Besides our breathtaking campus, warm collaborative community, and reputation for outstanding liberal arts and sciences education, Saint Mary’s attracts strong students through a variety of generous scholarships. 

We offer a variety of need and merit based scholarships, renewable for up to four years. Scholarships are available to all first-year, transfer and international students.

First-Year Freshmen Scholarships

From merit and need based to competitive opportunities for those interested in specific majors, learn how a private education is within your reach. 

Transfer Student Scholarships

Many Gaels began at other colleges, but were later drawn to Saint Mary's based on its individual focus and strong sense of community. Generous scholarships and need based aid keep this type of high quality and high touch education accessible. If this appeals to you, consider continuing your education here.

International Student Scholarships

Perhaps it’s our location, unique educational approach or our noteworthy diversity. Without question, the rich combination of them all makes Saint Mary’s stand out. Because we change their lives, our students become phenomenally successful. Learn more about how we help them make their investment worthwhile.


If you have additional questions, please contact us at (925)-631-4224 or [email protected]