Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

3301 St Marys Rd, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, United States
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Overview of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

About this school

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, founded in 1840, is a private, church-affiliated coeducational college. Its 212-acre campus, including several 19th- and early 20th-century buildings, is located in St. Mary-of-the-Woods, 70 miles from Indianapolis.
  • Website


    www.smwc.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Mostly women

  • Graduate Students


    196

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:756
    • Men:78 (10.3%)
    • Women:678 (89.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
-
City, State, Zip
Saint Mary of the Woods, IN  47876
Phone
(812) 535-5106
Fax
(812) 535-5215
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Official transcripts from all previous institutions for transfers; proof of RN license, valid driver's license, and background check for RN-to-BSN program; background check and Praxis II scores for teacher licensure recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
75% of 578 applicants were admitted
Women
74% of 496 applicants were admitted
Men
82% of 82 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
222 (51%) of 434 admitted students enrolled
Women
191 (52%) of 367 admitted students enrolled
Men
31 (46%) of 67 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.25
375 And Above
15%
3.50 - 3.74
22%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
26%
2.00 - 2.49
5%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
440-520 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
11%
• Score 500 - 600
37%
• Score 400 - 500
43%
• Score 300 - 400
10%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
450-550 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
11%
• Score 500 - 600
41%
• Score 400 - 500
38%
• Score 300 - 400
11%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
18-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
22%
• Score 18 - 23
51%
• Score 12 - 17
24%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $29,510 (65.48464406177881%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,914 (24.218888691638558%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,600 (3.5505059470974616%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,040 (6.7459612994851765%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
March 10
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001835
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
77 (97.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
77 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
77 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$28,166
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 77 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,295
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 60 (77.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,189
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
398 (97.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
398 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
398 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$21,973
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 392 (98.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,000
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 301 (75.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,087
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Performing Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Current Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Out-of-State Students, Parents of Current Students, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


49

Part-Time Faculty


93

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


20%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 72% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 25% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 3% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


66.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


57.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


57.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (35)


  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Computer Science
  • Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services, Other
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Education, Other
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Equestrian/Equine Studies
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Special Education and Teaching, Other
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Online Degrees


Business administration

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Leadership Development, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (5)


  • Art Therapy
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Theology
  • Therapies--Dance, Drama, and Music

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


797

Nearest Metropolitan Area


67 acres

Environment


Rural community

Campus Size


Indianapolis

Weather


Temperature
17.2 average low in January, 82.7 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
75 mile(s) from campus in Indianapolis
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Terre Haute
Nearest Train Station
40 mile(s) from campus in Mattoon, Ill.

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


42% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


58%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
-
Mascot
Pomeroys
School Colors
Columbia blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Equestrian Sports
Golf
Soccer
Softball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Equestrian Sports
Golf
Soccer
Softball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Mostly women

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


397

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
756
Women
678
Men
78

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.2% Asian
  • 3.9% Black/African-American
  • 2.4% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 80.9% White
  • 8.7% Unknown

International Students


0.8%

Average Age


29

Number of Graduate Students


196

Student Resources

Study resources