St. Mary’s University Overview
Located in San Antonio, Texas, St. Mary's University is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
What Is St. Mary’s University Known For?
- The highest award offered at St. Mary's is the doctor's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 61% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from St. Mary's makes roughly $46,600 a year. This is 14% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
- On average, it takes about 4.3 years for students from St. Mary's to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.
St. Mary’s University Rankings
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 St. Mary's.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards St. Mary's has earned from around the web.
|#34||Best Value Colleges for International Relations & National Security||College Factual|
|#66||Best Mental & Social Health Services Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#69||Best Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#142||Best Accounting Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#244||Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#266||Best Health Professions Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
Where Is St. Mary’s University?
Contact details for St. Mary's are given below.
|Address:||One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, TX 78228|
How Do I Get Into St. Mary’s?
You can apply to St. Mary’s online at: https://www.stmarytx.edu/admission/applying/
Admission Requirements for St. Mary’s
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into St. Mary’s?
Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 88%, and the acceptance rate for women is 84%.
Average Test Scores
About 82% of students accepted to St. Mary's submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 620. Math scores were between 500 and 600.
Can I Afford St. Mary’s University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At St. Mary's, approximately 65% of students took out student loans averaging $7,457 a year. That adds up to $29,828 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at St. Mary's is 5.8%. 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.
St. Mary’s University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,319 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,037 full-time undergraduates at St. Mary's, 43% are male and 57% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of St. Mary's University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||61|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,402|
Texas students aren't the only ones who study at St. Mary's University. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 54 countries are represented at St. Mary's. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, India, and Mexico.
Online Learning at St. Mary’s University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at St. Mary's has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 137th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of St. Mary’s
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at St. Mary's University was $27,160 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how St. Mary's is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|International Relations & National Security||#25||#22|
|Theology & Religious Vocations||#70||#70|
Online Growth Rankings of St. Mary’s
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at St. Mary's University was 1,319.0%. This is the #81 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at St. Mary's regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of St. Mary's majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||22%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at St. Mary's 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 St. Mary's.
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%.
St. Mary’s University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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