St. Mary’s College of California

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School Overview

Saint Mary’s College of California is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that has been ranked by U.S. News and World Report as the 12th best college in the West and recently made it onto Forbes list of top 20 master’s colleges. The college is located in the beautiful Moraga Hills in Moraga, California about 11 miles east of San Francisco . The college is governed by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, a Roman Catholic denomination.

Saint Mary’s Colleges offers an exceptional business program, nursing program and several renowned Great Books and Seminar programs. The college recently partnered with Samuel Merritt University, located in Oakland, California. The college also has a well developed athletics program and plays in NCAA Division 1.


General Information

Admission Office

Box 4800

Moraga, CA 94575-4800

(925) 631-4224

(800) 800-4762

Fax: (925) 376-7193

_ca.edu

Contact: Dorothy Jones

Dean of Admissions
Main Address

1928 Saint Mary’s Road

Moraga, CA 94556

(925) 631-4000

www.stmarys-ca.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,621

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 675

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,514

Graduate enrollment: 1,219

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Saint Mary's College of California Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(925) 631-4000
Website:www.stmarys-ca.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.smcadmit.com
Address:1928 Saint Marys Road, Moraga, CA 94575
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,908
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):60%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:3,908 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$44,360
Out-of-state Tuition:$44,360
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$25,400

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Saint Mary's College of California Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Saint Mary's College of California.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies7
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services76
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Education8111
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4
Health Professions and Related Programs13
History2
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities21
Mathematics and Statistics3
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Natural Resources and Conservation2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies41
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences3
Psychology153
Social Sciences8
Visual and Performing Arts61
Grand total1069251

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Saint Mary's College of California.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Saint Mary's College of California and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$44,360
Out-of-state$44,360
Books and supplies$1,107

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$36,657
Out-of-state$36,657

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid62696%
Grant or scholarship aid62095%$25,400
Student loan aid39661%$8,018

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,33679%$21,593
Federal student loans1,74559%$7,041

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Saint Mary's College of California. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Saint Mary's College of California students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants4,7111,7792,932
Percent admitted100%79%81%
Percent admitted who enrolled12%13%11%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Saint Mary's College of California Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,908
Undergraduate enrollment2,802
Graduate enrollment1,106

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Saint Mary's College of California Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education, Commission on Accreditation
    • Montessori Education (MONTE) - Montessori teacher education programs and institutions
    • Montessori Education (MONTE) - Montessori teacher education programs and institutions (Saint Mary's College of CA Montessori Teacher Education Program)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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