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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

Saint Mary of the Woods, IN 4-Year Private

About Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is a private, religious school in an rural setting in Saint Mary of the Woods, Indiana. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College was founded in 1840 and now enrolls around 1,099 students a year, including 761 undergrads.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College offers housing for up to 0 students. Most students live off campus,.

There are 7 undergraduate students for every full-time Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College professor.

2021 Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 71%
Average GPA 3.3
Mean ACT score 20
Mean SAT score 1022
Tuition $29,950

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Acceptance Rate 2021

It is slightly difficult to get into Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. Around 71% of applicants get into Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College each year. Last year, 657 students applied to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and 468 were admitted.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Waitlist

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

How Do I Get Into Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College?

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is considered slightly difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, applicants must submit the following items.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0 1
Other Requirements official transcripts from all previous institutions for transfers; proof of RN license, valid driver's license, and background check for RN-to-BSN program; background check and Praxis II scores for teacher licensure
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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Average GPA and Test Scores

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.3 /4.0. Admitted students have a mean score of 1022 on the SAT. The mean ACT score for Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College students is 20.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.

Is Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Test Optional?

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 58% submitted the SAT. 20% submitted the ACT.

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Dorms at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

Yes! Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College provides on-campus housing for students.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.

Financial Aid at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $34,490 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, around 69% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 81 students who started at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College as first-time freshman, 33 graduate within four years.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 52%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

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.

Based on this information, how does Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College a good school for you?

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Where is Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Located?

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is located in the rural setting of Saint Mary of the Woods, Indiana, less than an hour from Indianapolis.

If you want to see Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 70 to Saint Mary of the Woods, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Indianapolis International.

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College Info

1 St Mary of Woods Coll Saint Mary of the Woods, IN 47876

Campus Setting: Rural

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is Continuous processing.

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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College ACT Scores


ACT Range

16 - 23

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is 20. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

950 - 1120


Math SAT Range

470 - 540


Reading SAT Range

470 - 570

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1120 and Above


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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College students is 1022. Applicants with SAT scores of 1120 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, while applicants with SAT scores between 950 to 1120 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 950 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is like? There are approximately 1,099 students enrolled at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, including 761 undergraduate students and 338 graduate students. 80% percent of students attend school full-time, 74% percent are from IN and 26% percent of students are from other states.


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