St. Mary’s University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

San Antonio, TX

$32,700

Avg tuition

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About St. Mary’s University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

St. Mary’s University is a small private university located on an urban campus in San Antonio, Texas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,139, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 85%. The university offers 47 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 59%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $32,700.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

85% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

74% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

59% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Not required or recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-26

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1020-1220

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students enrolled

92%

Online student enrollment

12:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

Hispanic

60%

White

23%

Non-U.S. Citizen

5%

Unknown

4%

Black

4%

Asian

3%

Two or more races

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

56%

Socio-economic diversity

48% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

12

Total Online Enrollment

3,191

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

86% On-campus

14% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 60% online

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 53% online

Master's Check Bold 9% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $32,700 $32,700
Graduate $18,180 $18,180

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,300
On-campus room and board $10,980
On-campus other expenses $3,100
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $4,000
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $3,000
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $3,000

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $48,080 $48,080
Off-campus without family $41,000 $41,000
Off-campus with family $37,000 $37,000

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

48%

State Grant Aid

54%

Institution Grant Aid

98%

Pell Grant

48%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,567
State Grant Aid $3,857
Institution Grant Aid $19,098
Pell Grant Aid $4,857

Financial Outlook

$26k

Average student debt after graduation

$39k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.