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Located in Notre Dame, Indiana, Saint Mary's College is a private not-for-profit institution. The suburban atmosphere of Notre Dame makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

39 Undergraduate Degrees
1 Graduate Degrees
$33,400 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
78% Acceptance Rate

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards St. Mary's College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#97 Best Value Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#137 Best Colleges for the Money College Factual
#170 Best Colleges College Factual

Where Is Saint Mary’s College?

Location of Saint Mary's College

Contact details for St. Mary's College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 133 Le Mans Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: 574-284-4000

How Do I Get Into St. Mary’s College?

You can apply to St. Mary’s College online at:

Admission Requirements for St. Mary’s College

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into St. Mary’s College?

78% Acceptance Rate
100% Of Accepted Are Women
54% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 78%, St. Mary's College may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Average Test Scores

About 54% of students accepted to St. Mary's College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 630. Math scores were between 500 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Saint Mary's College  ( 530 to 630 )

SAT Math Scores for Saint Mary's College  ( 500 to 620 )
St. Mary's College received ACT scores from 67% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 23 and 30. Math scores were between 22 and 28. Composite scores were between 23 and 29.

ACT English Scores for Saint Mary's College  ( 23 to 30 )
ACT Math Scores for Saint Mary's College  ( 22 to 28 )
ACT Composite Scores for Saint Mary's College  ( 23 to 29 )

Can I Afford Saint Mary’s College?

$33,400 Net Price
67% Take Out Loans
2.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of St. Mary's College is $33,400. 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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At St. Mary's College, approximately 67% of students took out student loans averaging $8,425 a year. That adds up to $33,700 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at St. Mary's College is 2.0%. 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.

Saint Mary’s College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,421 Full-Time Undergraduates
100% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,452 undergraduate students at St. Mary's College, with 1,421 being full-time and 31 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  St. Mary's College

There are also 128 graduate students at the school.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of St. Mary's College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 25
Black or African American 30
Hispanic or Latino 209
White 1,066
International Students 14
Other Races/Ethnicities 77

Geographic Diversity

Indiana students aren't the only ones who study at Saint Mary's College. At this time, 33 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 14 countries are represented at St. Mary's College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Japan, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Saint Mary’s College

65 Took All Classes Online
68 Took At Least One Class Online
378.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 68 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at St. Mary's College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 21st most popular in Indiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of St. Mary’s College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Saint Mary's College was 378.2%. This is the #87 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at St. Mary's College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of St. Mary's College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Nursing 5%

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’s College Nursing Concentrations

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

Major Bachelor’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 39 0 39
Nursing Practice 0 1 1
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 0 0
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing 0 0 0
TOTAL 39 1 40


*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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