College of St. Mary Acceptance Rate, Average GPA, SAT and ACT Scores

The College of St. Mary was founded in 1923 by the Sisters of Mercy on the campus of Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. It was established as a women’s college and offered programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies. In 1969, the college became coeducational and began offering graduate degrees in the fields of business, education, nursing and health administration. The college has since grown to become one of the largest private Catholic universities in the Midwest. Today, College of St. Mary serves over 3,000 students each year with a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs that are designed to meet their educational goals. The college has also become known for its strong commitment to service learning and community engagement initiatives that provide students with real-world experiences that promote social justice and ethical leadership. The college has also been recognized for its commitment to diversity with a variety of student organizations that celebrate different cultures and identities on campus.

College of St. Mary, as one of the top colleges ranked by major educational institutions, has impressed us by its high selectivity and student friendly application process during admissions. The following tables detail 2018 class profile, including total applications received, average high school GPA, SAT scores/ACT scores, and acceptance rates of College of St. Mary. To learn more about GPA, SAT and ACT scores information, please follow the links below. If you want to find even more about College of St. Mary, such as tuition fees and scholarships, you can click the link after tables to visit the school’s official website.

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Admissions Stats

The College of St. Mary is a private Catholic university located in Omaha, Nebraska. Founded in 1923, the college has an enrollment of 2,400 students from all over the world. The college has a student to faculty ratio of 14:1 and offers 32 undergraduate majors, 14 master’s programs and one doctoral program.

The College of St. Mary has a total acceptance rate of 75%, which means that three out of every four applicants will be accepted into the college. Of those accepted, 58% are female and 42% are male. The average ACT score for incoming freshmen is 24 while the average GPA is 3.3. The most popular majors at the College are Business Administration, Psychology, Education and Nursing. The college also offers many unique programs such as its Honors Program, Study Abroad Programs and Summer Internship Programs which provide students with hands-on experience in their chosen field. In addition to this, the college also provides financial aid to eligible students through grants, scholarships and loans to help them cover their tuition costs as well as other expenses associated with attending college such as books and living expenses.

Fall 2022 Selectivity

Selectivity selective
Fall 2022 acceptance rate 45%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 45%

Fall 2022 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments

Applicants 419
Female applicants 419
Male applicants 0
Applicants accepted 190
Female applicants accepted 190
Male applicants accepted 0
Freshman enrollment 95
Female freshman enrollment 95
Male freshman enrollment 0
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2022 Wait List

School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 0
Students accepting place on wait list 0
Students accepted from wait list 0

Fall 2022 High School Rank

Freshman students submitting high school class standing 90%

Fall 2022 High School GPA

Freshman students submitting high school GPA 92%
Average high school GPA 3.5
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 3-3.8

Fall 2022 Freshman SAT Scores

Freshman students submitting SAT scores N/A
SAT Critical Reading average score N/A
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown N/A
SAT Math average score N/A
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: N/A
SAT Math score breakdown N/A
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman ACT Scores

Freshman students submitting ACT scores 94%
Average ACT Composite score 21
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 19-23
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 19-23
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 17-22