Nationally Recognized

Get ready for a challenging education where intellect thrives. Saint Mary’s College focuses on writing across the curriculum and teaches strong analytical and communication skills. You will perform graduate-quality work as part of the senior comprehensive requirement. You’ll graduate prepared for lifelong learning and leadership.

Saint Mary’s College ranks among the top 100 Best National Liberal Arts Colleges for 2015 published by U.S. News. For the 12th year, in 2014 The Princeton Review listed Saint Mary's College as one of the best colleges and universities in the Midwest.

Nationally Accredited
Saint Mary’s has six nationally accredited programs, including art, chemistry and physics, education, music, nursing, and social work. We were the first Catholic women’s college to receive the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) accreditation.

Prepared Graduates
Approximately 30 percent of Saint Mary’s students go directly into graduate programs. They are accepted into well-known graduate schools, such as Carnegie-Mellon, Rutgers, and the University of Chicago.

Saint Mary’s alumnae succeed in a wide range of fields regionally, nationally, and internationally. Most years, 100 percent of accounting majors receive job offers before graduation. Almost 90 percent of Saint Mary’s recent graduates are in graduate school or pursuing careers in industry, business, and government. Three current U.S. Representatives are graduates of Saint Mary’s College.