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Freshman Profile

Getting in & fitting in

When searching for a college, those are two common concerns.

So, who attends Saint Mary's? Though statistics can't speak to the uniqueness of our students, they can provide an overview of how you may fit in, academically, socially and otherwise.

Meet the Freshman Class for Fall 2010...

  Number of applications
  Number of acceptances 1,076
    Percentage of acceptances 71.4%
  Number enrolled 347
    Percentage enrolled 32.2%
  Average high school GPA 3.20
  Average ACT score 22.5
  Percentage in the top 25% of their high school class 45%
  High school type Public 57%
    Private Catholic 36%
(13% Lasallian)
    Private (Independent/Non-Catholic) 2%
    Home School 1%
    International 1%
  Areas of academic interest most often indicated on application
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Elementary Education
Sport Management
  Male : Female ratio 48% : 52%
  Race/Ethnicity White 69.5%
    Hispanic 8.9%
    Black 4.6%
    Asian 1.2%
    International (non-resident alien) 1.2%
    Unknown 14.7%
  Geography Minnesota 64%
    Illinois 17%
    Wisconsin 10%
    Other 9%
    Number of states represented 16
    Number of countries represented 5, including the U.S.
   Most popular names Male Michael
    Female Katherine
  Farthest distance traveled to get here Domestic 2,651 miles
(Solodtna, AK)
    International 6,317 miles
(Seoul, Korea)

Can you see yourself at Saint Mary's?
Apply now!