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Colleges / University of Saint Mary

About University of Saint Mary

University of Saint Mary is a private, religious school that was founded in 1923. It is moderately difficult to get into University of Saint Mary. The institution enrolls around 1,229 students a year, including 810 undergrads.

University of Saint Mary does not offer early action and does not offer early decision.

University of Saint Mary Acceptance Rate 2021

In 2021, University of Saint Mary accepted 84% of applicants. Out of 699 applications received in 2021, 587 students were offered admission .

University of Saint Mary Application Deadlines

Early Admissions at University of Saint Mary

University of Saint Mary does not offer early decision. University of Saint Mary does not offer early action.

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 84%
Average GPA 3.2
Mean ACT score 20
Mean SAT score 963
Tuition $30,580

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to University of Saint Mary.

Financial Aid at University of Saint Mary

University of Saint Mary meets 68.7% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $22,229 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 early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do..

Dorms at University of Saint Mary

University of Saint Mary offers housing for up to 325 students.

Most University of Saint Mary students live off campus.

The most popular organizations for University of Saint Mary students to join are Campus Activities Board, Spanish Club and Journalism Communication Club. Family Weekend, Founders Day, and and Spring Honors Convocation are the best-attended events on campus.

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

GPA and Test Scores for University of Saint Mary

University of Saint Mary is considered moderately difficult to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities, recommendations and essays. The average high school GPA for a student at University of Saint Mary is 3.2 on a 4.0 scale. Admitted students have a mean score of 963 on the SAT. The mean ACT scores is 20.

Is University of Saint Mary Test Optional?

University of Saint Mary is a test optional school. 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, 37% submitted the SAT. 66% submitted the ACT.


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University of Saint Mary Waitlist

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

Is University of Saint Mary a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Saint Mary

About 66% of students who start at University of Saint Mary come back for their second year of college. Out of the 107 students who started at University of Saint Mary as first-time freshman, 41 graduate within four years.

University of Saint Mary's six-year graduation for undergrads is 56%. 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 Outcomes and Debt for University of Saint Mary Grads

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $26,638 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does University of Saint Mary sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is University of Saint Mary a good school for you?

How Big is the Endowment for University of Saint Mary?

University of Saint Mary's endowment was valued at $21,800,000 in 2021. The school spends $7,245 for each full-time student enrolled.

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Where is University of Saint Mary?

University of Saint Mary is located in the small town setting of Leavenworth, Kansas, less than an hour from Kansas City.

If you want to see University of Saint Mary for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 7/73 to Leavenworth, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Kansas City International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what University of Saint Mary and Leavenworth are like without leaving home.

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College Info

4100 South Fourth Street Trafficway 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.

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

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University of Saint Mary ACT Scores

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ACT Range

17 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above

Good

17 to 23

Avg

17 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Saint Mary is 20. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Saint Mary. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

University of Saint Mary SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

860 - 1050

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Math SAT Range

430 - 530

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Reading SAT Range

440 - 530

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1050 and Above

Good

860 to 1050

Avg

860 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for University of Saint Mary students is 963. Applicants with SAT scores of 1050 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Saint Mary, while applicants with SAT scores between 860 to 1050 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 860 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Saint Mary.

University of Saint Mary Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$39,940

In State

$39,940

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$30,580
$30,580
Fees
$1,050
$1,050
Housing
$8,310
$8,310
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Saint Mary is like? There are approximately 1,229 students enrolled at University of Saint Mary, including 810 undergraduate students and 419 graduate students. 90% percent of students attend school full-time, 47% percent are from KS and 53% percent of students are from other states.

90%

Full Time

10%

Part Time

47%

In State

53%

Out-of-State

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,229

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

84%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$31,630

Out-of-State

$31,630

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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