Saint Mary's College

Private, Four-years School Located in Notre Dame, IN

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How much is the Saint Mary's tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, Saint Mary's's tuition & fees is $49,930 based on the NCES data.
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 $66,210 when a student lives on-campus.

Saint Mary's Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$49,930
Books & Supplies Costs$1,150
On-campus Room & Board$13,580
On-campus Expenses$1,550
Off-campus Room & Board$9,350
Off-campus Expenses$2,250
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$51,927

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Saint Mary's for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $220,502 at Saint Mary's. 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 $279,648. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $128,586.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$51,927$66,918$31,344
Sophomore (2024-25)$54,003$68,857$31,861
Junior (2025-26)$56,163$70,881$32,405
Senior (2026-27)$58,409$72,992$32,977
4 Years Total$220,502$279,648$128,586
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$54,003$68,857$31,861
Sophomore (2025-26)$56,163$70,881$32,405
Junior (2026-27)$58,409$72,992$32,977
Senior (2027-28)$60,745$75,194$33,579
4 Years Total$229,321$287,924$130,821
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$56,163$70,881$32,405
Sophomore (2026-27)$58,409$72,992$32,977
Junior (2027-28)$60,745$75,194$33,579
Senior (2028-29)$63,174$77,491$34,211
4 Years Total$238,492$296,558$133,172
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$58,409$72,992$32,977
Sophomore (2027-28)$60,745$75,194$33,579
Junior (2028-29)$63,174$77,491$34,211
Senior (2029-30)$65,701$79,886$34,876
4 Years Total$248,029$305,563$135,643
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$60,745$75,194$33,579
Sophomore (2028-29)$63,174$77,491$34,211
Junior (2029-30)$65,701$79,886$34,876
Senior (2030-31)$68,328$82,384$35,573
4 Years Total$257,948$314,955$138,239

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Saint Mary's' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,449. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Indiana, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $21,487.
In-StateOut-of-State
Saint Mary's College$49,930
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
Indiana Four-years Colleges$19,528
Public Schools$6,646$14,649
Private Schools$21,487

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Saint Mary's 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's CollegeNotre Dame, IN$49,930$29,231
Hanover CollegeHanover, IN$41,214-
Wabash CollegeCrawfordsville, IN$47,475-
Earlham CollegeRichmond, IN$50,058$18,208

Financial Aid and COA

At Saint Mary's College, 1,373 students (98%) 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 $34,206.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Saint Mary's is $32,004 for students living on-campus and $28,474 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 375 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 $36,112 and the average amount of student loans is $8,638.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$66,210
COA (off-campus)$62,680
Tuition & Fees$49,930
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$16,280
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$12,750
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$32,004
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$28,474
Average Financial Aid$34,206
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,37398%$34,206
Pell Grants37727%$4,979
Federal Student Loan86061%$6,230
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid375100%-
Grants or Scholarships375100%$36,112
Federal Grants10528%$5,728
Pell Grants10528%$5,028
Other Federal Grants7420%$993
State/Local Grants7219%$7,715
Institutional Grants375100%$33,026
Student Loan Aid24064%$8,638
Federal Student Loans23863%$5,212
Other Student Loans5013%$16,652

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Saint Mary's's acceptance rate is 83.07%. A total of 2,351 applicants applied to and 1,953 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 375 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 19.20%.
To apply to Saint Mary's, 4 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank and Completion of college-preparatory program. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants2,3510$2,351
Admitted1,9530$1,953
Enrolled3750$375
Acceptance Rate83.07%-83.07%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)19.20%-19.20%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
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's. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,160 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 26.
Its SAT score is slightly higher than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is slightly higher than the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,1601,0551,265
National Average1,168
Indiana Average1,154
SAT EBRW588535640
SAT Math573520625
ACT Composite262230
National Average24
Indiana Average25
ACT Math252327
ACT English272232

Student Population

Saint Mary's College has a total of 1,519 students including 1,406 undergraduate and 113 graduate students. By gender, there are 11 male students and 1,516 female students attending Saint Mary's. The school offers online degree programs and 52 students enrolled online exclusively (3.42% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,527 111,516
Undergraduate1,402 31,399
Graduate125 8117

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address133 Le Mans Hall, Notre Dame, IN
Phone574-284-4000
WEBwww.saintmarys.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered44 Programs
Online Program Offered4 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered5 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate83.89%
Yield20.94%
Student Population1,519
Graduation Rate75%
Transfer-out Rate16%
Retention Rate83%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate9 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties142 (Full-time), 62 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs387 (Full-time), 86 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$67,497
Average Staff Salary$50,983