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College of Saint Mary Overview

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

What Is College of Saint Mary Known For?

188 Undergraduate Awards
$23,339 Avg Cost After Aid
56% Acceptance Rate
  • Saint Mary has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Saint Mary.
  • In 2017-2018, 97% of the faculty were full-time.
  • It takes the average Saint Mary student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

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College of Saint Mary Rankings

According to our 2021 analysis, Saint Mary is ranked #447 out of 2,320 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

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.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Saint Mary.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#15 Best Value Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Most Popular Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#73 Best Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Saint Mary has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#8 Best Value Colleges for Health Professions College Factual
#45 Best Value Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#102 Best Colleges for Health Professions College Factual
#105 Best Health Professions Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#193 Best Healthcare Schools Healthcare Degree Search

Where Is College of Saint Mary?

Location of 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
Website: WWW.CSM.EDU
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CSM.Omaha
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CSM_Omaha

How Do I Get Into Saint Mary?

You can apply to Saint Mary online at: https://selfservice.csm.edu/selfservice/Admissions/ApplicationSelectEnabledForm.aspx

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?

56% Acceptance Rate
100% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 56%, Saint Mary does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Can I Afford College of Saint Mary?

$23,339 Net Price
50% Take Out Loans
6.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Saint Mary is $23,339. 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 Saint Mary, approximately 50% of students took out student loans averaging $5,829 a year. That adds up to $23,316 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Saint Mary is 6.3%. 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.

College of Saint Mary Undergraduate Student Diversity

774 Full-Time Undergraduates
100% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 808 undergraduate students at Saint Mary, with 774 being full-time and 34 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Saint Mary

There are also 242 graduate students at the school.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Saint Mary Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 24
Black or African American 57
Hispanic or Latino 72
White 540
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 77

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

48 Took All Classes Online
449 Took At Least One Class Online
233.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 449 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.

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This school is the 23rd most popular in Nebraska for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Saint Mary

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at College of Saint Mary was 233.6%. This is the #226 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Saint Mary regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Saint Mary ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Saint Mary.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Educational Administration #14
Education #38

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 Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 47 0 48 0 95
Nursing 0 0 0 53 0 4 0 57
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 2 0 10 0 32 0 44
Allied Health Professions 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 25
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 20
Business Administration & Management 0 2 0 3 0 13 0 18
General Biology 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 10
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 9
General Psychology 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 9
Legal Support Services 0 1 0 4 3 0 0 8
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 7
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 6
Health & Physical Education 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 5
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Educational Administration 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Chemistry 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Special Education 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Computer Systems Networking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
General Education 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
General English Literature 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mathematics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
General Physical Sciences 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 4 5 20 159 3 133 6 330

References

*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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