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Saint Mary's College - Indiana
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  • 4 Year
  • NOTRE DAME, IN

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade D+
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade A

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Saint Mary's is an above-average private, Catholic college located in Portage Township, Indiana in the South Bend Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,421 undergraduate students. The Saint Mary's acceptance rate is 81%. Popular majors include Communications, Nursing, and Biology. Graduating 79% of students, Saint Mary's alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $43,000.

About

133 LE MANS HALL
NOTRE DAME, IN 46556
Athletic Division
No data available  
Athletic Conference
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association

Saint Mary's College - Indiana Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

SMC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
81%
Application Deadline
February 15
SAT Range
1060-1250
ACT Range
23-28
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$26,906 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$29,849 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 40 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 45 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 45 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    100%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,421 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
31
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
28%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Once a belle, always a belle (kind & supportive)
    54%
  • All of the above
    14%
  • Friendly, accepting, helpful
    14%
  • Brimming with potential for success
    11%
  • Friendly, but not always open minded.
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
96%
Poll
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 43 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 60 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 29 responses
  • Community
    24%
  • Welcoming, dedicated, intelligent, communal
    24%
  • Welcoming
    21%
  • Sisterhood
    14%
  • Dedicated
    7%
  • Home away from home
    7%
  • Underrated
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
79%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 28 responses

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