Tool December 2016

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St. Mary's College of Maryland (St. Mary's City, MD)

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St. Mary's College of Maryland is ranked 45 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 203 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 87%
Applicants who took ACT 29%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+11%
600-69933%
600+44%

SAT Math Score

700+5%
600-69932%
600+37%

ACT Score

30-3618%
24-2941%
24+59%

Students applied1,675
Students admitted1,320
Admission rate79%

Students per faculty11

4-year graduation rate67%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$11,418
Fees$2,774
Room and board$12,442
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$27,834

Cost after need-based aid$18,063
Cost after non-need-based aid$24,040

Average debt at graduation$22,401

Out of State

Tuition$26,566
Fees$2,774
Room and board$12,442
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$42,982

Cost after need-based aid$33,211
Cost after non-need-based aid$39,188

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$47,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met69%
Average need-based aid$9,771
Average non-need-based aid$3,794

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,746

Full-Time

Men722
Women961

Part-Time

Men32
Women31

Freshmen retained86%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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