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College of Saint Mary Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on College of Saint Mary? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Saint Mary offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is College of Saint Mary Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

College of Saint Mary was awarded 11 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

Overall Quality

Saint Mary landed the #633 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Saint Mary held the #713 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Saint Mary is also ranked #8 out of 19 schools in Nebraska.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Saint Mary?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at College of Saint Mary is a competitive 56%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

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College of Saint Mary Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Saint Mary, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 10 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at College of Saint Mary is 97%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  97 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at College of Saint Mary

Freshmen Retention Rate

College of Saint Mary has a freshmen retention rate of 84%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  84 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Saint Mary is 23%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  23 out of 100

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College of Saint Mary Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 832 undergraduates at Saint Mary with 761 being full-time and 71 being part-time.

Saint Mary Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 11.10 out of 100, Saint Mary is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  11.10 out of 100
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How Much Does College of Saint Mary Cost?

The overall average net price of Saint Mary is $14,725. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Saint Mary

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,295 $8,696 $11,120 $20,234 $20,246

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Saint Mary, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Saint Mary, approximately 50% of students took out student loans averaging $5,829 a year. That adds up to $23,316 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Saint Mary is 6.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Saint Mary Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Saint Mary with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $41,200 in their early years. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


See which majors at College of Saint Mary make the most money.

Location of College of Saint Mary

College of Saint Mary is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Omaha, Nebraska. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of College of Saint Mary

Contact details for Saint Mary are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7000 Mercy Rd., Omaha, NE 68106
Phone: 402-399-2400
Website: WWW.CSM.EDU

College of Saint Mary Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 26 majors graduated from College of Saint Mary. Of these students, 164 received undergraduate degrees and 139 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 53 $61,700
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 47 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 10 NA
General Biology 10 NA
General Psychology 9 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 7 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 6 NA
Legal Support Services 4 NA
Business Administration & Management 3 NA
Health & Physical Education 3 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at College of Saint Mary along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Saint Mary

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 449 students took at least one online class at College of Saint Mary. This is an increase from the 390 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 449 48
2016-2017 390 15
2015-2016 266 7
2014-2015 249 7
2013-2014 251 0

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