Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

Private, Four-years School Located in Saint Mary of the Woods, IN

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How much is the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods's tuition & fees is $33,490.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $49,836 when a student lives on-campus.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$33,490
Books & Supplies Costs$1,600
On-campus Room & Board$11,350
On-campus Expenses$3,396
Off-campus Room & Board$6,920
Off-campus Expenses$3,306
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$36,713

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $153,347 at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $217,303. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $119,374.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$35,325$50,553$27,993
Sophomore (2024-25)$37,261$52,985$29,190
Junior (2025-26)$39,303$55,541$30,441
Senior (2026-27)$41,457$58,224$31,749
4 Years Total$153,347$217,303$119,374
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$37,261$52,985$29,190
Sophomore (2025-26)$39,303$55,541$30,441
Junior (2026-27)$41,457$58,224$31,749
Senior (2027-28)$43,729$61,044$33,118
4 Years Total$161,751$227,794$124,498
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$39,303$55,541$30,441
Sophomore (2026-27)$41,457$58,224$31,749
Junior (2027-28)$43,729$61,044$33,118
Senior (2028-29)$46,126$64,005$34,549
4 Years Total$170,616$238,814$129,857
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$41,457$58,224$31,749
Sophomore (2027-28)$43,729$61,044$33,118
Junior (2028-29)$46,126$64,005$34,549
Senior (2029-30)$48,654$67,116$36,046
4 Years Total$179,966$250,389$135,462
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$43,729$61,044$33,118
Sophomore (2028-29)$46,126$64,005$34,549
Junior (2029-30)$48,654$67,116$36,046
Senior (2030-31)$51,320$70,385$37,612
4 Years Total$189,829$262,550$141,324

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Indiana, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $22,120.
In-StateOut-of-State
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College$33,490
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Indiana Four-years Colleges$20,112
Public Schools$6,847$15,112
Private Schools$22,120

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods CollegeSaint Mary of the Woods, IN$33,490$14,100
Anderson UniversityAnderson, IN$35,640$10,204
Bethel UniversityMishawaka, IN$33,320$9,310
Calumet College of Saint JosephWhiting, IN$22,650$22,100
Huntington UniversityHuntington, IN$29,982$9,060
Indiana University-KokomoKokomo, IN$22,043$19,575
Indiana University-NorthwestGary, IN$22,043$19,575
Indiana University-EastRichmond, IN$22,043$19,575
Manchester UniversityNorth Manchester, IN$37,090$27,534
Indiana Wesleyan University-MarionMarion, IN$31,168$11,970

Financial Aid and COA

At Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, 735 students (93%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $21,387.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods is $28,449 for students living on-campus and $23,929 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 182 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $26,438 and the average amount of student loans is $7,840.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$49,836
COA (off-campus)$45,316
Tuition & Fees$33,490
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$16,346
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$11,826
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$28,449
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$23,929
Average Financial Aid$21,387
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship73593%$21,387
Pell Grants43154%$4,754
Federal Student Loan59275%$6,553
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid182100%-
Grants or Scholarships182100%$26,438
Federal Grants9753%$5,511
Pell Grants9653%$5,143
Other Federal Grants8245%$499
State/Local Grants9351%$7,602
Institutional Grants18099%$19,834
Student Loan Aid13273%$7,840
Federal Student Loans13172%$6,981
Other Student Loans105%$12,039

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods's acceptance rate is 70.32%. A total of 812 applicants applied to and 571 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 194 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 33.98%.
To apply to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants812188$623
Admitted571105$466
Enrolled19441$153
Acceptance Rate70.32%55.85%74.80%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)33.98%39.05%32.83%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programNeither Required Nor Recommended
RecommendationsConsidered But Not Required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,048 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 20.
Its SAT score is lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,0489751,120
National Average1,168
Indiana Average1,154
SAT EBRW535490580
SAT Math513485540
ACT Composite201723
National Average24
Indiana Average25
ACT Math191622
ACT English191622

Student Population

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College has a total of 1,147 students including 815 undergraduate and 332 graduate students. By gender, there are 173 male students and 954 female students attending Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. The school offers online degree programs and 233 students enrolled online exclusively (20.31% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,127 173954
Undergraduate793 138655
Graduate334 35299

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1 St Mary of Woods Coll, Saint Mary of the Woods, IN
Phone812-535-5151
WEBwww.smwc.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered50 Programs
Online Program Offered3 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered6 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate78.17%
Yield26.35%
Student Population1,147
Graduation Rate51%
Retention Rate67% (Full-time), 50% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate9 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties53 (Full-time), 130 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs152 (Full-time), 156 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$47,309
Average Staff Salary$49,919