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Saint Mary's College of California
Moraga, CA
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,802
   Women 1,672 (59.7%)
   Men 1,130 (40.3%)
Graduate Students 1,106
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 80% of 4,711 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.60
SAT Math 470-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 480-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22-28 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $63,047
  Tuition and Fees $44,360
  Room and Board $14,880
Average Percent of Need Met 72%
Average Freshman Award $32,461
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System 4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 219
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 10% of classes
10-19 students: 42% of classes
20-29 students: 42% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Moraga Population 16,511
Nearest Metropolitan Area San Francisco
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 99% of freshmen, 56% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
11.8% Asian
3.9% Black/African-American
26.6% Hispanic/Latino
6.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
1.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
46.6% White
2.8% Unknown
International Students 2.1% from 26 countries
First-Year Students Returning 86.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 59.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 80%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported