University of Saint Mary

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$29,750
3.08% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$22,029
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.03%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
59.6%
1,375 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,229
75.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
56.1%
60 Graduates

About

University of Saint Mary is a higher education institution located in Leavenworth County, KS. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Saint Mary were Registered Nursing (42 degrees awarded), General Psychology (20 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (17 degrees).

In 2020, 355 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Saint Mary. 65.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (197 degrees), 2.94 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (67 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Saint Mary is $29,750, which is $7,220 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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The median undergraduate tuition at University of Saint Mary is $29,750, which is $7,220 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,029.

In 2020, 94% of undergraduate students attending University of Saint Mary received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 88% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$29,750
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of Saint Mary was $29,750. The cost of tuition at University of Saint Mary is $7,220 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$22,029
2020 Value
4.81%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of Saint Mary had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,029. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of Saint Mary grew by 4.81%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,800
Room and Board
$2,550
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Saint Mary was of $7,800 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,550. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

94%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
88%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

94% of undergraduate students at University of Saint Mary received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 2.17% with respect to 2019, when 92% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.03%
2018 Default Rate
23
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of Saint Mary was 5.03%, which represents 23 out of the 457 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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University of Saint Mary received 1,375 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 96.7% annual growth. Out of those 1,375 applicants, 819 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 59.6% acceptance rate.

There were 1,229 students enrolled at University of Saint Mary in 2020, and 37% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Saint Mary has an overall enrollment yield of 23.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

59.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
819
Accepted Out of 1,375

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Saint Mary was 59.6% (819 admissions from 1,375 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 84%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 96.7%, while admissions grew by 39.5%.

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SAT Scores

37%
Submission Percentage
72
Scores Submitted

37% of enrolled first-time students at University of Saint Mary in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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University of Saint Mary has a total enrollment of 1,229 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Saint Mary is 931 students and the part-time enrollment is 298. This means that 75.8% of students enrolled at University of Saint Mary are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Saint Mary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.7% White, 13.5% Hispanic or Latino, 11.1% Black or African American, 3.5% Two or More Races, 2.12% Asian, 0.976% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.651% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Saint Mary in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (27.6%), followed by White Male (21.9%) and Black or African American Male (11.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.2%), followed by White Male (23.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.53%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Saint Mary, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,229 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Saint Mary is 931 and the part-time enrollment is 298. This means that 75.8% of students enrolled at University of Saint Mary are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Saint Mary was 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of Saint Mary had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    623
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    166
  3. Black or African American
    136

The enrolled student population at University of Saint Mary is 50.7% White, 13.5% Hispanic or Latino, 11.1% Black or African American, 3.5% Two or More Races, 2.12% Asian, 0.976% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.651% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 202 students (16.4%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 109 more women than men received degrees from University of Saint Mary. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Saint Mary is white (197 degrees awarded). There were 2.94 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (67 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Saint Mary is Registered Nursing (42 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (20 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (17 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Saint Mary, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (38 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), and Business (123 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Saint Mary are Registered nurses (1,482,697 people), Accountants & auditors (1,075,763 people), Other managers (815,622 people), Physicians (541,533 people), and Financial managers (473,599 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Saint Mary are Psychology (38 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), Business (123 degrees), Health (109 degrees), and Biology (17 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Saint Mary are Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at University of Saint Mary are Psychology (38 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), Business (123 degrees), Health (109 degrees), and Biology (17 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Saint Mary are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,308,502 people), Elementary & secondary schools (1,093,671 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (806,459 people), Computer Systems Design (525,199 people), and Insurance carriers (523,666 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Saint Mary are Psychology (38 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), Business (123 degrees), Health (109 degrees), and Biology (17 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Saint Mary.
Most Common
  1. 42 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 20 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 17 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Saint Mary was Registered Nursing with 42 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

123
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
232
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 123 degrees were awarded to men at University of Saint Mary, which is 0.53 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (232).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 48 degrees were awarded to men at University of Saint Mary in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.686 times less than the 70 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 70 degrees were awarded to women at University of Saint Mary in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.46 times more than the 48 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

37%
100% Completion Time
55%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 37% of students graduating from University of Saint Mary completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 55% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Saint Mary is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.33% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    197 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    67 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Saint Mary is white (197 degrees awarded). There were 2.94 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (67 degrees).

18.9% of degree recipients (67 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    135 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    62 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Saint Mary is white female (135 degrees awarded). There were 2.18 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (62 degrees).

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University of Saint Mary has an endowment valued at nearly $16.6M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.25M (7.5%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, University of Saint Mary had a total salary expenditure of $24M. University of Saint Mary employs 26 Instructors, 21 Associate professors, and 17 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Saint Mary are Female Instructors (19), Female Assistant professors(14), and Male Associate professors (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Saint Mary are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 34 employees, Management, with 17 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees.

Endowment

$16.6M
2020 Endowment
4.08%
growth from 2019

University of Saint Mary has an endowment valued at about $16.6M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Saint Mary grew 4.08% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $23M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $210k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, University of Saint Mary received $210k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$11.3M
2020 Salaries
3.11%
growth from 2019

In 2020, University of Saint Mary paid a median of $11.3M in salaries, which represents 47% of their overall expenditure ($24M) and a 3.11% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.362% growth from 2018 and a 2.35% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.66M
Instructional Salaries
72
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of Saint Mary paid a total of $4.66M to 72 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
26 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
34 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Saint Mary were Instructor with 26 employees; Associate professor with 21 employees; and Associate professor with 17 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Saint Mary were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 34 employees; Management with 17 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Saint Mary was Female Instructor with 19 employees, Female Assistant professor with 14 employees, and Male Associate professor with 11 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Saint Mary.

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