University of Saint Mary

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School Overview

The University of Saint Mary was established in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity and is located in Leavenworth, Kansas. While it originally started out as a junior college for women, the school is now a coeducational, 4 year, private, liberal arts college associated with the Catholic Church operating in three locations. The university has over 1300 students enrolled and is known for a personalized approach to learning with an education that is based on the values of community, respect, justice, and excellence.

Degree Programs

Though it is a smaller university, University of Saint Mary offers over 35 degree programs including undergraduate programs, accelerated degree-completion programs, graduate programs, and even a doctoral degree program. University of Saint Mary has also made several of their programs available online and has a student to teacher ratio of 10:1.

While there are many more available, some of most common programs students enroll in at University of Saint Mary are the Registered Nursing program, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Psychology, Business Administration and Management, and Elementary Education and Teaching.

Accreditation

University of Saint Mary is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges & Schools (NCA). The university also participates in The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), a quality-based, continuous improvement model of institutional accreditation which is also through the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Athletics

The sports teams at the University of Saint Mary are called the Spires and compete in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference. The university is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and participates in cross country, track and field, baseball, soccer, football, baseball, cheer and dance, lacrosse, volleyball and softball.

Library System

De Paul library is a resource center for the University of Saint Mary’s students to study and do research. It houses several special collections including the Bernard H. Hall Abraham Lincoln Collection and the John and Mary Craig Scripture Collection, and has made its catalogue available online.

Rankings

The University of Saint Mary has appeared on The Princeton Review’s “Best Midwestern College” list several times due to the fact that they consistently meet high standards of academic excellence.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

There are a number of academic scholarships that University of Saint Mary awards to high school graduates as well as transfer students who demonstrate high levels of achievement and potential. Some of the scholarships require that students demonstrate leadership and service as well as academic aptitude.

Student Housing

At the University of Saint Mary students will find two residence halls, Maria Hall and Berkel Hall. Both are conveniently located giving students easy access to the classrooms and other on-campus services and events. Amenities include laundry facilities, common kitchens, study and common lounges, cable and high-speed internet access and suite-style rooms.

General Information

Admission Office

4100 South Fourth Street Trafficway

Leavenworth, KS 66048

(913) 758-6118

(800) 752-7043

Fax: (913) 758-6140



Contact: Brandon Johnson

Director of Admissions
Main Address

4100 South Fourth Street Trafficway

Leavenworth, KS 66048-5082

(913) 682-5151

www.stmary.edu
www.online.stmary.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 651

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 113

Degree-seeking undergrads: 575

Graduate enrollment: 304

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 69%

Percent students who return sophomore year: 71%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
International Business B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Information Technology B

Education

Elementary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health System Administration C
Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Criminology B
Political Science/Government B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Pastoral Counseling B
Theology 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.

University of Saint Mary Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (913) 682-5151
Website: www.stmary.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://espire.stmary.edu/ICS/Admissions/Admission_Application.jnz
Address: 4100 S 4th St, Leavenworth, KS 66048-5082
Setting: Town: Fringe
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,254
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 34%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 963 (77% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $28,810
Out-of-state Tuition: $28,810
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $19,176

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

University of Saint Mary Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 25
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 42
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 3
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 22
Social Sciences 2
Theology and Religious Vocations 2
Visual and Performing Arts 2
Grand total 13110

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Saint Mary 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 2018-2019
In-state $28,810
Out-of-state $28,810
Books and supplies $2,550

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $11,340
Out-of-state $11,340

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 143 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 143 99% $19,176
Student loan aid 121 84% $6,912

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 512 68% $17,790
Federal student loans 501 67% $6,751

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 996 663 333
Percent admitted 100% 65% 53%
Percent admitted who enrolled 13% 13% 14%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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

University of Saint Mary Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 1,254
Undergraduate enrollment 732
Graduate enrollment 522

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

University of Saint Mary Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*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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