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Consumer Information

HEOA sec. 488 and HEA sec. 485a Consumer Information*

Consumer Information PDF – 2009 cohort
Consumer Information PDF – 2007-2008 cohorts

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St. Mary’s University, presents this information in good faith and in compliance of the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) sect. 488 and Higher Education Act (HEA) sect. 485a. Information is posted for consumer use. Student Right-to-Know rates are based on students completing a bachelor’s degree. Additionally, to protect the confidentiality of students, counts in the “Race/Ethnicity” category were suppressed if 5 or less.

Common Data Set

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2017 Common Data Set (PDF)

Quick Facts about St. Mary’s University – 2017-2018

Quick facts
Total Full Time Part Time Men Women
Undergraduate 2,327 2,228 99 1,059 1,268
Graduate – Master’s 419 206 213 196 223
Graduate – Ph.D. 74 16 58 20 54
Law 829 628 201 425 404
Total 3,649 3,078 571 1,700 1,949

Undergraduate student-to-teacher ratio: 11:1
Undergraduate FTE: 2,228

Undergraduate Admission

Undergraduate admission
First-time Freshmen
Number of Applications 4,468
Number Offered Admission 3,572
Number Enrolled 643
Acceptance Rate 80%
Yield Rate 18%
Median SAT Verbal 510
Mean SAT Verbal 519
Median SAT Math 560
Mean SAT Math 566
Median ACT 22
Mean ACT 23

Undergraduate Graduation Rates

Undergraduate graduation rates
Mean Six-Year Graduation Rates of First-Time Freshmen (2011 Cohorts)
Graduated within four years 47%
Graduated within five years 60.1%
Graduated within six years 63%

Degrees Awarded 2016-2017

Degrees awarded 2016-2017
Bachelor’s 502
Master’s 213
Ph.D. 4
Law 194
Post-bachelor’s Certificates 5

Undergraduates Living on Campus

Undergraduates living on campus
Headcount % of Total Living on Campus
First-time Freshmen 456 71%
Undergraduate 1,308 56%

Top Three Majors

Top three majors
Undergraduate Major Headcount % of Undergraduate Enrollment
Biology 321 13.8%
Psychology 150 6.4%
Exercise and Sports Science 132 5.7%


School Full-time Part-time
Greehey School of Business 26 7
Humanities and Social Sciences 69 83
Science, Engineering and Technology 52 27
Graduate Programs 14 23
Law 58 26
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