Established in 1840, Saint Mary’s College of Maryland is spread across 361 acres of campus and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. A liberal Arts College, it is one of the two National Public Honors Colleges in the US Education System. It offers Bachelors and Masters Degree with 38 Academic Programs, 25 Majors and 31 Minors.
With enrollment of 1602 Students in Fall 2018, it represents students from 26 states and 8 nations. The college is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts College and is a NCAA Division III institute. It follows a student to faculty ratio of 9:1 which ensures maximum individual student attention for all its candidates.
Admissions to Saint Mary’s College of Maryland observe an application deadline of January 15. Applicants must deposit a nonrefundable fee of 50 USD when applying at the institute. With an acceptance rate of around 80%, the institute is a lightly selective college for studying in the USA that enrolls any candidate with an impressive GPA and overall decent profile.
|UG Application Portal||Official Website/ Common Application|
|Annual Endowment||USD 34.2 mil|
|Student Retention Rate||88%|
|Mode of Programs||Full time; Online|
|Campus Housing Capacity||1,000-1,200|
|Annual Cost of Attendance||47,579 USD|
Application portal: Students can apply either through the common application or the college website.
Application fee : 50 USD
Application Deadline: Aspirants can send in other applications before January 15
Basic Admission requirements
For all the prospective candidates seeking admission at the institute, an estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US has been tabulated below.
|Expenses||Cost (In USD)|
|Room (Double Occupancy)||7,850|
The cost of residence for different room types is given below:
|Halls||Cost (In USD) Per year|
|Traditional Halls||Double - 7850|
|Triple/quad - 7850|
|Single - 8880|
|Suite||Double - 8406|
|Single - 8880|
|Apartment||Single - 9420|
|Double - 9278|
Financial aid at Saint Mary’s College of Maryland is given in the form of Grants, Loans , Work Study and scholarships for international students to study in the USA. International Students are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships upon admissions. There is no need for an external application. Students need to maintain 3.0 GPA to have the scholarship renewed.
Out of State students are awarded an award package which is based upon Cost of Attendance, Enrollment Status and Expected Family Contribution. It includes St Mary’s Grant - 3,820 USD, Academic Achievement Scholarship - 15000 USD, Federal Pell Grant - 5,920 USD, Federal SEOG grant - 1000 USD, Federal Work study - 1200 USD, Direct Subsidized Loan - 3,500 USD, Direct Unsubsidized loan - 2000 USD and Direct Plus Loan - 9,342 USD.
Trustee , Presidents, Excellence Scholarship and National Award given for outstanding academic achievement, amount: 8000 USD - 18000 USD, GPA - 3.0+,SAT 1 - 1100+, applicant should be in top 15 % of class. International students can also apply for outside college scholarships through EduPass, International Education Financial Assistance Institute for International Education.
Career development center at the college of Maryland helps students through Job opportunities, On and Off Campus Internships, Career Fairs, Mock Interviews. Resume/Cover Letters, LinkedIn Profile etc. About 90% of its graduates are either employed or attend a post graduation within 6 months of graduation.
Its alumni are studying in graduate schools such as University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago, John Hopkins University , Rice University etc. The most common sectors in which students of the institute find opportunities are Defence and Spaces, Higher Education, Finance, Hospital and Health Care and Government.
Some of the recent employers are - FDA, SmithSonian, Department of Navy USA, GlaxoSmithKline, Booz Allen Hamilton, Discovery etc.
|Average Cost of Attendance||$28,193 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
|Saint Mary's College of Maryland Enrollment||1779|
|Average Graduation Rate||75.9%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$28,193 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$800 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$12,816 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$1,566 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$12,816 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$1,566 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$1,566 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$1,566 / Year|
|Middle States Commission on Higher Education|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary