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University of Saint Mary

Leavenworth, KS 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate81%
Acceptance Rate81%

University of Saint Mary Admissions

If you are applying to University of Saint Mary, the application fee is $25.

University of Saint Mary Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of University of Saint Mary's admissions stats.

University of Saint Mary 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 13%
Mean SAT Score 1015
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 6%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 53%
Waitlist No

University of Saint Mary Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for University of Saint Mary.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Applying Early to University of Saint Mary?


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

➡️ See a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.


More on University of Saint Mary Admissions


Transferring to University of Saint Mary

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to University of Saint Mary

University of Saint Mary has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does University of Saint Mary Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at University of Saint Mary

What does University of Saint Mary consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Class Rank Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Make sure to check with University of Saint Mary for more information on admission factors.

University of Saint Mary Application Requirements

To apply to University of Saint Mary, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with University of Saint Mary's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5

GPA and Testing


What GPA Do I Need To Get Into University of Saint Mary?

Students admitted to University of Saint Mary have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Out of all students that were admitted, 71.9% submitted a class rank. At University of Saint Mary 13% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 40% were in the top 25% and 75% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At University of Saint Mary, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 4.3%
3.75 and 3.99 19%
3.50 and 3.74 20.4%
3.25 and 3.49 18.2%
3.00 and 3.24 16.9%
2.50 and 2.9 19.9%
2.00 and 2.49 1.3%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to University of Saint Mary directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

University of Saint Mary considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

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

In 2022, 6% of University of Saint Mary's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 53% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for University of Saint Mary?

To be competitive with other University of Saint Mary applicants, you should aim to score between 955 and 1085 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of Saint Mary 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1085 and 25% of scored lower than 955, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a University of Saint Mary student is 1015.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Saint Mary students scored 545 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Saint Mary students scored 550 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for University of Saint Mary?

To be most competitive at University of Saint Mary, you should strive to earn between 16 and 22 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Saint Mary's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.

A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Saint Mary students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to University of Saint Mary

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of Saint Mary. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in University of Saint Mary during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term


University of Saint Mary Admissions FAQs


Can I defer my acceptance to University of Saint Mary?

❌ Students who are admitted to University of Saint Mary must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does University of Saint Mary accept transfer credits?

✅ University of Saint Mary accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Saint Mary accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Does University of Saint Mary accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ University of Saint Mary accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to University of Saint Mary?

❌ No, University of Saint Mary is test optional, so you can choose whether or not to send your ACT or SAT scores. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is University of Saint Mary's acceptance rate?

✅ University of Saint Mary's acceptance rate is 81%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of Saint Mary?

❌ University of Saint Mary does not offer early decision.

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University of Saint Mary Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

81%

How hard is it to get into University of Saint Mary? University of Saint Mary is a somewhat selective institution. The University of Saint Mary acceptance rate is 81%. This means that the institution accepts 80 out of every 100 applicants.

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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

University of Saint Mary ACT Scores

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ACT Range

16 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

22 and Above

Good

16 to 22

Avg

16 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 22 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Saint Mary. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 22 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.

University of Saint Mary SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

955 - 1085

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Math SAT Range

445 - 545

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Reading SAT Range

480 - 550

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1085 and Above

Good

955 to 1085

Avg

955 and Less

Low

SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for University of Saint Mary students is 1015. Applicants with SAT scores of 1085 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Saint Mary, while applicants with SAT scores between 955 to 1085 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.

University of Saint Mary GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.36

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At University of Saint Mary, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.36. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,280

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

81%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$32,540

Out-of-State

$32,540

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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