St. Mary's University: Ranking & Review

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San Antonio
United States
Top 17%

St. Mary's University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate80%82%79%
Enrolled undergraduates643258385
Enrolled total (including graduate students)3,6491,7001,949

321 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

36 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores471
Percent of students submitting SAT scores73%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores287
Percent of students submitting ACT scores45%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
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

St. Mary's University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,790 and other expenses per full academic year.

St. Mary's University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,523 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$28,590$28,590
Fees for full-time undergraduates$710$710
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$890$890
Tuition for Full-time graduates$16,200$16,200
Fees for full-time graduates$690$690
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$900$900

Programs and Degrees

Legal Professions and Studies39194233
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services10228130
Social Sciences7836114
Biological and Biomedical Sciences4848
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies4040
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service3131
Health Professions and Related Programs29130
English Language and Literature & Letters23629
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services71825
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs16925
Mathematics and Statistics1313
Theology and Religious Vocations549
Public Administration and Social Service Professions88
Physical Sciences88
Visual and Performing Arts88
Natural Resources and Conservation77
Philosophy and Religious Studies44
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics33
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Grand Total483213198894

A total of 483 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at St. Mary's University.

At the master's and doctor's level 411 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate63%62%64%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Mission StatementSt. Mary's University, as a Catholic Marianist University, fosters the formation of people in faith and educates leaders for the common good through community, integrated liberal arts and professional education, and academic excellence. The St. Mary's University mission statement is a reflection of the Characteristics of Marianist Universities. There are five elements that characterize the Marianist approach to education: Educate for formation in faith Provide an integral quality education Educate in the family spirit Educate for service, justice and peace Educate for adaptation and change
Colorsgold, blue
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff720
Instructional FTE274
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

AddressOne Camino Santa Maria
San Antonio, Texas, 78228
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population1,437,000
Fax+1 (210) 431 6742

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