St. Mary's University

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Address:
1 Camino Santa Maria
San Antonio
TX 78228

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St. Mary's University, founded in 1852 by Marianist brothers and priests, is the first institution of higher learning in San Antonio and the oldest Catholic university in Texas and the Southwest.

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Mission
Personal attention is the first phrase many students use to describe what they love about St. Mary???s University, a Catholic and Marianist liberal arts institution where the combination of interpersonal relationships, academic excellence and global perspective results in a community of scholars that crosses generations and cultures. The Marianists who founded the University in 1852 modeled servant leadership. Their welcoming Catholic spirit continues to infuse the entire student experience. Strongly rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition, the St. Mary???s core curriculum integrates course work in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences into each student???s degree plan and helps develop creativity, analytical skills and an understanding of the human condition. St. Mary???s challenges students to strive for academic excellence and personal integrity, while educating them for possibilities of greatness in career and community. Recognizing St. Mary???s as a strong-performing institution with a high graduation rate, the Education Trust selected St. Mary???s as a national model for student success. One of the first schools in the nation to have a Service Learning Center, St. Mary???s was selected by The Princeton Review and Campus Compact to be included in Colleges with a Conscience: 81 Great Schools with Outstanding Community Involvement. The institution is committed to being a leader in fostering social responsibility and public service. At St. Mary???s, students learn how to become citizens of the world by making a difference in the lives of others. St. Mary???s faculty, staff, alumni and students excel in local, regional and national endeavors. During the 2008-2009 academic year, St. Mary???s University Graduate School Dean Henry Flores, Ph.D. was interviewed as an historical expert in the latest documentary of the critically acclaimed PBS series ???The American Experience.??? The story in the series ???A Class Apart??? tells the history of Latinos America, with focus on the landmark US Supreme Court case Hernandez v. Texas. The Corporation for National and Community Service honored St. Mary???s University with a place on the President???s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts and service to America???s communities. John Qui??ones, a St. Mary???s alumnus, winner of seven Emmy Awards and recipient of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award???s Grand Prize for International Reporting chose St. Mary???s University as one of the first stops on his national book tour. ???Heroes Among Us: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Choices??? is a collection of stories of truly heroic individuals that Qui??ones has encountered throughout his career. Students in the Bill Greehey School of Business won first and second place at the National Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization???s business plan elevator pitch competition. The first in San Antonio to offer forensic science degrees, St. Mary???s University has created two new degrees in the emerging field of forensic science. Undergraduate students can pursue the new Bachelor of Science degree in Forensic Science with a Biology or Chemistry option or the Bachelor of Arts degree in Forensic Science with a Criminology option beginning fall semester 2009. ???St. Mary???s prides itself on identifying career trends and providing the best academic foundation for our students to pursue those fields,??? said President Charles L. Cotrell, Ph.D. ???In today???s economy, we want to equip our students with the skill sets that will help them succeed.??? The University???s 135-acre campus in northwest San Antonio offers a blend of historic beauty and high-tech functionality. Amenities, including a new residence hall opening in 2009, smart classrooms with Internet access, wireless access and the Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center???s fitness facility, add up to a high quality educational environment for every student.
General Information
Selective, Medium School, Catholic Affiliation, Urban/Major City, Co-Ed, Graduate Students - High, Total Minority - High, Hispanic Students - High, High Cost, Diagnostic Testing Service, Handicapped Student Services, Note taking Services, Study Abroad, Advanced Placement/CLEP, Cooperative Work Experience, Reserve Officers - Training Corps (ROTC), Campus Publications, Dormitories, Foreign Student Organizations, Honor Student Organizations, Minority Student Organizations, Religious Organizations, Social Fraternities and Sororities, Student Government, Student/Faculty Ratio - Medium
Other Admission Requirements
GED accepted, TOEFL test ONLY required, SAT/ACT tests NOT required, Financial statement NOT required, Advance deposit NOT required, Pre-application form NOT required, Separate application form NOT required
Popular Areas Of Study
Biology, Psychology, English/Communication Arts, International Business, Political Science
School Type
Private not-for-profit (religious affiliation), 4-year or above
Specialities
A Catholic And Marianist Liberal Arts Institution
Costs
2010-2011 Tuition and Fees: $22,556
Campus Setting
Located within a major urban area
Highest Degree Offered
Doctoral and first-professional
Campus Description
135-acre campus in San Antonio
Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Type
College/University
Email
uadm@stmarytx.edu
Level
Four Year School
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Coed Status
Men and Women
Enrollment Concentration
Traditional
Highest Offering
Doctorates
City Type
Large City
Campus Size
135 acres
Selectivity
selective
Academic Calendar
Semester
Ages
All Ages
Control
Private
Application Deadline
rolling
Institutional Control
Private
Instate Tuition Fees For Grad 1 Yr
$12006
Instate Tuition For Undergrad For 1 Yr
$20600
Setting
urban
Graduate In State Tuition
10890
Graduate Out Of State Tuition
10890
Undergraduate In State Tuition
19334
Undergraduate Out Of State Tuition
19334
On Campus Room And Board Charges
$7188
Percentage Of Students Admitted
63.31
Room Charge For 1 Yr On Sharing With 1 Person
$4222
Year Founded
1852
Accredited
true
Books Cost (estimate)
1200
Typical Board Cost
2780
Typical Room And Board
6320
Typical Room Cost
3540
Undergraduate Enrollment
2531
Undergraduate Number Of Females
1489
Undergraduate Number Of Males
1042
Founded In
1852
Instate Per Credit Hr For Pt Grad
$667
Instate Per Credit Hr For Pt Undergrad
$640
Total Number Of Admissions
1513
Total Number Of Applicants
2390
Additional Fees
600
Graduate Enrollment
776
Graduate Number Of Females
444
Graduate Number Of Males
332
International Enrollment
116
International Application Fee
$30
Undergraduate Application Fee
$30
Application Fee
$30
Percent Hispanic
68
Graduate Application Fee
$0
Percent African American
3
Percent Asian
2
Percent Native American
1
Percent Out Of State Students
4
Web Site
http://www.stmarytx.edu/

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