Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

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General Information

Admission Office

700 Terrace Heights #2

Winona, MN 55987-1399

(507) 457-1700

(800) 635-5987

Fax: (507) 457-1722

Contact: Anthony Piscitiello

Vice President for Admission
Main Address

700 Terrace Heights

Winona, MN 55987

(800) 635-5987

Online Degree Programs

Total undergrads: 2,067

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 404

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,999

Graduate enrollment: 3,544


Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 74%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 70%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Graphic Design B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music Management/Merchandising B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Biophysics B
Environmental Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B,C
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Human Resources Management B
International Business B
Marketing Management B
Sales and Distribution B

Communications & Journalism

Journalism B
Public Relations B
Publishing B

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B


Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B


Computer Engineering – General B
Engineering Physics B

Engineering Technologies

Industrial Technology B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Cytogenetics Technology B
Cytotechnology B
Nuclear Medical Technology B
Nursing (RN) B
Pre-Physical Therapy B
Surgical Technology C


History – General B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B
Mathematics/Computer Science B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B

Security & Protective Services

Corrections B
Criminal Justice Studies B
Law Enforcement Administration B
Police Science B
Security Services Management B,C

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Pre-Ministerial Studies B
Religious Education B
Theology B,C
Youth Ministry B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*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 University of Minnesota Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (507) 457-1600
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 700 Terrace Heights, Winona, MN 55987-1399
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 5,548
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 58%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,739 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $36,670
Out-of-state Tuition: $36,670
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $26,845

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 21381
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 5
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 32
Education 101181
Engineering 2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 4114
History 2
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 5
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 61
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 12
Social Sciences 142
Theology and Religious Vocations 131
Visual and Performing Arts 101
Grand total 1992312

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $36,670
Out-of-state $36,670
Books and supplies $1,600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $9,180
Out-of-state $9,180

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 306 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 306 100% $26,845
Student loan aid 220 72% $8,424

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,111 77% $21,205
Federal student loans 817 57% $6,277

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. 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 University of Minnesota students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,498 555 943
Percent admitted 100% 92% 92%
Percent admitted who enrolled 20% 25% 17%

Admissions Considerations

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

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 5,548
Undergraduate enrollment 1,467
Graduate enrollment 4,081

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 University of Minnesota Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
    • Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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