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University of Saint Mary: Narrative Description

UNIVERSITY OF SAINT MARY C-16

4100 South Fourth St. Trafficway
Leavenworth, KS 66048-5082
Tel: (913)682-5151
Free: 800-752-7043
Fax: (913)758-6140
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.stmary.edu/

Description:

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).

Entrance Requirements:

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.

Collegiate Environment:

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.

Community Environment:

Leavenworth is 26 miles northwest of Kansas City, which contributes to the economic and recreational interest of the community.

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