St Mary's College of Maryland

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,646

2% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$20,711

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.94%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

82.4%

1,655 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,573

96.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

78.3%

349 Graduates

About

St Mary's College of Maryland is a higher education institution located in St. Mary's County, MD. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at St Mary's College of Maryland were General Psychology (67 degrees awarded), General Economics (64 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (49 degrees).

In 2017, 531 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at St Mary's College of Maryland. 58.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (399 degrees), 10.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (39 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at St Mary's College of Maryland is $11,646, which is $-13,548 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at St Mary's College of Maryland is $11,646, which is $-13,548 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,711.

In 2017, 74% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 66% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,646

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at St Mary's College of Maryland was $11,646. The cost of tuition at St Mary's College of Maryland is $-13,548 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$20,711

2017 Value

5.07%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 St Mary's College of Maryland had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,711. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of St Mary's College of Maryland grew by 5.07%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,442

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at St Mary's College of Maryland was of $12,442 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 3% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

74%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

66%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

74% of undergraduate students at St Mary's College of Maryland received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 4.23% with respect to 2016, when 71% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

2.94%

2016 Default Rate

10

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at St Mary's College of Maryland was 2.94%, which represents 10 out of the 340 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

St Mary's College of Maryland received 1,655 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 6.34% annual decline. Out of those 1,655 applicants, 1,364 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.4% acceptance rate.

There were 1,573 students enrolled at St Mary's College of Maryland in 2017, and 80% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

St Mary's College of Maryland has an overall enrollment yield of 25.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,364

Accepted Out of 1,655

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of St Mary's College of Maryland was 82.4% (1,364 admissions from 1,655 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 80%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -6.34%, while admissions declined by -3.47%.

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SAT Scores

80%

Submission Percentage

275

Scores Submitted

80% of enrolled first-time students at St Mary's College of Maryland in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

St Mary's College of Maryland has a total enrollment of 1,573 students. The full-time enrollment at St Mary's College of Maryland is 1,519 students and the part-time enrollment is 54. This means that 96.6% of students enrolled at St Mary's College of Maryland are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at St Mary's College of Maryland, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.4% White, 8.84% Black or African American, 7.82% Hispanic or Latino, 5.21% Two or More Races, 4.07% Asian, 0.254% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0636% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at St Mary's College of Maryland in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (41.1%), followed by White Male (28.9%) and Black or African American Male (4.76%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (53.6%), followed by White Male (25%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.14%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at St Mary's College of Maryland, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,573 students. The full-time enrollment at St Mary's College of Maryland is 1,519 and the part-time enrollment is 54. This means that 96.6% of students enrolled at St Mary's College of Maryland are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at St Mary's College of Maryland was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), St Mary's College of Maryland had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,108

  2. Black or African American

    139

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    123

The enrolled student population at St Mary's College of Maryland is 70.4% White, 8.84% Black or African American, 7.82% Hispanic or Latino, 5.21% Two or More Races, 4.07% Asian, 0.254% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0636% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 35 students (2.23%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 87 more women than men received degrees from St Mary's College of Maryland. The majority of degree recipients at St Mary's College of Maryland are white (399 degrees awarded). There were 10.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (39 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at St Mary's College of Maryland is General Psychology (67 degrees awarded), followed by General Economics (64 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (49 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at St Mary's College of Maryland, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (14 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (32 degrees), and History (24 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St Mary's College of Maryland are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (415,137 people), Other managers (279,212 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (260,223 people), Postsecondary teachers (182,440 people), and Chief executives & legislators (121,722 people).

The most specialized majors at St Mary's College of Maryland are Philosophy and Religious Studies (14 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (32 degrees), History (24 degrees), Social Sciences (130 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (18 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St Mary's College of Maryland are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, Surgeons, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at St Mary's College of Maryland are Philosophy and Religious Studies (14 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (32 degrees), History (24 degrees), Social Sciences (130 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (18 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St Mary's College of Maryland are Elementary & secondary schools (485,754 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (371,910 people), Legal services (325,125 people), Computer Systems Design (220,684 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (201,125 people).

The most specialized majors at St Mary's College of Maryland are Philosophy and Religious Studies (14 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (32 degrees), History (24 degrees), Social Sciences (130 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (18 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by St Mary's College of Maryland.

Most Common

  1. 67 degrees awarded

  2. 64 degrees awarded

  3. 49 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at St Mary's College of Maryland was General Psychology with 67 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 222

  2. 309

In 2017, 222 degrees were awarded to men at St Mary's College of Maryland, which is 0.718 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (309).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 41 degrees were awarded to men at St Mary's College of Maryland in General Economics, which is 1.78 times more than the 23 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 59 degrees were awarded to women at St Mary's College of Maryland in General Psychology, which is 7.38 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

67%

100% Completion Time

78%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 67% of students graduating from St Mary's College of Maryland completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 78% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 79% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at St Mary's College of Maryland is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.43% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    399 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    39 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at St Mary's College of Maryland is white (399 degrees awarded). There were 10.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (39 degrees).

4.33% of degree recipients (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    233 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    166 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at St Mary's College of Maryland is white female (233 degrees awarded). There were 1.4 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (166 degrees).

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Operations

St Mary's College of Maryland has an endowment valued at nearly $34.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $94.2k (0.275%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, St Mary's College of Maryland had a total salary expenditure of $67.8M. St Mary's College of Maryland employs 51 Professors, 49 Assistant professors, and 43 Associate professors. Most academics at St Mary's College of Maryland are Female Assistant professors (30), Male Professors(28), and Male Associate professors (24).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at St Mary's College of Maryland are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 47 employees, Service, with 43 employees, and Management with 35 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$34.2M

2017 Endowment

9.16%

growth from 2016

St Mary's College of Maryland has an endowment valued at about $34.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of St Mary's College of Maryland grew 9.16% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.92M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $622k - Federal

  2. $170k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, St Mary's College of Maryland received $622k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $170k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$25.1M

2017 Salaries

0.681%

growth from 2016

In 2017, St Mary's College of Maryland paid a median of $25.1M in salaries, which represents 37% of their overall expenditure ($67.8M) and a 0.681% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.59% decline from 2015 and a 0.223% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.9M

Instructional Salaries

144

Number of Employees

In 2017, St Mary's College of Maryland paid a total of $10.9M to 144 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

51 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

47 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at St Mary's College of Maryland were Professor with 51 employees; Assistant professor with 49 employees; and Assistant professor with 43 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at St Mary's College of Maryland were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 47 employees; Service with 43 employees; and Management with 35 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at St Mary's College of Maryland was Female Assistant professor with 30 employees, Male Professor with 28 employees, and Male Associate professor with 24 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at St Mary's College of Maryland.

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