Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
Saint Mary of the Woods, IN 47876-1099


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 882
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Student to faculty ratio 7:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 345 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 367 applications and 268 students were granted admission. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is at the #71 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 40% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 67% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT825 to 1030
ACT17 to 22
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College's tuition was $28,932 for all students regardless of residency (8% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 54% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,152 (which is 5.6% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in 2016-2017, was 50, which is 71% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $9,300 (which is 57.8% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College has enrolled a total of 882 students (496 students full-time and 386 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 882 students, 103 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 7% men and 93% women and 690 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 192 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 371 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 74%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 12%

Black/African American: 4%

Hispanic: 3%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 48% 207 6
Education 22% 97 31
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 8% 34 2
Legal Professions And Studies 3% 11 3
Visual And Performing Arts 2% 10
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 1% 6
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 1% 6
Social Sciences 1% 4 0
Natural Resources And Conservation 1% 4
Psychology 0% 2 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,500. Last year, out of the total 350 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 305 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 533 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 464 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $26,500 $30,900
Employment Rate 87% 87%
Total Graduates 350 533

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.

DePauw University
33.2 mile away
Wabash College
47 mile away
Marian University
70.2 mile away
Butler University
72.4 mile away
Martin University
75.1 mile away
Franklin College
75.5 mile away