University of Saint Mary: Narrative Description
UNIVERSITY OF SAINT MARY C-16
4100 South Fourth St. Trafficway
Leavenworth, KS 66048-5082
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.stmary.edu/
Independent Roman Catholic, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1923. Setting: 240-acre small town campus with easy access to Kansas City. Endowment: $6.4 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $4880 per student. Total enrollment: 824. Faculty: 97 (43 full-time, 54 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. 517 applied, 75% were admitted. Full-time: 397 students, 51% women, 49% men. Part-time: 140 students, 71% women, 29% men. Students come from 28 states and territories, 5 other countries, 36% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 7% Hispanic, 13% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 20% 25 or older, 42% live on campus. Retention: 70% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: education; business/marketing; social sciences and history. Core. Calendar: semesters. Advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at University of Kansas, members of the Council of Independent Colleges. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).
Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.5 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Recommended: 1 recommendation, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $20,130 includes full-time tuition ($14,400), mandatory fees ($190), and college room and board ($5540). College room only: $2400. Room and board charges vary according to student level. Part-time tuition: $270 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $65 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to class time and course load.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 25 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, BACCHUS, Theatrical Union, Campus Ministry, Amnesty International. Major annual events: Family Weekend, Heritage Day, Spring Honors Convocation. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 351 college housing spaces available; 187 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Option: coed housing available. De Paul Library with 118,195 books, 70,528 microform titles, 205 serials, 1,985 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $177,594. 95 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms. Staffed computer lab on campus.
Leavenworth is 26 miles northwest of Kansas City, which contributes to the economic and recreational interest of the community.
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