St. Mary's University

San Antonio, TX

St. Mary's, founded in 1852, is a private, church-affiliated university. Its 135-acre campus is located in San Antonio.

Website: www.stmarytx.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,373
Undergraduate
Students
(54.8%) 1,301 Women
(45.2%) 1,072 Men
1,275
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
75% of 5,350 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.60
SAT Math
520-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
574 average
530-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$47,260
Tuition and Fees
$32,140
Room and Board
$10,720
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$26,854
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$35,111
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
220
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 39% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

San Antonio Population
1,382,951
Nearest Metropolitan Area
San Antonio
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
56% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Rattler
Sororities
13% of women participate
Fraternities
15% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian
3.6% Black/African-American
73.0% Hispanic/Latino
1.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
16.3% White
3.1% Unknown
International Students
7.8% from 34 countries
First-Year Students Returning
75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
44.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
50%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 2 3
Social Studies 3 4
History    
Academic Electives 1  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1 Camino Santa Maria
City, State, Zip
San Antonio, TX 78228
Phone
(210) 436-3126
Fax
(210) 431-6742
E-mail
uadm@stmarytx.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
75% of 5,350 applicants were admitted
Women
74% of 3,278 applicants were admitted
Men
76% of 2,072 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
803 (20%) of 4,011 admitted students enrolled
Women
441 (18%) of 2,439 admitted students enrolled
Men
330 (21%) of 1,572 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.60
3.75 and Above
34%
3.50 - 3.74
29%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
8%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
520-620 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
7%
Score of 600 - 700
28%
Score of 500 - 600
53%
Score of 400 - 500
12%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
574 average
530-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
7%
Score of 600 - 700
36%
Score of 500 - 600
50%
Score of 400 - 500
8%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
23 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
9%
Score of 24 - 29
37%
Score of 18 - 23
52%
Score of 12 - 17
2%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 34%
Top quarter: 58%
Top half: 83%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$47,260
Tuition and Fees
$32,140
Room and Board
$10,720
Books and Supplies
$1,300
Other Expenses
$3,100
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Final deadline June 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning October 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003623
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
557 (85.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
491 (92.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
491 (99.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
75 (11.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$26,854
Need-Based Gift
Received by 487 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,474
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 404 (82.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,981
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 44 (7.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
139 (17.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,485

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,813 (76.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,598 (88.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,597 (99.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
196 (11.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$28,040
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,585 (98.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,804
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,335 (83.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,207
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 109 (6.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
471 (19.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,709

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
66%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$35,111
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
8.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Military Science
Number of Awards
2,634
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
64
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Number of Awards
20
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Veterans
Number of Awards
152
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,087
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminology
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Science
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance, General
  • Financial Planning and Services
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • History, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Theology/Theological Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Social sciences, Biological/life sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
220
Part-Time Faculty
184
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
51%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 39% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 24% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 70% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
786,911
Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
200
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Laws, Master of Arts, Master of Jurisprudence, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Public Administration

Master's Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Homeland Security
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Information Science
  • International Affairs
  • International Development
  • Public Administration

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Juris Doctor

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


San Antonio Population
1,382,951
Nearest Metropolitan Area
San Antonio
Campus Size
135 acres

Weather

Temperature
37.9 average low in January, 91.8 average high in September
Rain
82 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in San Antonio
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in San Antonio

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
56% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Rattler
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x   x  
Golf   x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x      
Tennis x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Golf   x
Soccer x x
Softball x  
Tennis x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, racquetball, rock climbing, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, alpha phi omega (professional service fraternity), beta beta beta biological honor society, delta sigma pi (professional business fraternity), society of hispanic engineers, pre-medical society
Sororities
13% of women participate
Fraternities
15% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,373
Women
1,301 (54.8%)
Men
1,072 (45.2%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,262
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian
3.6% Black/African-American
73.0% Hispanic/Latino
1.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
16.3% White
3.1% Unknown
International Students.
7.8% from 34 countries
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
1,275

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
44.0%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
53.9%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
62.7%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
50%
Average Starting Salary
50%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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