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Overall Score: 72.6

St. Mary's College of Maryland

St. Mary's City, MD http://www.smcm.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$32,100
% of students who get any grants
85%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$21,400
Average price for low-income students
$6,400

Admissions

Acceptance rate
84%
Median SAT/ACT score
1180/25
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
1,470

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
86%
% of need met
72%
% of students who get merit grants
33%
Average merit grant
$4,180

Student Success

Graduation rate
79%
Average time to a degree
4.1 years
Median student debt
$22,000
Early career earnings
$55,340
% earning more than a high school grad
69%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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