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

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 87%
Applicants who took ACT: 29%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 33%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 11%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 44%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 32%
SAT I Math score 700+: 5%
SAT I Math score 600+: 37%
ACT score 24-29: 41%
ACT score 30-36: 18%
ACT score 24+: 59%
Students applied: 1,675
Students admitted: 1,320
Admission rate: 79%
Students per faculty: 11
4-year graduation rate: 67%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 1,746
Full-time enrolled men: 722
Full-time enrolled women: 961
Part-time enrolled men: 32
Part-time enrolled women: 31
Freshmen retained: 86%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $11,418
Fees (in state): $2,774
Tuition (out of state): $26,566
Fees (out of state): $2,774
Room and board: $12,442
Est. book expense: $1,200
Total cost (in state): $27,834
Total cost (out of state): $42,982
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$18,063
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$24,040
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$33,211
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$39,188
Average debt at graduation: $22,401

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 69%
Average need-based aid: $9,771
Average non-need-based aid: $3,794

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

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