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By the numbers

Undergraduate Enrollment 2,373
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $14,855 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 1154/24
% of African American Students 3.2
% of Asian American Students 2.3
% of Hispanic Students 66.9
% of International Students 8
Student/Teacher Ratio 11:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 154
% of Male/% of Female Students 45/55
Greek System? YES
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus 71
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years 47.6
% of Students Who Graduate Overall 62.8
% of Freshmen Who Return 75
% Of Alumni Who Give $$$ to School 10.1

*Tuition based on 12- to 18-hour semester

St. Mary's University

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One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, TX 78228









  • The Brookings Institution listed St. Mary's as best in San Antonio, tied for first in Texas and 17th nationally for graduate career success.
  • Rattler Athletics claims six national titles in basketball, baseball, softball and golf.
  • Texas’s first fair-trade designated university.
  • Learning labs include a trading room where students in the AACSB-accredited Greehey School of Business manage a growing investment portfolio in excess of $1.5 million.
  • Recognized by Colleges of Distinction as excelling in the four fundamental areas of effective undergraduate education: student engagement, great teaching, vibrant community and successful outcomes.

Founded by Marianist brothers in 1852, St. Mary’s is the oldest Catholic university in Texas. Committed to academic excellence, the university ranks among the best colleges in the West for academic quality and student outcomes.

Challenging academics combined with dedicated faculty, outstanding student life, and a strong support system help students meet their educational goals. To enhance their experience, students participate in undergraduate research, internships, study abroad, and civic engagement.

With an 11-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio, students receive personalized attention. St. Mary’s has more than 75 academic programs including undergraduate studies in humanities, sciences, and business, with options to pursue graduate, doctoral, and law degrees. Certificate programs for today’s most in-demand career fields include international relations, cybersecurity, and software engineering. St. Mary’s also offers innovative programs such as a Master of Jurisprudence, ABET-accredited engineering programs, and an MBA for professionals.

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. Many alumni continue to embody the mission to serve others long after they graduate.

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