Saint Mary's College of California: Review & Facts

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Saint Mary's College of California is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,030 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1863 and is the only college located in Moraga, California.

Saint Mary's College of California is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
82
Fair
At Saint Mary's College of California you can get your associate's degree, 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Saint Mary's College of California follows a continuous curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 82 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Education, Management, Psychology, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
88%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Saint Mary's College of California student retention rate is high at 88% (well above California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Saint Mary's College of California is average - 61%.

Student to faculty ratio at Saint Mary's College of California is good, 11:1. Read more details regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$43,000
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high - about $42,800 a year. The additional fees at Saint Mary's College of California beyond tuition are about $200, which comes to $43,000 a year.

Read the details about Saint Mary's College of California additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
98%
Easy
As reported in recent data, 3,773 applications were submitted and 3,680 were accepted; so it is very easy to be accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Saint Mary's College of California in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,800
High
Saint Mary's College of California provides study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Saint Mary's College of California, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Saint Mary's College of California offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,600 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high: nearly $7,800 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Saint Mary's College of California. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Saint Mary's College of California seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Saint Mary's College of California Location and Maps



Post Address: Saint Mary's College of California, 1928 Saint Marys Road, Moraga, California 94575, USA
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