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#4775 of 14,160In the World
#1269 of 2,624In North America
#1195 of 2,523In the United States
#4 of 14In North Dakota
#1 of 3In Bismarck

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
74%
Average SAT
1164
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$17,903 /y
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
2,523
Graduates
1,256
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

University of Mary Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate74%69%76%
Applicants1,376560816
Admissions1,012389623
Freshmen enrolled full time435171264

812 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

870 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
68 or 16%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1048
or below

75% of them
had 1280
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of Mary are 1048-1280 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
388 or 89%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of Mary are 21-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2879 (78%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown570 (15%)
Two or more races88 (2%)
Black or African American88 (2%)
Asian45 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native21 (0.6%)
Nonresident Alien8 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander6 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$17,903/year
Average aid awarded
$11,145
Students receiving aid
98%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$12,953
$30-48K$13,446
$48-75K$14,382
$75-110K$17,691
$110K+$20,641

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$17,350$16,740
Tuition in-state$17,350$16,740
Tuition out-of-state$17,350$16,740
Fee in-district$1,724$954
Fee in-state$1,724$954
Fee out-of-state$1,724$954

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,290
Combined charge for room and board$8,330
Room charge$3,550
Meal charge$4,780

University of Mary Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other48132
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse706
Occupational Therapy & Therapist53
Physical Therapy & Therapist48
Psychology, General35
Kinesiology and Exercise Science2114
Nursing Administration31
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision27
Counseling Psychology25
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing25
General Studies24
Elementary Education and Teaching23
Business Administration and Management, General21
Biology & Biological Sciences, General18
Athletic Training & Trainer17
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer16
Accounting16
Mass Communication & Media Studies15
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies15
Bioethics & Medical Ethics11
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist82
Secondary School Administration & Principalship10
Nursing Practice10
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management9
Computer and Information Sciences, General9
Theology & Theological Studies9
Special Education and Teaching, General9
Social Work8
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General8
Exercise Physiology8
Public Administration8
History, General7
Social Sciences, General16
Elementary and Middle School Administration & Principalship7
Project Management7
Finance, General6
English Language and Literature, General6
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General6
Nursing Education6
Health & Health Care Administration & Management5
History Teacher Education5
Marketing & Marketing Management, General5
Medical Informatics5
Early Childhood Education and Teaching4
Music Teacher Education4
Biology Teacher Education4
Information Resources Management4
Mathematics Teacher Education4
Christian Studies4
Educational Leadership and Administration, General4
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies3
English & Language Arts Teacher Education3
Organizational Leadership3
Mathematics, General3
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation3
Political Science and Government, General2
Social Science Teacher Education1
Spanish Language and Literature1
Music Performance, General1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching1
Philosophy1
Business & Corporate Communications1
Civil Engineering, General1
Religious & Sacred Music1
Business Teacher Education1
Reading Teacher Education1
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Autism1
Grand Total47338183
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate60%50%66%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
175
Citations
2,368

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
72 / 1,691
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
67 / 279
Psychology
33 / 873
Political Science
21 / 20
Business
18 / 69
Health Science
15 / 129
Biology
15 / 568
Healthcare Management (MHA)
11 / 75
Computer Science
11 / 713
Art & Design
10 / 44
Physical Therapy
10 / 101
Nursing
10 / 62
Psychiatry
9 / 198
Philosophy
9 / 1
Environmental Science
8 / 58
Social Psychology
8 / 133
Engineering
8 / 245
Economics
7 / 8
Sociology
7 / 46
Law
6 / 1
Demography
6 / 16
Communications and Public Relations
6 / 16
Family medicine
5 / 2
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
5 / 0
History
5 / 14
Political Economy
5 / 0
Critical Care Nursing
5 / 447
Cardiology
4 / 110
Ecology
4 / 16
Occupational Therapy
4 / 20
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
4 / 1
Public Policy / Administration
4 / 10
Clinical Psychology
3 / 23
Agricultural Science
3 / 42
Literature
3 / 1
Education Majors
3 / 4
Audiology
3 / 4
Structural Engineering
3 / 4
Criminology and Criminal Justice
3 / 88
Sports / Exercise science
3 / 13

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199005
199111
199208
1993210
1994010
1995117
1996223
1997136
1998436
1999242
2000035
2001333
2002340
2003227
2004131
2005268
2006689
20076122
20084139
20094112
20103118
20117112
20125144
20139147
20145153
201512146
20166111
201712109
20181075
201924105
202022117

Notable alumni

  1. Kevin Cramer

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    Kevin Cramer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Enrolled in the University of Mary
    In 2003 graduated with Master of Arts
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kevin John Cramer is an American politician who has served as the junior United States Senator for North Dakota since 2019. A member of the Republican Party, he represented North Dakota's at-large congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 2013 to 2019.

  2. Tim Miles

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    Tim Miles
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    basketball coach
    Biography

    Timothy Sean Miles is an American college basketball coach who is the current head coach of the San Jose State Spartans men's basketball team. Miles previously served as the head coach two small colleges and North Dakota State University, Colorado State University and the University of Nebraska. Miles is a graduate of the University of Mary.

  3. Mary Wakefield

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    Mary Wakefield
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    nurse
    Biography

    Mary Wakefield is an American nurse and health care administrator, who served in the Obama administration as acting United States Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services from 2015 to 2017, and as head of the Health Resources and Services Administration from 2009 to 2015.

General info

Alternative namesUMary
Marauders
Founded1959
MottoAmerica's Leadership University
Academic CalendarAugust to April. Also Summer Session (June - July); and May Term
Total FTE staff470
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address7500 University Dr
Bismarck, North Dakota, 58504
United States
City population61,000
Phone7012557500
Fax+1 (701) 255 7687

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