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University of Mary
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  • 4 Year
  • BISMARCK, ND

Report Card

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

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Mary is an above-average private, Catholic university located in North Dakota. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,856 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Mary acceptance rate is 79%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Psychology. Graduating 64% of students, Mary alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $44,300.

About

7500 UNIVERSITY DR
BISMARCK, ND 58504
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference

University of Mary Rankings

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

Mary Admissions

Acceptance Rate
79%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1000-1220
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$19,474 / 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
$11,954 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 43 responses
86%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 58 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 58 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
9
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
8
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    18%
  • On Campus
    69%
  • Online
    12%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,856 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
723
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
21%
Varsity Athletes
23%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 36 responses
  • Dedicated
    53%
  • Hard working
    25%
  • Blessed
    8%
  • Genuine
    8%
  • Baited
    3%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
91%
Poll
90%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 42 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 56 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 40 responses
  • Friendly
    30%
  • Awesome
    23%
  • Helpful and Safe
    15%
  • Good
    13%
  • Enriching
    8%
  • Boring
    5%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
64%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 30 responses

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