St. Mary's College of Maryland

St. Mary's City, MD
location
Public
type
Rural
setting
57%
43%
student ratio
1,771
total students
$11,195 | $26,045
in-state | out-of-state tuition
February 15
fall application deadline
78%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
580
sat math
593
sat reading
597
sat writing
27
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • Asian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Foreign Languages and Literatures
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Biological and Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Public Policy Analysis
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

78% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,874
    • Accepted1,478
    • Acceptance Rate78%
    • Enrolled1,771
    • Female Applicants1,110
    • Females Accepted867
    • Female Acceptance Rate78%
    • Male Applicants764
    • Males Accepted611
    • Male Acceptance Rate79%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      Prospective students should apply online through the Common Application
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.39
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen February 15th March 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan November 25th November 25th --
    • Other early decision plan December 1st December 25th --
    • Transfer April 1st May 1st --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 593 574 650
    • SAT Math 580 530 633
    • SAT Writing 597 515 640
    • ACT Composite 27 23 28
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$11,195
    • Out-of-state tuition *$26,045
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$2,629.00
    • Room and board *$11,930.00
    • Room only *$6,770.00
    • * 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 offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,771
    • Male Student Percentage43%
    • Female Student Percentage57%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino7.17%
    • Black or African American7.85%
    • White or Caucasian72.67%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.34%
    • Asian2.99%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races4.63%
    • Unknown2.82%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout1.52% representing 22 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students9% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing, Cooperative housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 82%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Crew, Acappella groups, SEAC (Student Environmental Action Coalition), Dance Club, Outdoors Club
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes Yes No
    • Baseball No Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading No Yes No
    • Crew No Division C No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Fencing No Division C No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Lacrosse Yes Division 3 No
    • Rock climbing No Division C No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Sailing No Yes No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming No Division 3 No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes Yes No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading No Yes No
    • Crew No Division C No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Fencing No Division C No
    • Field hockey No Division 3 No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Lacrosse Yes Division 3 No
    • Rock climbing No Division C No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Sailing No Yes No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming No Division 3 No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty214
    • Full-time Percentage66%
    • Part-time Percentage34%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio10:1 or 1,730 students to 165 faculty

Location & Contact

18952 East Fisher Road
St. Mary's City, MD 20686-3001
USA

Mr.Gary Sherman

Vice-President of Enrollment Management & Dean of Admissions

Phone: 240-895-5000
Fax: 240-895-5001
Email: admissions@smcm.edu


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