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University of Saint Mary Overview

Located in Leavenworth, Kansas, University of Saint Mary is a private not-for-profit institution. Leavenworth is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

What Is University of Saint Mary Known For?

233 Undergraduate Awards
$30,843 Avg Cost After Aid
49% Acceptance Rate
  • Students who want to work more closely with their professors have an easier time at University of St. Mary since the student to facuty ratio is 9 to 1.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at University of St. Mary.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 47% of the faculty were full-time.
  • It takes the average University of St. 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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University of Saint Mary Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#23 Best Value Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Best Value General Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#48 Best Value Teacher Education Grade Specific Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#56 Best Value Special Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#101 Best Value Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is University of Saint Mary?

Location of University of Saint Mary

Contact details for University of St. Mary are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4100 S 4Th St, Leavenworth, KS 66048-5082
Phone: 913-682-5151
Website: www.stmary.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/USMSpires
Twitter: https://twitter.com/USMSpireWire

How Do I Get Into University of St. Mary?

You can apply to University of St. Mary online at: https://espire.stmary.edu/ICS/Admissions/Admission_Application.jnz

Admission Requirements for University of St. Mary

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

How Hard Is It To Get Into University of St. Mary?

49% Acceptance Rate
30% Of Accepted Are Women
27% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate of University of Saint Mary is 49%. While it may not be as selective as some schools, it does screen its applicants very carefully. Do what you can to stand out among others in the pool of applicants!

Approximately 70% of accepted students are men and 30% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 51%, and the acceptance rate for women is 46%.

Average Test Scores

About 27% of students accepted to University of St. Mary submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 575. Math scores were between 490 and 580.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Saint Mary  ( 470 to 575 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for University of Saint Mary  ( 490 to 580 )
200
800
University of St. Mary received ACT scores from 80% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 24. Math scores were between 18 and 24. Composite scores were between 19 and 24.

ACT English Scores for University of Saint Mary  ( 19 to 24 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for University of Saint Mary  ( 18 to 24 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for University of Saint Mary  ( 19 to 24 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of Saint Mary?

$30,843 Net Price
84% Take Out Loans
6.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of University of St. Mary is $30,843. 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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At University of St. Mary, approximately 84% of students took out student loans averaging $6,912 a year. That adds up to $27,648 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at University of St. Mary is 6.4%. 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.

University of Saint Mary Undergraduate Student Diversity

713 Full-Time Undergraduates
48% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 782 undergraduate students at University of St. Mary, with 713 being full-time and 69 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  University of St. Mary

There are also 458 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 713 full-time undergraduates at University of St. Mary, 52% are male and 48% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  University of St. Mary

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of University of St. Mary Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 98
Hispanic or Latino 110
White 331
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 159

Geographic Diversity

Kansas students aren't the only ones who study at University of Saint Mary. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 13 countries are represented at University of St. Mary. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Ecuador, Kenya, and Canada.

Online Learning at University of Saint Mary

268 Took All Classes Online
291 Took At Least One Class Online
-9.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 2 master’s degree programs available online at University of St. Mary. In 2017-2018, 291 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at University of St. Mary has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 25th most popular in Kansas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of University of St. Mary

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Saint Mary was -9.8%. This is the #2,572 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at University of St. Mary regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business, Management & Marketing 2%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at University of St. 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 University of St. Mary.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Health & Medical Administrative Services #420

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%.

University of Saint Mary Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 19 99 0 118
Nursing 79 19 0 98
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 41 41
General Biology 26 0 0 26
Teacher Education Grade Specific 8 17 0 25
General Psychology 18 0 0 18
Health & Physical Education 16 0 0 16
General Education 0 15 0 15
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 3 11 0 14
Criminology 10 0 0 10
Accounting 8 0 0 8
History 8 0 0 8
Health & Medical Administrative Services 7 0 0 7
Computer Information Systems 5 0 0 5
Political Science & Government 4 0 0 4
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 3 0 0 3
Special Education 0 3 0 3
Human Development & Family Studies 3 0 0 3
Chemistry 3 0 0 3
Fine & Studio Arts 3 0 0 3
Applied Mathematics 2 0 0 2
Drama & Theater Arts 2 0 0 2
General English Literature 1 0 0 1
Allied Health Professions 0 1 0 1
Medical Illustration & Informatics 1 0 0 1
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1 0 0 1
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 1 0 0 1
Theological & Ministerial Studies 1 0 0 1
Music 1 0 0 1
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 0 0
Mathematics 0 0 0 0
Human Biology 0 0 0 0
Other Psychology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 233 165 41 439

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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