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Saint Mary's College Academics

Saint Mary's College requires a minimum of 128 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Saint Mary's College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Saint Mary's College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Saint Mary's College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 81% of students who start college at Saint Mary's College finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Saint Mary's College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Saint Mary's College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take At Saint Mary's College?

Saint Mary's College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students need to fulfull a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Saint Mary's College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Saint Mary's College

When choosing a major, Saint Mary's College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Saint Mary's College.

Student Designed Majors

Saint Mary's College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.

Double Majoring at Saint Mary's College

Saint Mary's College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.


Frequently Asked Questions About Saint Mary's College


Does Saint Mary's College Offer Learning Disability Services?

Check with Saint Mary's College directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Saint Mary's College Offer Online Classes?

✅ Saint Mary's College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Saint Mary's College Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Saint Mary's College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Saint Mary's College Have An Honors Program?

❌ Saint Mary's College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.

Does Saint Mary's College Require Internships?

✅ Saint Mary's College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


Additional Information About Saint Mary's College


Saint Mary's College Library

The main library on campus is the Cushwa-Leighton Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Saint Mary's College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Saint Mary's College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Saint Mary's College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Saint Mary's College has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Saint Mary's College include:

  • an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
  • a Navy ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
  • an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,581

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

82%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$48,010

Out-of-State

$48,010

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 15
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