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About College of Saint Mary

College of Saint Mary is a private, religous school located in the urban setting of Omaha, NE.

Founded in 1923, College of Saint Mary currently enrolls around 1,024 students a year, including 680 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $21,762,009. For each full-time student, College of Saint Mary spends about $9,976.

2021 Admissions Facts About College of Saint Mary

Acceptance rate: 52%

Average GPA: 3.4

Does not offer early decision.

Doesn't offer early action.

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College of Saint Mary Acceptance Rate 2021

Admission to College of Saint Mary is slightly difficult. Around 52 percent of all applicants to College of Saint Mary are accepted each year. In 2021, College of Saint Mary admitted 223 of the 428 people who applied.

The average high school GPA for a student at College of Saint Mary is 3.4 out of 4.0.

College of Saint Mary reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is College of Saint Mary a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at College of Saint Mary, around 77 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 69 students who started at College of Saint Mary as first-time freshman, 36 graduate within four years.

College of Saint Mary's six-year graduation for undergrads is 59 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 92 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Recent grads have an average starting salary of $39,650 a year. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $29,397 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does College of Saint Mary sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is College of Saint Mary a good school for YOU?

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College Info

7000 Mercy Road Omaha, NE 68106

Campus Setting: Urban

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