Financial Aid is a partnership 

College is expensive. But we are here to help. Our financial aid staff will sit down with you to go through the financial aid process step-by-step if you need it. Every student's situation is unique but it's our mission to do everything we can to help make Saint Mary's affordable for you and your family. 

First year students admitted for the 2014-2015 academic year received an average of $36,537 of aid, including grants, scholarships, loans and work-study.  Of those first year students, an average of $27,433 was awarded with grants and scholarships of any kind.


Start by checking out your eligibility and how to apply. Don't forget to look into scholarships offered by groups in your area or other national associations.  

Need to set up an appointment? Have questions? Call the Financial Aid Office at (866) 306-0390 or email [email protected].

Cost of Attendance:

Tuition and fees $42,930

On-campus room and board $14,490

Estimated books and supplies $1,107 ($307 represents supplies)

Estimated personal costs $1,800

Estimated transportation $900

Total Cost of Attendance $61,227


Direct costs are charged assessed to the student by the institution.

School Year 2015-2016 Fall Term/January Term Spring Term
Tuition $21,390 $21,390
Student Activity Fee $75 $75
Health Insurance (estimated: optional if covered by own insurance) $1002 $1002
Orientation Fee (new students only) $250 $0
Registration fee (new students only) $30 $0
Campus Room (double room. See other options available through Campus Housing) $3,915 $3,915
Meal Plan (See other meal plan options available through Campus Housing) $3,330 $3,330
Total Direct Cost $29,992 $29,712

Indirect costs are personal expenses the student is responsible for covering.

School Year 2015 - 2016 Fall Term/January Term Spring Term
Books/Supplies $554 $553
Transportation $450 $450
Personal Expenses $900 $900
Total Indirect Cost $1,904 $1,903
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