St. Mary’s College of Maryland

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Saint Mary’s College of Maryland is a
public liberal arts college located in
scenic Saint Mary’s, Maryland. The school
offers 22 bachelor’s degree degrees. Among
the approximate 2,000 students enrolled,
majors in psychology, biology and
economics are some of the most commonly
studied programs. The college does offer
one post-graduate degree: Master’s of Arts
in Teaching.

Study Abroad Programs

There are exciting study abroad
opportunities at Saint Mary’s, as well.
They offer a wide variety of semester
abroad locations from Dublin, Ireland to
Hong Kong, China and they provide
scholarship opportunities for students
wishing to take advantage of the program.

Athletics

Saint Mary’s College has a NCAA division
III ranking. While the school does not
have a football program, it does have a
wide range of other athletic offerings
including a top performing men’s
basketball team. What the college is most
well known is their high-ranked sailing
teams. Saint Mary’s currently holds 13
national titles for its sailing program,
and Sailing World Magazine has
ranked the co-ed team first in the nation
for the
past 2 years running.

Social Environment, Student Body

The rich campus life is fed by more than
90 student-run clubs including a cappella
groups, a literary magazine, Habitat for
Humanity, and numerous other academic
clubs. Saint Mary’s also has many
traditions that students take place in
throughout the year. Some of these
traditions include a midnight breakfast
during finals week that often ends in
karaoke and an event called “The Great
Bamboo Race”. The Race occurs during
homecoming weekend where teams make and
race their own boats made out of bamboo.

Student Housing

Approximately 1,600 students currently
live on campus in traditional dormitories,
apartments and townhome-style living
arrangements. Saint Mary’s also has 9
“SAFE housing” residences, which are
substance and alcohol free environments
for students.

General Information

Admission
Office

18952 East Fisher Road
St. Mary's City, MD 20686-3001
(240) 895-5000
(800) 492-7181
Fax: (240) 895-5001

Contact: Richard Edgar
Director of Admissions
Main
Address

18952 East Fisher Road
St. Mary's City, MD 20686-3001
(240) 895-2000
www.smcm.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,035
First-time degree-seeking
freshmen: 458
Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,988
Graduate enrollment: 30

Setting
Rural setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Residential campus

Degrees
offered:

Bachelor's
Master's

Admissions Information

Application
Fee

College has an application fee:
Yes
Regular application fee: $50
Online application fee: $50
Enrollment
Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 52%
Percent of students who return for
sophomore year: 90%

College Majors

Arts,
Visual & Performing

Art –
General B
Drama/Theater

Arts B
Music –
General B

Biological & Biomedical
Sciences

Biochemistry

B
Biology
B

Computer & Information
Sciences

Computer/Information

Sciences – General B

English Language &
Literature

English
Language & Literature –
General B

Foreign Language &
Literature

Foreign
Language & Literature –
General B

History
History
– General B

Mathematics
Mathematics

– General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological/Physical

Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy

B
Religion/Religious

Studies B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry

B
Physics
B

Psychology
Psychology

– General B

Public Administration &
Services

Public
Policy Analysis B

Social Sciences
Anthropology

B
Economics

B
Political

Science/Government B
Sociology

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.


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