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College of Saint Mary is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Omaha, Nebraska. The location of Saint Mary is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

10 Undergraduate Degrees
$23,302 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
50% Acceptance Rate

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College of Saint Mary Rankings

Saint Mary is ranked #289 out of 1,672 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2022 Best Colleges list. Out of the 11 colleges in Nebraska, it is ranked at #3.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Saint Mary has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

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Where Is College of Saint Mary?


Contact details for Saint Mary are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7000 Mercy Rd., Omaha, NE 68106
Phone: 402-399-2400

How Do I Get Into Saint Mary?

You can apply to Saint Mary online at:

Admission Requirements for Saint Mary

Submission Required?
High School GPA recommended
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript recommended
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Saint Mary?

50% Acceptance Rate
100% Of Accepted Are Women
Saint Mary has an acceptance rate of 50%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Can I Afford College of Saint Mary?

$23,302 Net Price
57% Take Out Loans
3.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Saint Mary is $23,302. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Saint Mary, approximately 57% of students took out student loans averaging $5,873 a year. That adds up to $23,492 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Saint Mary is 3.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

College of Saint Mary Undergraduate Student Diversity

659 Full-Time Undergraduates
100% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 680 undergraduate students at Saint Mary, with 659 being full-time and 21 being part-time.


There are also 344 graduate students at the school.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of College of Saint Mary students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 16
Black or African American 47
Hispanic or Latino 91
White 433
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 68

Geographic Diversity

Nebraska students aren't the only ones who study at College of Saint Mary. At this time, 12 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 7 countries are represented at Saint Mary. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, Canada, and Côte d’Ivoire.

Online Learning at College of Saint Mary

68 Took All Classes Online
576 Took At Least One Class Online
93.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 576 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Saint Mary has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Saint Mary

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at College of Saint Mary was 93.1%. This is the #244 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Saint Mary regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

College of Saint Mary Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 10 10
Registered Nursing 0 0
TOTAL 10 10


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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