Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$40,520
4.49% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$22,843
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.26%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
96.8%
1,071 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
4,133
66% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
65.4%
185 Graduates

About

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is a higher education institution located in Winona County, MN. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota were General Education (169 degrees awarded), Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (134 degrees), and Counseling Psychology (107 degrees).

In 2022, 1,704 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. 66.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,085 degrees), 7.98 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (136 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is $40,520, which is $16,524 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is $40,520, which is $16,524 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,843.

In 2022, 91% of undergraduate students attending Saint Mary's University of Minnesota received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 47% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$40,520
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota was $40,520. The cost of tuition at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is $16,524 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$22,843
2022 Value
5.73%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Saint Mary's University of Minnesota had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,843. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Saint Mary's University of Minnesota grew by 5.73%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,960
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota was of $9,960 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.43% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

91%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
47%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

91% of undergraduate students at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 4.6% with respect to 2021, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.26%
2019 Default Rate
21
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota was 1.26%, which represents 21 out of the 1662 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota received 1,071 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 32.5% annual growth. Out of those 1,071 applicants, 1,037 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 96.8% acceptance rate.

There were 4,133 students enrolled at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota in 2022. 1% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota has an overall enrollment yield of 20.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

96.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,037
Accepted Out of 1,071

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Saint Mary's University of Minnesota was 96.8% (1,037 admissions from 1,071 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 97.8%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 32.5%, while admissions declined by −33.2%..

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SAT Scores

1%
Submission Percentage (2022)
3
Scores Submitted (2022)

1% of enrolled first-time students at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota had a total enrollment of 4,133 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is 2,728 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,405. This means that 66% of students enrolled at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.1% White, 8.44% Black or African American, 6.77% Hispanic or Latino, 3.39% Asian, 0.629% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.46% Two or More Races, and 0.121% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (36.8%), followed by White Male (31.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.64%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.1%), followed by White Male (12.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.82%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

66%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,133 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is 2,728 and the part-time enrollment is 1,405. This means that 66% of students enrolled at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2022 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 Saint Mary's University of Minnesota was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Saint Mary's University of Minnesota had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,360 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    349 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    280 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is 57.1% White, 8.44% Black or African American, 6.77% Hispanic or Latino, 3.39% Asian, 0.629% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.46% Two or More Races, and 0.121% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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, 879 students (21.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 548 more women than men received degrees from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is white (1,085 degrees awarded). There were 7.98 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (136 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is General Education (169 degrees awarded), followed by Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (134 degrees) and Counseling Psychology (107 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (459 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (100 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (118 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,675,328 people), Secondary school teachers (476,208 people), Education administrators (308,791 people), Social workers, all other (272,671 people), and Other managers (225,587 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota in 2022 are Education (459 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (100 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (118 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 degrees), and Psychology (151 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota are Education (459 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (100 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (118 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 degrees), and Psychology (151 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Saint Mary's University of Minnesota are Elementary & secondary schools (3,096,574 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (433,993 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (394,599 people), Individual & family services (274,230 people), and Outpatient care centers (257,386 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota are Education (459 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (100 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (118 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 degrees), and Psychology (151 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 169 degrees awarded
  2. 134 degrees awarded
  3. 107 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota was General Education with 169 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

578
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,126
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 578 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, which is 0.513 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,126).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 82 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota in Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations, which is 1.3 times more than the 63 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 129 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota in General Education, which is 3.23 times more than the 40 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

59%
100% Completion Time
62%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 59% of students graduating from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 62% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 62% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 17.3% of graduates (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,085 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    136 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    99 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is white (1,085 degrees awarded). There were 7.98 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (136 degrees).

16.2% of degree recipients (276 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    738 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    347 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    72 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is white female (738 degrees awarded). There were 2.13 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (347 degrees).

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Operations

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota has an endowment valued at nearly $73.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−5.04%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota had a total salary expenditure of 80.1M. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota employs 35 Associate professors, 24 Assistant professors and 21 Professors. Most academics at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota are Male Associate professor (20), Female Associate professor (15), and Female Assistant professor (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 74 employees, Management, with 72 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 57 employees.

Endowment

$73.1M
2022 Endowment
9.31%
decline from 2021

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota has an endowment valued at about $73.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Saint Mary's University of Minnesota declined 9.31% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $26.5M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$35.1M
2022 Salaries
4.25%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota paid a median of $35.1M in salaries, which represents 43.9% of their overall expenditure ($80.1M) and a 4.25% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.55M
Instructional Salaries
82
Number of Employees

In 2022, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota paid a total of $5.55M to 82 employees working as instructors, which represents 15.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
35 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
74 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota were Associate professor with 35 employees, Assistant professor with 24 employees, and Professor with 21 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 74 employees, Management with 72 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 57 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota was Male Associate professor with 20 employees, Female Associate professor with 15 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 14 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.

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