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Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
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  • 4 Year
  • WINONA, MN

Report Card

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

About

700 TERRACE HEIGHTS
WINONA, MN 55987
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
From Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Our mission: helping you find yours.

At Saint Mary’s, we believe in learning from doing. With practical, hands-on learning, you’ll be prepared for life after college. Our expertise in business, education, and health and human services means you’ll find a major that delves into your passions and drives your purpose.

Here, you can be yourself and belong to something bigger. Surround yourself with unrivaled nature and recreation, good people, and lots to do — on campus and around Winona.

We believe that an impactful, affordable education should be available to everyone. That's why 99% of our students receive some sort of financial aid. It’s also why 92% of our graduates are employed, enrolled in graduate school, enlisted in the military, or performing volunteer work within a year of graduation.

All we do at Saint Mary’s is because of you. You’ll arrive wanting to make a difference, and through a highly-personal and supportive educational experience, you’ll leave knowing how.

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Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Rankings

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

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
98%
SAT Range
1030-1200
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$21,606 / 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
$29,804 / 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
5:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 32 responses
73%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 44 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 43 responses

Majors

3+2 Physician Assistant Program

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Saint Mary’s offers a direct path to pursue a career as a Physician Assistant (PA) and an opportunity to work with the leading hospital in the nation. You'll first study on the Winona Campus and then learn from Mayo Clinic School of Health Services faculty on our Rochester Campus. Here, you’ll engage in clinical learning experiences at Mayo Clinic and throughout Mayo Clinic Health System.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    41%
  • On Campus
    50%
  • Online
    9%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
978 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
268
Undergrads Over 25
20%
Pell Grant
29%
Varsity Athletes
38%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 37 responses
  • Friendly
    43%
  • Passionate, caring, hardworking, enthusiastisc
    35%
  • Dedicated
    5%
  • Stressed
    5%
  • Average Joe
    3%
  • Judgemental
    3%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
96%
Poll
43%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 49 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 54 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 33 responses
  • Welcoming Community
    45%
  • Catholic
    15%
  • Cardinals
    9%
  • Culturally Diverse
    9%
  • Network
    9%
  • Disappointing
    6%
  • Driven
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
67%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 21 responses

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