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Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Certificates, Diplomas, Bachelor&Apos;S, Master&Apos;S, Doctoral, Post-Master&Apos;S, Postbachelor&Apos;S, And First Professional Certificates
Biological And Biomedical Sciencesbiochemistry; Biology/Biological Sciences; Environmental Biologybusiness, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Servicesaccounting; Actuarial Science; Business, Management, And Marketing Related; Entrepreneurship; Finance; Human Resources Management; International Business/Trade/Commerce; Marketing/Marketing Managementcommunication, Journalism, And Related Programsjournalism; Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Relatedcommunications Technologies/Technicians And Support Servicesdesktop Publishing And Digital Imaging Designcomputer And Information Sciences And Support Servicescomputer Scienceeducationbiology Teacher Education; Chemistry Teacher Education; Education Related; Elementary Education; English/Language Arts Teacher Education; Mathematics Teacher Education; Music Teacher Education; Physics Teacher Education; Social Science Teacher Education; Spanish Language Teacher Educationengineeringengineering Physics/Applied Physicsenglish Language And Literature/Lettersenglish Language And Literature Related; Literatureforeign Languages, Literatures, And Linguisticsspanishhealth Professions And Related Programsclinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology; Cytotechnology; Nuclear Medical Technology; Pre-Physical Therapyhistoryhistory; History Relatedhomeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Servicescorrections And Criminal Justice Relatedmathematics And Statisticsmathematicsmulti/Interdisciplinary Studiesinternational/Global Studiesphilosophy And Religious Studieschristian Studies; Philosophyphysical Scienceschemistry; Physics; Physics Relatedpsychologypsychologypublic Administration And Social Service Professionshuman Servicessocial Sciencespolitical Science And Government Related; Social Sciences; Sociologytheology And Religious Vocationslay Ministry; Religious Education; Theologyvisual And Performing Artsdramatic/Theater Arts; Fine/Studio Arts; Graphic Design; Music; Music Performance; Music Related


Admission: 1,704 applied; 1,346 admitted; 328 enrolled Average high school GPA: 3.21

Test Scores:

Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred entrance
Application fee: $25
Required: essay or personal statement, high school transcript, minimum 2.5 GPA
Required for some: interview
Recommended: 2 letters of recommendation
Application deadline: 5/1 (freshmen), rolling (transfers)
Notification: continuous (freshmen), continuous (transfers)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNot Reported
    • Tuition pre-payment planNot Reported
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

Undergraduate Student Population
1,985 Undergraduate Students, 53% Women, 47% Men, 8% Transferred In
Minority Breakdown
5% Black Or African American Non-Hispanic/Latino, 2% Asian, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 5% Hispanic/Latino, 0.1% American Indian Or Alaska Native, Non-Hispanic/Latino , 0.1% Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 0.3% Two Or More Races, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 30% Race/Ethnicity Unknown
International Population
2% Representing 18 Other Countries
Housing Info
88% Live On Campus

Campus Life

On-Campus Residence Required Through Sophomore Year
Coed, Men-Only, Women-Only, Disabled Students, Campus Housing Is University Owned. Freshman Campus Housing Is Guaranteed
Drama/Theater Group, Student-Run Newspaper, Radio Station, Choral Group, Student Activity Committee, PR Business Club, Serving Others United In Love (Soul) - Mission Trips, Colleges Against Cancer, Club Hockey, National Fraternities, National Sororities
Most popular organizations
Student Activity Committee, PR Business Club, Serving Others United In Love (Soul) - Mission Trips, Colleges Against Cancer, Club Hockey
Campus security
24-Hour Emergency Response Devices And Patrols, Late-Night Transport/Escort Service, Controlled Dormitory Access
Student services
Health Clinic, Personal/Psychological Counseling
Academic Programs
Special Study Options: Academic Remediation For Entering Students, Accelerated Degree Program, Adult/Continuing Education Programs, Advanced Placement Credit, Cooperative Education, Distance Learning, Double Majors, English As A Second Language, Honors Programs, Independent Study, Internships, Off-Campus Study, Part-Time Degree Program, Services For LD Students, Student-Designed Majors, Study Abroad, Summer Session For Creditrotc: Army (C)School Calendar: Semesters


Member:Ncaadivision:All Division III


Total: 555Full-Time: 19% Full-Timestudent/Faculty Ratio: 16 :1

Financial Aid

Costs (2013&-14)
Comprehensive fee:$37,015 includes full-time tuition ($28,790), mandatory fees ($525), and room and board ($7700). Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition: $960 per credit. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load
Required fees:$525 per year part-time
Room and board:college room only: $4310. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility
Payment plan:installment
Waivers:employees or children of employees

Financial Aid
Of all full-time matriculated undergraduates who enrolled in 2013,1,070 applied for aid, 981 were judged to have need, 206 had their need fully met. 130 Federal Work-Study jobs (averaging $1728). 222 state and other part-time jobs (averaging $1803)
In 2013,239 non-need-based awards were made
Average percent of need met:77%
Average financial aid package:$22,086
Average need-based loan:$5040
Average need-based gift aid:$17,620
Average non-need-based aid:$12,110
Average indebtedness upon graduation:$34,215

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