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Undergraduate Enrollment 2,274
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $13,760 PER SEM.*
Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) N/A
Yearly Room and Board $7,001+
% of Students on Financial Aid 89.4
Median SAT/ACT 1030/22 (MEAN)
% of African American Students 3
% of Asian American Students 2
% of Hispanic Students 68
% of International Students 9
Student/Teacher Ratio 11:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 152
% of Male/% of Female Students 47/53
Greek System? YES
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus 71
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years 48.4
% of Students Who Graduate Overall 60.4
% of Freshmen Who Return 76
% Of Alumni Who Give $$$ to School 10.1

St. Mary's University

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One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, TX 78228











  • With tuition priced below the national average for four-year private institutions, U.S. News & World Report has recognized St. Mary’s for excellence and value.
  • Rattler Athletics, known for its winning traditions, claims six national titles in basketball, baseball, softball and golf.
  • St. Mary’s is Texas’s first fair-trade designated university.

FOUNDED BY MARIANIST BROTHERS in 1852, St. Mary’s is the oldest Catholic university in Texas and has been guiding students toward success for more than 165 years. Committed to academic excellence, St. Mary’s ranks among the best colleges in the West for academic quality and student outcomes.

With a 12-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio, students receive personalized attention. Academic rigor combined with dedicated faculty, outstanding student life and a strong support system helps students meet their educational and career goals. To enhance their experience, students can participate in undergraduate research, internships, study abroad and civic engagement.

Programs include undergraduate studies in humanities, sciences and business with options to pursue graduate, doctoral and law degrees. A wide variety of majors and concentrations are available to help students find their academic passion. Certificate programs for today’s most in-demand career fields include International Relations, Cybersecurity, and Software Engineering. In addition, St. Mary’s offers innovative programs such as a Master of Jurisprudence, ABET-accredited engineering programs, an MBA for Professionals, and an educational computer gaming graduate program ranked among the top in the world by the Princeton Review.

Academic achievement, sense of community and holistic learning are part of what sets a St. Mary’s education apart. For many graduates, their St. Mary’s experience is a defining moment in their lives, sparking a passion for lifelong learning and servant leadership.

Located just five miles from downtown San Antonio, the 135-acre, tree-lined campus features stunning architectural landmarks and has 13 residence halls and themed living communities on campus.

* Tuition based on 12- to 18-hour semester

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