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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 A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  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 1,812 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Mary acceptance rate is 72%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Psychology. Graduating 59% 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
72%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1000-1220
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$18,167 / 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
$11,838 / 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
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 36 responses
82%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 51 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 51 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
18
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
16
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    20%
  • On Campus
    66%
  • Online
    14%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,812 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
723
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
21%
Varsity Athletes
23%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 29 responses
  • Dedicated
    62%
  • Hard working
    24%
  • Blessed
    3%
  • Genuine
    3%
  • Ignorant
    3%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
91%
Poll
91%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 35 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 49 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 33 responses
  • Awesome
    27%
  • Friendly
    27%
  • Helpful and Safe
    15%
  • Good
    12%
  • Boring
    6%
  • Enriching
    6%
  • Terrible
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
59%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
96%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 26 responses

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