Saint Mary's College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$48,880
4% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$27,960
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.17%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
83.9%
2,260 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,519
94.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
74.9%
322 Graduates

About

Saint Mary's College is a higher education institution located in St. Joseph County, IN. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Saint Mary's College were Registered Nursing (45 degrees awarded), General Psychology (30 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (29 degrees).

In 2022, 415 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Saint Mary's College. 99.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 0.723% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (306 degrees), 4.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (68 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Mary's College is $48,880, which is $20,550 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Saint Mary's College is $48,880, which is $20,550 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,960.

In 2022, 98% of undergraduate students attending Saint Mary's College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$48,880
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Saint Mary's College was $48,880. The cost of tuition at Saint Mary's College is $20,550 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$27,960
2022 Value
0.99%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Saint Mary's College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,960. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Saint Mary's College grew by 0.99%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,110
Room and Board
$1,150
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Saint Mary's College was of $11,110 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.448% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,150. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.55% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Saint Mary's College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 98% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.17%
2019 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Saint Mary's College was 1.17%, which represents 4 out of the 342 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Saint Mary's College received 2,260 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 3.87% annual growth. Out of those 2,260 applicants, 1,896 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 83.9% acceptance rate.

There were 1,519 students enrolled at Saint Mary's College in 2022. 30% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Saint Mary's College has an overall enrollment yield of 20.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

83.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,896
Accepted Out of 2,260

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Saint Mary's College was 83.9% (1,896 admissions from 2,260 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 83.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 3.87%, while admissions declined by −2.92%..

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SAT Scores

30%
Submission Percentage (2022)
118
Scores Submitted (2022)

30% of enrolled first-time students at Saint Mary's College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Saint Mary's College had a total enrollment of 1,519 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Saint Mary's College is 1,436 students and the part-time enrollment is 83. This means that 94.5% of students enrolled at Saint Mary's College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Saint Mary's College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.6% White, 14.2% Hispanic or Latino, 2.76% Two or More Races, 1.97% Black or African American, 1.78% Asian, and 0.0658% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Saint Mary's College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (76.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (14.9%) and Two or More Races Female (2.91%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (71.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (11.7%) and Asian Female (5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Saint Mary's College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,519 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Mary's College is 1,436 and the part-time enrollment is 83. This means that 94.5% of students enrolled at Saint Mary's College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Saint Mary's College was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Saint Mary's College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,149 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    216 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    42 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Saint Mary's College is 75.6% White, 14.2% Hispanic or Latino, 2.76% Two or More Races, 1.97% Black or African American, 1.78% Asian, and 0.0658% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 41 students (2.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 409 more women than men received degrees from Saint Mary's College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Saint Mary's College is white (306 degrees awarded). There were 4.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (68 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Saint Mary's College is Registered Nursing (45 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (30 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (29 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Saint Mary's College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (11 degrees), and Math & Statistics (16 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Mary's College are Postsecondary teachers (195,336 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (160,783 people), Other managers (158,762 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (142,283 people), and Secondary school teachers (141,995 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Mary's College in 2022 are Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (11 degrees), Math & Statistics (16 degrees), Physical Sciences (10 degrees), and History (6 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Mary's College are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Saint Mary's College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (11 degrees), Math & Statistics (16 degrees), Physical Sciences (10 degrees), and History (6 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Mary's College are Elementary & secondary schools (375,282 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (343,748 people), Computer Systems Design (177,985 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (135,756 people), and Legal services (124,619 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Mary's College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (11 degrees), Math & Statistics (16 degrees), Physical Sciences (10 degrees), and History (6 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Saint Mary's College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 45 degrees awarded
  2. 30 degrees awarded
  3. 29 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Saint Mary's College was Registered Nursing with 45 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
412
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 3 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Mary's College, which is 0.00728 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (412).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 1 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Mary's College in Data Science, General, which is 0.5 times less than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 45 degrees were awarded to women at Saint Mary's College in Registered Nursing. There were no male recipients with the same degree.

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Time to Complete

78%
100% Completion Time
81%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 78% of students graduating from Saint Mary's College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 81% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 81% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Saint Mary's College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.48% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    306 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    68 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Saint Mary's College is white (306 degrees awarded). There were 4.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (68 degrees).

2.65% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    304 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    68 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Saint Mary's College is white female (304 degrees awarded). There were 4.47 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (68 degrees).

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Operations

Saint Mary's College has an endowment valued at nearly $331M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 51.6M (15.6%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Saint Mary's College had a total salary expenditure of 65.3M. Saint Mary's College employs 50 Assistant professors, 44 Associate professors and 19 Professors. Most academics at Saint Mary's College are Female Assistant professor (40), Female Associate professor (25), and Male Associate professor (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Mary's College are: Service, with 56 employees, Management, with 44 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 39 employees.

Endowment

$331M
2022 Endowment
17.2%
growth from 2021

Saint Mary's College has an endowment valued at about $331M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Saint Mary's College grew 17.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $282M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$24.4M
2022 Salaries
0.091%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Saint Mary's College paid a median of $24.4M in salaries, which represents 37.4% of their overall expenditure ($65.3M) and a 0.091% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.09M
Instructional Salaries
133
Number of Employees

In 2022, Saint Mary's College paid a total of $9.09M to 133 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
50 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
56 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Saint Mary's College were Assistant professor with 50 employees, Associate professor with 44 employees, and Professor with 19 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Mary's College were Service with 56 employees, Management with 44 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 39 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Saint Mary's College was Female Assistant professor with 40 employees, Female Associate professor with 25 employees, and Male Associate professor with 19 employees.

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