Colleges That Change Lives

Saint Mary's is the only Catholic college, the only California college, and the only NCAA Division I college in the history of the 45-school list. Read the full chapter about Saint Mary's.

About the Colleges that Change Lives

Saint Mary's is recognized as one of the 45 Colleges that Change Lives (CTCL). A nationally renowned nonprofit organization, CTCL was formed to help students recognize the real impact that a college has on its students outside of rankings and reports. More than just numbers, CTCL has identified the specific qualities that really make a difference in the lives of students.