The personal attention you receive at Saint Mary’s extends to the financial aid process. Our Office of Student Financial Services answers your questions and determines your need based on information you share. And because we’re committed to removing financial barriers, we provide as much assistance as possible. You are always considered for additional grants, scholarships, loans, and work study opportunities.

100% of incoming students receive scholarships and/or grants
#43 Best Value, Social Mobility (2024 U.S. News &
World Report
National College Rankings)
92% of graduates are employed full time or enrolled in grad school within one year after graduation

Types of Aid

  • Tuition and Fees Scholarships Typically awarded based on achievements in academics and do not require repayment. All incoming students receive a scholarship when they’re admitted.
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  • Tuition and Fees Grants Awarded based on financial need and do not need to be repaid. Complete the FAFSA to see if you qualify.
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  • Tuition and Fees Loans Common forms of aid for both students and parents. Repayment typically begins six months after graduation.
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Next Steps

Applying for Aid
Estimate Your Costs

Financial access is the first step to empowerment, which is why 100% of our students receive scholarships or grants. Explore the available tools and resources we offer to help estimate your costs and understand how financing your Saint Mary’s experience is possible.

Net Price Calculator

Further Assistance

Office for Student Equity

The Office for Student Equity helps students in practical, immediate ways with funds for daily needs and more. Our mission is to help all students feel included no matter their socioeconomic situation.

Student Emergency Fund

The Saint Mary’s Student Emergency Fund includes donations from alumnae, friends of the College, parents, and even our own students, and can be used at any time for unexpected expenses such as books and supplies or unexpected travel. Learn more

US Military Veterans

In support of our nation’s veterans, Saint Mary's proudly sponsors the Yellow Ribbon Program, providing additional assistance to cover tuition and fees not already covered by the Post–9/11 GI Bill. Parents may even qualify to transfer eligibility to their children. Learn more

Saint Mary's is an invaluable place where you grow not only in mind but in heart and spirit. It's a place where you develop relationships that will last a lifetime. – Kellie Krohn '23
Research Fellow at the MD Anderson Cancer Center