Demography
26 / 725
Zoology
26 / 748
Classics and Ancient History
25 / 35
Optical Engineering
24 / 393
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
23 / 421
Health Science
23 / 233
Neuroscience
22 / 677
Media Studies
22 / 187
Creative Writing
20 / 207
Geography and Cartography
20 / 86
Political Economy
20 / 19
Botany
20 / 1,014
Special Education
19 / 561
Law
19 / 191

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990815
1991522
1992725
1993843
1994929
1995739
1996737
19971655
19981591
19999102
200016120
200122131
200212162
200331253
200424304
200523363
200634391
200738629
200828708
200940851
201050943
2011411142
2012401317
2013521419
2014471577
2015441758
2016361485
2017431571
2018511369
2019611720
2020712130

Notable alumni

  1. Paul Reed Smith

    Photo
    Paul Reed Smith
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    guitar makermusical instrument maker
    Biography

    Paul Reed Smith is a master luthier and the founder and owner of PRS Guitars, a high-end guitar maker.

  2. Brandon Scott

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    Brandon Scott
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Enrolled in the St Mary's College of Maryland
    In 2006 graduated with Bachelor of Arts in political science
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Brandon Scott is an American politician serving as the mayor of Baltimore, Maryland since 2020. He is the former president of the Baltimore City Council and was a candidate for lieutenant governor of Maryland in 2018, as well as a representative for Baltimore's second district. On May 6, 2019, Scott was elected to replace Jack Young as council president after Young succeeded Mayor Catherine Pugh. In September 2019, Scott announced his candidacy for mayor and won the June 2020 Democratic primary. Scott won the November 3 general election and took office on December 8, 2020.

  3. Ryan Grim

    Photo
    Ryan Grim
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    journalisttelevision producer
    Biography

    Ryan W. Grim is an American author and journalist. Grim was Washington, D.C. bureau chief for HuffPost and is the Washington, D.C. bureau chief for The Intercept. He is also a political commentator for The Young Turks, and appears frequently as a guest on The Majority Report with Sam Seder and Rising with Krystal & Saagar. His writings have appeared in several publications, including Rolling Stone, The Washington Post, and Politico. He is the author of This Is Your Country on Drugs and We've Got People. He cofounded Strong Arm Press, an independent progressive publishing house. He along with Emily Jashinsky have been co-hosts of the The Hill's Rising since June 1, 2021.

  4. Quentin Hillsman

    Photo
    Quentin Hillsman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    basketball coach
    Biography

    Quentin Jerome Hillsman is the head women's college basketball coach for the Syracuse Orange. He has held that position since 2006 and is only the fourth coach in the 40-year history of the program.

  5. Robert White

    Photo
    Robert White
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Robert C. White Jr. is an American attorney and politician from Washington, D.C., the United States capital. From 2008 to 2014, he was legislative counsel in the office of Eleanor Holmes Norton, the District of Columbia's Delegate to the United States House of Representatives. In 2014, he was an unsuccessful candidate for an at-large seat on the Council of the District of Columbia, placing fourth out of 16. He won the Democratic primary for the at-large seat in 2016, defeating 12-year incumbent Vincent Orange. After Orange resigned his seat, White was appointed to Orange's complete term, and sworn in on September 16, 2016. He won election to his seat in November 2016 with 217,834 votes, which counted for 38% of the total votes.

  6. David Fraser-Hidalgo

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    David Fraser-Hidalgo
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    David Fraser-Hidalgo is an Ecuadorian-born American politician and a member of the Maryland House of Delegates representing District 15 in Montgomery County, Maryland. Maryland's Legislative District 15 is Montgomery County's largest district both in terms of geographic area and population and includes Boyds, Clarksburg, Darnestown, Germantown, Poolesville, Potomac, Dickerson, Barnesville, Beallsville as well as parts of Gaithersburg, North Potomac, and Rockville. Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo was appointed to complete the term of Brian J. Feldman following Feldman's appointment to a Senate seat and has since been elected to his own full term.

  7. Matthew Schissler

    Photo
    Matthew Schissler
    Years
    20th Century
    Biography

    Matthew Schissler is an American business executive who has served in leadership roles in a number of privately and publicly held companies. He's most notable for having founded and managed Cord Blood America, Inc., a company specializing in the harvesting and storage of umbilical stem cells in the U.S. and worldwide. He is currently a private investor, participating in a multimillion-dollar portfolio through two separate funds, with an investment focus on micro-cap public companies exhibiting significant growth potential. Matthew Schissler is also the managing partner (as well as the founder) of Pyrenees Investments.

General info

Alternative namesSMCM
St. Mary's or SMCM
Founded1840
Colorsblue, gold, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff418
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, Maryland, 20686
United States
City population1,000
Phone2408952000
Fax+1 (240) 895 5001

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