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Colleges / University of Saint Mary

University of Saint Mary

Leavenworth, KS 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate82%

About University of Saint Mary

Find Your Way at the University of Saint Mary, a Catholic University in Leavenworth, Kansas, founded by the Sisters of Charity. USM specializes in health care education, with other strong programs across a variety of disciplines--including business, cybersecurity, teacher education, and more. USM focuses on results, success, and transformation for students.

University of Saint Mary is a private, religious university in the town of Leavenworth, Kansas. University of Saint Mary was founded in 1923. The university enrolls around 1,267 students per year, including 903 undergrad students.

University of Saint Mary Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Saint Mary. The acceptance rate at University of Saint Mary is 82%. Out of 1,475 applications received in 2022, 1,206 students were offered admission.

University of Saint Mary Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 82%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.3
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 4%

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University of Saint Mary is located in Leavenworth, Kansas, near Kansas City.

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College Info

4100 South Fourth Street Leavenworth, KS 66048-5082

Campus Setting: Small Town

University of Saint Mary Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Saint Mary is Continuous processing.

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University of Saint Mary SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

955 - 1095


Math SAT Range

470 - 518


Reading SAT Range

465 - 548

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1095 and Above


955 to 1095


955 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for University of Saint Mary students is 1004. Applicants with SAT scores of 1095 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Saint Mary, while applicants with SAT scores between 955 to 1095 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 955 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Saint Mary.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Saint Mary is like? There are approximately 1,267 students enrolled at University of Saint Mary, including 903 undergraduate students and 364 graduate students. 83% percent of students attend school full-time, 51% percent are from KS and 49% percent of students are from other states.


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