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

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 93%
Applicants who took ACT: 21%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 37%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 10%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 47%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 38%
SAT I Math score 700+: 5%
SAT I Math score 600+: 43%
ACT score 24-29: 48%
ACT score 30-36: 22%
ACT score 24+: 70%
Students applied: 1,874
Students admitted: 1,478
Admission rate: 79%
Students per faculty: 10
4-year graduation rate: 73%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 1,771
Full-time enrolled men: 726
Full-time enrolled women: 983
Part-time enrolled men: 35
Part-time enrolled women: 27
Freshmen retained: 86%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $11,195
Fees (in state): $2,700
Tuition (out of state): $26,045
Fees (out of state): $2,700
Room and board: $12,080
Est. book expense: $1,200
Total cost (in state): $27,175
Total cost (out of state): $42,025
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$16,231
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$23,154
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$31,081
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$38,004
Average debt at graduation: $24,621

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 70%
Average need-based aid: $10,944
Average non-need-based aid: $4,021

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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