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Whether you’re a high school senior, college transfer, or graduate student, we’re excited to welcome you to Saint Mary’s College of California.
Graduate and Professional Studies Admissions
Deepen your academic studies and professional career with our graduate and professional studies programs. You’ll gain real-life experience in your field, a network of mentors and colleagues, and advance your career, and life, to the next level.
Saint Mary's Testimonials
"My older sister went to Saint Mary's. I saw how Saint Mary’s enabled her to start a career right after graduation and offered her opportunities to progress through her studies. I enjoy the small student-to-professor ratio, which has enabled me to learn, communicate, and build forever bonds with my professors and peers. I know that I made the best decision by choosing SMC."
Leah Coale '24
Undergraduate student-faculty ratio
"Transferring to SMC is one of the best and fulfilling decisions I have ever made. My teachers were invested in my success and encouraged my various interests. I was able to pursue my love of writing and became the culture editor of The Collegian. I was also able to showcase my cultural pride when I became the event organizer for the Asian Cultural Night."
Clarice Ong '19
Best Undergraduate Teaching - U.S. News & World Report: Best Colleges
Transfer Student Admissions
No matter where you start your college journey, you can always graduate as a Gael. And, to make it easier, we have no minimum credit requirements.
International Student Admissions
Our tight-knit and diverse learning community deeply values cross-cultural connections. Plus, we're located in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, an internationally renowned hub of innovation and creativity.
We’re glad you’re here and want you to succeed at Saint Mary’s. Get started with a multitude of resources that set a strong foundation for your college years and, ultimately, your career.
Tuition & Financial Aid
At Saint Mary’s, we do our best to make sure you can fulfill your potential, no matter what your background is. That’s why 91% of our students receive some form of financial aid; we will work with you to ensure a SMC education is within your reach.