St Mary's College of Maryland

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,418

1.99% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$19,711

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

2.33%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

80%

1,767 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,629

96.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

72.9%

323 Graduates

About

St Mary's College of Maryland is a higher education institution located in St. Mary's County, MD. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at St Mary's College of Maryland were General Psychology (73 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (65 degrees), and General Economics (58 degrees).

In 2016, 555 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at St Mary's College of Maryland. 60.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (432 degrees), 11.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (38 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at St Mary's College of Maryland is $11,418, which is $-12,997 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at St Mary's College of Maryland is $11,418, which is $-12,997 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,711.

In 2016, 71% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 65% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,418

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at St Mary's College of Maryland was $11,418. The cost of tuition at St Mary's College of Maryland is $-12,997 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$19,711

2016 Value

1.87%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 St Mary's College of Maryland had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,711. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of St Mary's College of Maryland grew by 1.87%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,080

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at St Mary's College of Maryland was of $12,080 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 1.26% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 20% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

71%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

65%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

71% of undergraduate students at St Mary's College of Maryland received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 7.58% with respect to 2015, when 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.33%

2015 Default Rate

8

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at St Mary's College of Maryland was 2.33%, which represents 8 out of the 343 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

St Mary's College of Maryland received 1,767 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 5.49% annual growth. Out of those 1,767 applicants, 1,413 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80% acceptance rate.

There were 1,629 students enrolled at St Mary's College of Maryland in 2016, and 85% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

St Mary's College of Maryland has an overall enrollment yield of 23.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

80%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,413

Accepted Out of 1,767

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of St Mary's College of Maryland was 80% (1,413 admissions from 1,767 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 78.8%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 5.49%, while admissions grew by 7.05%.

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SAT Scores

85%

Submission Percentage

285

Scores Submitted

85% of enrolled first-time students at St Mary's College of Maryland in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

St Mary's College of Maryland has a total enrollment of 1,629 students. The full-time enrollment at St Mary's College of Maryland is 1,578 students and the part-time enrollment is 51. This means that 96.9% of students enrolled at St Mary's College of Maryland are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at St Mary's College of Maryland, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.1% White, 8.72% Hispanic or Latino, 8.47% Black or African American, 4.91% Two or More Races, 4.11% Asian, 0.307% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at St Mary's College of Maryland in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (39.8%), followed by White Male (28.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.85%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (74.2%), followed by White Male (12.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.45%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at St Mary's College of Maryland, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,629 students. The full-time enrollment at St Mary's College of Maryland is 1,578 and the part-time enrollment is 51. This means that 96.9% of students enrolled at St Mary's College of Maryland are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

2016 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 St Mary's College of Maryland was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), St Mary's College of Maryland had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,125

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    142

  3. Black or African American

    138

The enrolled student population at St Mary's College of Maryland is 69.1% White, 8.72% Hispanic or Latino, 8.47% Black or African American, 4.91% Two or More Races, 4.11% Asian, 0.307% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 57 students (3.5%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 113 more women than men received degrees from St Mary's College of Maryland. The majority of degree recipients at St Mary's College of Maryland are white (432 degrees awarded). There were 11.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (38 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at St Mary's College of Maryland is General Psychology (73 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (65 degrees) and General Economics (58 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at St Mary's College of Maryland, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (29 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (136 degrees), and English (39 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St Mary's College of Maryland are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (449,305 people), Miscellaneous managers (437,852 people), Physicians & surgeons (433,812 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (417,956 people), and Postsecondary teachers (341,154 people).

The most specialized majors at St Mary's College of Maryland are History (29 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (136 degrees), English (39 degrees), Math & Statistics (25 degrees), and Biology (74 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St Mary's College of Maryland are Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at St Mary's College of Maryland are History (29 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (136 degrees), English (39 degrees), Math & Statistics (25 degrees), and Biology (74 degrees).

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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 St Mary's College of Maryland are Elementary & secondary schools (763,877 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (661,405 people), Hospitals (612,395 people), Legal services (366,385 people), and Computer Systems Design (261,839 people).

The most specialized majors at St Mary's College of Maryland are History (29 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (136 degrees), English (39 degrees), Math & Statistics (25 degrees), and Biology (74 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by St Mary's College of Maryland.

Most Common

  1. 73 degrees awarded

  2. 65 degrees awarded

  3. 58 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at St Mary's College of Maryland was General Psychology with 73 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 221

  2. 334

In 2016, 221 degrees were awarded to men at St Mary's College of Maryland, which is 0.662 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (334).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 36 degrees were awarded to men at St Mary's College of Maryland in General Economics, which is 1.64 times more than the 22 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 57 degrees were awarded to women at St Mary's College of Maryland in General Psychology, which is 3.56 times more than the 16 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

72%

100% Completion Time

81%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 72% of students graduating from St Mary's College of Maryland 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 82% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at St Mary's College of Maryland is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 1.24% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    432 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    38 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at St Mary's College of Maryland is white (432 degrees awarded). There were 11.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (38 degrees).

1.44% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    262 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    170 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at St Mary's College of Maryland is white female (262 degrees awarded). There were 1.54 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (170 degrees).

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Operations

St Mary's College of Maryland has an endowment valued at nearly $32.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $247k (0.755%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, St Mary's College of Maryland had a total expenditure of $65.5M. Of that $65.5M, they spent $25.8M on salaries and $65.5M on benefits.

St Mary's College of Maryland employs 50 Professors, 46 Associate professors, and 46 Assistant professors. Most academics at St Mary's College of Maryland are Male Professors (28), Female Assistant professors(26), and Male Associate professors (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at St Mary's College of Maryland are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 46 employees, Service, with 40 employees, and Management with 35 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$32.7M

2015 Endowment

0.778%

decline from 2014

St Mary's College of Maryland has an endowment valued at about $32.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of St Mary's College of Maryland declined 0.778% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $907k lower 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.37M - Federal

  2. $146k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, St Mary's College of Maryland received $1.37M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $146k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$25.8M

Salary Expenditure

$65.5M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, St Mary's College of Maryland had a total expenditure of $65.5M. Of that $65.5M, they spent $25.8M on salaries and $65.5M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at St Mary's College of Maryland as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$25.8M

2015 Salaries

0.223%

growth from 2014

In 2015, St Mary's College of Maryland paid a median of $25.8M in salaries, which represents 39.4% of their overall expenditure ($65.5M) and a 0.223% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.75% decline from 2013 and a 3.41% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.5M

Instructional Salaries

146

Number of Employees

In 2015, St Mary's College of Maryland paid a total of $10.5M to 146 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

50 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

46 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at St Mary's College of Maryland were Professor with 50 employees; Associate professor with 46 employees; and Associate professor with 46 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at St Mary's College of Maryland were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 46 employees; Service with 40 employees; and Management with 35 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at St Mary's College of Maryland was Male Professor with 28 employees, Female Assistant professor with 26 employees, and Male Associate professor with 25 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at St Mary's College of Maryland.

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