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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

Saint Mary of the Woods, IN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate71%
Acceptance Rate71%

About Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Overview

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is a private, religious school in a rural setting in Saint Mary of the Woods, Indiana. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College was founded in 1840 and now enrolls around 1,127 students per year year, which includes 793 undergrads. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College offers housing for students. The majority of students live on campus but first-year students are not required to live in the dorms.

Student Activities at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College's theater groups.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College on the Student Life page.

2022 Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 70%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 30%
Tuition $29,950
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $33,572

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

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how selective a university is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer idea of what Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College offers and if the school seems like a good choice for you.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is not difficult to get into Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. Around 70% of applicants get into Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College each year. Last year, 811 students applied to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and 571 were admitted.

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

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 74% of students who start at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College return for their second year of college. Around 61% of students who started at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

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

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $33,572 a year.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served 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.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.

Based on this information, is Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! 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?

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 are interested in seeing Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College for yourself, be sure to 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.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College ACT Scores


ACT Range

16 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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23 and Above


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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

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1120 and Above


950 to 1120


950 and Less


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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