University of Saint Mary

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$31,450
2.84% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$21,887
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.11%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
81.9%
1,489 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,267
74% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
38.5%
47 Graduates

About

University of Saint Mary is a higher education institution located in Leavenworth County, KS. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at University of Saint Mary were General Business Administration & Management (66 degrees awarded), Counseling Psychology (16 degrees), and Family Practice Nurse (9 degrees).

In 2022, 354 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Saint Mary. 59.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (211 degrees), 3.52 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (60 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Saint Mary is $31,450, which is $7,454 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Saint Mary is $31,450, which is $7,454 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 $21,887.

In 2022, 89% of undergraduate students attending University of Saint Mary received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$31,450
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Saint Mary was $31,450. The cost of tuition at University of Saint Mary is $7,454 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$21,887
2022 Value
8.04%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Saint Mary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,887. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Saint Mary grew by 8.04%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,308
Room and Board
$2,550
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Saint Mary was of $8,308 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.29% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,550. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

89%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
84%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

89% of undergraduate students at University of Saint Mary received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 2.2% with respect to 2021, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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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.
1.11%
2019 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Saint Mary was 1.11%, which represents 5 out of the 451 total borrowers.

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Admissions

University of Saint Mary received 1,489 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 17.5% annual growth. Out of those 1,489 applicants, 1,220 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 81.9% acceptance rate.

There were 1,267 students enrolled at University of Saint Mary in 2022. 4% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Saint Mary has an overall enrollment yield of 16.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

81.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,220
Accepted Out of 1,489

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Saint Mary was 81.9% (1,220 admissions from 1,489 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 80.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 17.5%, while admissions declined by −16.5%..

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SAT Scores

4%
Submission Percentage (2022)
8
Scores Submitted (2022)

4% of enrolled first-time students at University of Saint Mary in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Saint Mary had a total enrollment of 1,267 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Saint Mary is 938 students and the part-time enrollment is 329. This means that 74% of students enrolled at University of Saint Mary are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Saint Mary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.7% White, 17.5% Hispanic or Latino, 10.3% Black or African American, 3.95% Two or More Races, 1.58% Asian, 0.631% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.237% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Saint Mary in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (28.1%), followed by White Male (23.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (12.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.2%), followed by White Male (25.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (7.49%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Saint Mary in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,267 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Saint Mary is 938 and the part-time enrollment is 329. This means that 74% of students enrolled at University of Saint Mary are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
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 University of Saint Mary was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), University of Saint Mary had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    706 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    222 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    131 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Saint Mary is 55.7% White, 17.5% Hispanic or Latino, 10.3% Black or African American, 3.95% Two or More Races, 1.58% Asian, 0.631% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.237% 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, 110 students (8.68%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 66 more women than men received degrees from University of Saint Mary. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Saint Mary is white (211 degrees awarded). There were 3.52 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (60 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at University of Saint Mary is General Business Administration & Management (66 degrees awarded), followed by Counseling Psychology (16 degrees) and Family Practice Nurse (9 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Saint Mary, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 degrees awarded), Psychology (33 degrees), and Biology (28 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Saint Mary are Registered nurses (1,533,416 people), Physicians (555,499 people), Other managers (313,080 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (297,385 people), and Postsecondary teachers (254,547 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Saint Mary in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 degrees awarded), Psychology (33 degrees), Biology (28 degrees), History (4 degrees), and Health (122 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 University of Saint Mary are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of Saint Mary are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 degrees awarded), Psychology (33 degrees), Biology (28 degrees), History (4 degrees), and Health (122 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Saint Mary are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,154,909 people), Elementary & secondary schools (893,661 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (638,439 people), Outpatient care centers (505,467 people), and Offices of physicians (449,438 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Saint Mary are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 degrees awarded), Psychology (33 degrees), Biology (28 degrees), History (4 degrees), and Health (122 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 University of Saint Mary.

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Saint Mary was Registered Nursing with 32 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

144
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
210
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 144 degrees were awarded to men at University of Saint Mary, which is 0.686 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (210).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 43 degrees were awarded to men at University of Saint Mary in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.13 times more than the 38 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 38 degrees were awarded to men at University of Saint Mary in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.884 times less than the 43 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%
100% Completion Time
56%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 38% of students graduating from University of Saint Mary completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 56% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% 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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    211 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    60 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Saint Mary is white (211 degrees awarded). There were 3.52 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (60 degrees).

7.06% of degree recipients (25 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    138 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    73 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Saint Mary is white female (138 degrees awarded). There were 1.89 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (73 degrees).

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Operations

University of Saint Mary has an endowment valued at nearly $18M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−14.7%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, University of Saint Mary had a total salary expenditure of 27.5M. University of Saint Mary employs 35 Assistant professors, 27 Associate professors and 15 Instructors. Most academics at University of Saint Mary are Female Assistant professor (26), Male Associate professor (14), and Female Instructor (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Saint Mary are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 36 employees, Management, with 17 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees.

Endowment

$18M
2022 Endowment
11.4%
decline from 2021

University of Saint Mary has an endowment valued at about $18M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Saint Mary declined 11.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $28.6M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$12.9M
2022 Salaries
9.06%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of Saint Mary paid a median of $12.9M in salaries, which represents 46.9% of their overall expenditure ($27.5M) and a 9.06% growth 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

$5.64M
Instructional Salaries
83
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Saint Mary paid a total of $5.64M to 83 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.8% 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

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

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Saint Mary were Assistant professor with 35 employees, Associate professor with 27 employees, and Instructor with 15 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Saint Mary were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 36 employees, Management with 17 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Saint Mary was Female Assistant professor with 26 employees, Male Associate professor with 14 employees, and Female Instructor with 13 employees.

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

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