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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Saint Mary of the Woods, Indiana. SMWC is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.

$29,066 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
71% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College?


Contact details for SMWC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1 St Mary Of Woods Coll, Saint Mary of the Woods, IN 47876-1099
Phone: 812-535-5151

How Do I Get Into SMWC?

You can apply to SMWC online at:

Admission Requirements for SMWC

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into SMWC?

71% Acceptance Rate
77% Of Accepted Are Women
61% Submit SAT Scores
SMWC has an acceptance rate of 71%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 23% of accepted students are men and 77% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 71%, and the acceptance rate for women is 71%.

Average Test Scores

About 61% of students accepted to SMWC submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 570. Math scores were between 470 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College  ( 470 to 570 )

SAT Math Scores for Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College  ( 470 to 540 )
SMWC received ACT scores from 21% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 13 and 22. Math scores were between 16 and 21. Composite scores were between 16 and 23.

ACT English Scores for Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College  ( 13 to 22 )
ACT Math Scores for Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College  ( 16 to 21 )
ACT Composite Scores for Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College  ( 16 to 23 )

Can I Afford Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College?

$29,066 Net Price
76% Take Out Loans
8.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of SMWC is $29,066. 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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At SMWC, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $5,469 a year. That adds up to $21,876 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at SMWC is 8.6%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Undergraduate Student Diversity

606 Full-Time Undergraduates
83% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 761 undergraduate students at SMWC, with 606 being full-time and 155 being part-time.


There are also 338 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 606 full-time undergraduates at SMWC, 17% are male and 83% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 37
Hispanic or Latino 45
White 485
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 35

Geographic Diversity

Indiana students aren't the only ones who study at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. At this time, 5 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 8 countries are represented at SMWC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Taiwan, China, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

602 Took All Classes Online
767 Took At Least One Class Online
19.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 14 bachelor’s degree and 1 master’s degree programs available online at SMWC. In 2019-2020, 767 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 17th most popular in Indiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of SMWC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College was 19.9%. This is the #469 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at SMWC 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%.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Nursing Concentrations

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

Registered Nursing 0


*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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