1,625
Students
Financial aid thermometer
35,934
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
81
81%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Saint Mary's College is a Comprehensive institution located in Notre Dame, IN, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Notre Dame, IN  46556
United States
Contact Sarah Dvorak
Director of Admission
Email: sdvorak@saintmarys.edu
Phone: 574-284-4587
Fax: 574-284-4841

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,771
Applied
1,446
Accepted
1,625
Enrolled
82%
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Female Admissions

1,771
Females Applied
1,446
Females Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.7
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: 16 high school academic units, minimum two years of study of the same foreign language

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 15th Not reported Yes
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 25 22 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

41,380
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Fees

840
Full-time student fees
12,580
Room & board
7,800
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

35,934
Avg. Financial Aid Package
34,444
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,647
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
6,737
Avg. Loan Aid
15,305
Avg. Grant Aid
29,333
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
86%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,625
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.02%
Black or African American 2.03%
White or Caucasian 75.32%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.12%
Asian 2.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 3.08%
Other 4.74%

Gender

Male (1.23%)
Female (98.77%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 86%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Back to School Dance, All School Formal and Diverse Student Leadership Conference

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek sororities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Dance Marathon, Class Boards, Residence Hall Association and Student Diversity Board

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball No No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Golf No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Soccer No No No
Softball No No No
Tennis No No No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

210
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 140
Part-time - 70
Male - 69
Female - 141