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Saint Mary's College Stats, Info and Facts

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1,603 Students

N/A Admitted

  • 1,637 full time
  • 13 part time
  • 0 men full time
  • 1,540 women full time
  • 1,453 applied
  • 1,220 admitted
  • 393 enrolled

1,531 Undergraduates

$39,980 Tuition/Year

  • 19 Non-Degree
  • $39,980 in state
  • $820 fees
  • $12,580 room & board
  • $1,100 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Great Lakes Large suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Julie from Chicago, IL
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  • Saint Marys, is a wonderful liberal arts college, ranked among the best in the country! I love it here! Saint Marys has an amazing atmosphere to be in and around.…

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  • Shelby from Phoenix, AZ
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  • Saint Mary's College is an excellent school, it has a welcoming environment and provides wonderful education by friendly professors. I am very happy in choosing this school because it provides…

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  • Class of 2015
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  • A very warm and supportive atmosphere. A small campus, with very involved faculty and a close community. Comes with most of the benefits of the larger school, Notre Dame, across…

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  • Brianna from Beloit, WI
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  • Saint Mary's College is a beautiful all-women's Catholic college located across the street for Notre Dame University and next door to Holy Cross College. There are currently around 1600 students,…

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Mission Statement

Saint Mary's College is a Catholic, residential, women's college in the liberal arts tradition. A pioneer in the education of women, the College is an academic community where women develop their talents and prepare to make a difference in the world. Founded by the Sisters of the Holy Cross in 1844, Saint Mary's promotes a life of intellectual vigor, aesthetic appreciation, religious sensibility, and social responsibility. All members of the College remain faithful to this mission and continually assess their response to the complex needs and challenges of the contemporary world.

Saint Mary's College
  • Located in Notre Dame, IN
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 1,603 students enrolled
  • - admitted
  • $39,980 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Nicole from Lemont, IL
  • I am a current student here

    I really enjoy being at SMC. Everyone is always nice and there's a really good atmosphere here. It's like a sisterhood.

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  • 5
  • Adrienna from Holland, MI
  • I am a current student here

    Although I do get homesick every now and then, Saint Mary's really does feel like a second home. The young women you begin to call your friends act just like your sisters. We say that Saint Mary's is just a big sorority and we really mean it. From the teachers to the student body you never feel out of place.

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  • 5
  • Jillian from Saint John, IN
  • I am a current student here

    I love being in South Bend. Saint Mary's offers a variety of activities to get involved and meet new people. I can honestly say that I have made some great friends. The unique clubs, activities, and organizations provide something for everyone to enjoy. I was also lucky to find a job on campus that allowed me to make great friends. Furthermore, the close proximity of Notre Dame contributes to the social scene.

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  • 4
  • Allison from Battle Creek, MI
  • I am a current student here

    Not only are the professors excellent, but the students are wonderful. It is an all girl school and here we are all sisters. And life couldn't be better than having the best of both worlds with Notre Dame right across the street. St. Mary's has many programs available, but if something doesn't catch one's eye she can always go over to Notre Dame where St. Mary's students are more than welcome. Life on, and off campus, is really enjoyable. I am a St. Mary's Woman and I am loving it.

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