International Students


Saint Mary's College welcomes women from around the globe.  Located in the United States midwest region, about one and half hours from Chicago, Saint Mary's College is a small, private higher educational institution offering over 30 different bachelor degree programs for women.  Our most popular programs include business administration, communication, nursing, education, and the sciences.

The College has consistently been ranked one of the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the nation.  As a Catholic women's college, we will prepare you to become a global leader in your field by providing a student-centered environment which ensures personal attention from faculty.  We give you a voice in the classroom and help you to develop intellectually as well as personally. 

Our community includes more than 1,500 students who come from all over the United States and from 14 countries. International students are guaranteed on-campus housing for all four years in one of our five residence halls.

The Center for Women's Intercultural Leadership provides you with:

  • International Orientation Program
  • Cultural Activities
  • English Language School - Available to students who want to polish their skills before entering the discussion-based, writing-intensive classes at Saint Mary's.

To take the next step toward your Saint Mary's experience, you may: