Colleges That Change Lives

Saint Mary's is the only Catholic college, and the only California college, in the history of the 40-school list.

About CTCL

Saint Mary's is recognized as one of the 40 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.

Saint Mary's is the only Catholic college, and the only California college, in the history of the 40-school list. Read the full chapter about Saint Mary's.

Visit Us at an Upcoming CTCL Fair Near YOU!

Meet Saint Mary's at a Colleges That Change Lives information fair! We'll see you there. Get more information about the events.

  • August 12: Houston & Austin, TX
  • August 13: Dallas, TX
  • August 14: Albuquerque, NM
  • August 15: Phoenix, AZ
  • August 16: Denver, CO
  • August 26: Dearborn, MI
  • August 27: Chicago, IL
  • August 28: Minneapolis, MN
  • August 29: St. Louis, MO
  • August 30: Nashville, TN