St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,116
2022 Average Net Price
$20,714
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.826%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
77.3%
2,934 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,520
97.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
70.7%
236 Graduates

About

St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) is a higher education institution located in St. Mary's County, MD. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) were General Psychology (71 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (41 degrees), and General Economics (40 degrees).

In 2022, 444 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912). 59.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (336 degrees), 10.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (33 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) is $12,116, which is $−16,214 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) is $12,116, which is $−16,214 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,714.

In 2022, 88% of undergraduate students attending St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 41% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$12,116
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) was $12,116. The cost of tuition at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) is $−16,214 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$20,714
2022 Value
2.48%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,714. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) grew by 2.48%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,867
Room and Board
$850
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) was of $13,867 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $850. The cost of books and supplies increased by 6.25% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

88%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
41%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

88% of undergraduate students at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 3.3% with respect to 2021, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
0.826%
2019 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) was 0.826%, which represents 3 out of the 363 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 (163912) received 2,934 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 2.16% annual growth. Out of those 2,934 applicants, 2,268 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 77.3% acceptance rate.

There were 1,520 students enrolled at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) in 2022. 32% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) has an overall enrollment yield of 18.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

77.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,268
Accepted Out of 2,934

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) was 77.3% (2,268 admissions from 2,934 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 77.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 2.16%, while admissions grew by 2.12%..

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SAT Scores

32%
Submission Percentage (2022)
133
Scores Submitted (2022)

32% of enrolled first-time students at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) had a total enrollment of 1,520 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) is 1,478 students and the part-time enrollment is 42. This means that 97.2% of students enrolled at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912), both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.6% White, 11.4% Black or African American, 8.55% Hispanic or Latino, 5.13% Two or More Races, 3.55% Asian, 0.592% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0658% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.5%), followed by White Male (28.7%) and Black or African American Female (6.39%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (56.5%), followed by White Male (17.4%) and Black or African American Female (8.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,520 students. The full-time enrollment at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) is 1,478 and the part-time enrollment is 42. This means that 97.2% of students enrolled at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
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 St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,043 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    173 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    130 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) is 68.6% White, 11.4% Black or African American, 8.55% Hispanic or Latino, 5.13% Two or More Races, 3.55% Asian, 0.592% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0658% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% 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, 24 students (1.58%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 88 more women than men received degrees from St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) is white (336 degrees awarded). There were 10.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (33 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) is General Psychology (71 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (41 degrees) and General Economics (40 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (22 degrees awarded), English (27 degrees), and History (16 degrees).

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 (163912) are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (512,487 people), Other managers (328,006 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (282,418 people), Postsecondary teachers (228,386 people), and Secondary school teachers (178,823 people).

The most specialized majors at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) in 2022 are Language & Linguistics (22 degrees awarded), English (27 degrees), History (16 degrees), Social Sciences (97 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (163912) are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) are Language & Linguistics (22 degrees awarded), English (27 degrees), History (16 degrees), Social Sciences (97 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 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 St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) are Elementary & secondary schools (681,719 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (476,593 people), Legal services (406,018 people), Computer Systems Design (261,753 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (229,010 people).

The most specialized majors at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) are Language & Linguistics (22 degrees awarded), English (27 degrees), History (16 degrees), Social Sciences (97 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 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 St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 71 degrees awarded
  2. 41 degrees awarded
  3. 40 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) was General Psychology with 71 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

178
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
266
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 178 degrees were awarded to men at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912), which is 0.669 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (266).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 29 degrees were awarded to men at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) in General Economics, which is 2.64 times more than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 52 degrees were awarded to men at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) in General Psychology, which is 2.74 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

63%
100% Completion Time
72%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 63% of students graduating from St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 72% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 72% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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 St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 4.24% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    336 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    33 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) is white (336 degrees awarded). There were 10.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (33 degrees).

2.93% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    200 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    136 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) is white female (200 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (136 degrees).

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Operations

St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) has an endowment valued at nearly $40M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−0.912%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) had a total salary expenditure of 77.8M. St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) employs 45 Professors, 38 Assistant professors and 33 Associate professors. Most academics at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) are Female Assistant professor (24), Male Professor (23), and Female Professor (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) are: Management, with 55 employees, Service, with 54 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 54 employees.

Endowment

$40M
2022 Endowment
10.8%
decline from 2021

St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) has an endowment valued at about $40M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) declined 10.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.24M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$26.9M
2022 Salaries
1.05%
growth from 2021

In 2022, St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) paid a median of $26.9M in salaries, which represents 34.6% of their overall expenditure ($77.8M) and a 1.05% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.4M
Instructional Salaries
122
Number of Employees

In 2022, St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) paid a total of $10.4M to 122 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
45 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
55 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) were Professor with 45 employees, Assistant professor with 38 employees, and Associate professor with 33 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) were Management with 55 employees, Service with 54 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 54 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912) was Female Assistant professor with 24 employees, Male Professor with 23 employees, and Female Professor with 22 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at St. Mary's College of Maryland (163912).

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