Departments & Programs

Saint Mary's student taking photographWe offer more than 30 majors in our 19 departments, all designed to help you excel inside and outside the classroom.

Our College

  • discovery of your passions and interests
  • your own personal and academic excellence
  • leadership skils for your career, your community, your life
  • vibrant, active community, where classmates and roommates become the network of sisterhood found throughout the world
  • supportive community
  • growth in your faith and service opportunities
  • cultural fluency through study abroad and other programs
  • four-year graduation promise

Our departments

  • exceptional faculty, experts in their fields, from prestigious universities such as Harvard, Princeton, and Stanford
  • six nationally accredited programs 
  • student to faculty ratio of 10:1
  • mentorships and research opportunities not often found at the undergraduate level

Saint Mary’s College ranks among the top 100 Best National Liberal Arts Colleges for 2015 published by U.S. News. 


Departments and programs
Academic Departments


Business Administration and Economics


Communication Studies, Dance, and Theatre
Communicative Sciences and Disorders
Computer Science and Mathematics
Global Studies
Gender & Women’s Studies

Humanistic Studies
Mathematics and Computer Science
Modern Languages
Nursing Science
Physical Education
Political Science
Religious Studies
Social Work

Administrative Programs
Center for Academic Innovation
Center for Women's Intercultural Leadership
Film Studies
Gerontology Program
Intercultural Studies
Justice Education
Rome Program
Student Designed Major
Writing Proficiency Program