Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

country rank  1302
world rank  4486

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University Overview

Founded in 1840, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Saint Mary of the Woods (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Indiana. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 179 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym SMWC
Founded 1840
Motto Virtus Cum Scientia
Virtue with Knowledge United
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 1 Street Mary of Woods Coll
Saint Mary of the Woods (population range: 50,000-249,999)
47876-1099 Indiana
United States
T +1 (812) 535 5151
F +1 (812) 535 5010

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office Guerin Hall, 1 Saint Mary of the Woods College
Saint Mary of the Woods 46214
+1 (812) 535 5106
800 926 7692

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Indiana Department of Education (IDOE)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA)

Academic Structure


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