St. Mary’s Ranks Best in San Antonio in Return on College Investment

St. Mary’s University ranks first among San Antonio area colleges and 12th among Texas institutions in return on investment (ROI).

Affordable Colleges Online analyzed 452 Texas colleges, both public and private, by balancing tuition with lifelong earning potential.

The ranking methodology used wage information from PayScale’s 2013 College Earnings Report as well as statistics from the Integrated Post-Secondary Education Data System (IPEDS), National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and the Carnegie Foundation.

PayScale recently ranked our graduates’ salary potential ninth of 157 Central South institutions. Our tuition is priced below the national average for four-year private schools.

St. Mary’s University repeatedly has been nationally recognized for its commitment to service and community engagement. The Carnegie Foundation has given St. Mary’s its prestigious Community Engagement Classification, and St. Mary’s has received the Presidential Award from the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition for service in higher education. St. Mary’s University is a Catholic and Marianist university with a tradition of academic excellence.