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Reviews 496 total reviews with an average rating of 3.2

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3 College Student

Health & Safety: I went to counseling and they helped me a lot

2 College Student

Party Scene: really what you make of it

3 College Student

Administration: Not much to complain about. Public Safety is very reasonable if you respect them. They really like ticketing cars, so be careful

3 College Student

Campus Food: The food is sourced locally and, depending on what you eat, is very healthy. They do their best to keep things new, but you can tell some of the staff really hate their jobs. Almost everyone is very nice though, and for what the Great Room is it isn't bad.

2 College Junior

Local Area: There's nothing to do here.

2 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: Everything is pretty far away, you need to drive for at least 10 minutes to get in to "town".

3 College Junior

Scholarships: The financial aid is poor, considering the amount we have to pay every year.

2 College Junior

Health & Safety: If you want to see the school's counseling services; good luck. There's a two week waiting period, and the main psychologist only comes in on Wednesdays.

3 College Junior

Athletics: The open hours at the arc are somewhat ridiculous.

2 College Junior

Administration: They talk big but nothing really gets done. Keep in mind this is a VERY small school, so anything that happens (that's out of norm) gets blown out of proportion.

3 College Junior

Campus Food: It's a miss or hit with every dish they make, every day. At times it will be delicious and the next time you try it, it's like they didn't even try. For the quality of the food, the price is somewhat expensive. There are also not that many healthy options.

2 College Junior

Campus Housing: It's expensive and most of the time will either be broken or dirty. It takes weeks, sometimes even months for them to come fix anything. The heating and cooling system for the buildings is ridiculous; sometimes they turn the heat up so high it feels like a steep room and then a couple of days later they turn it down to a freezer and this is independent of the weather.

1 College Sophomore

Administration: It would be best if all the administration was fired in my opinion. They should just start from scratch.

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1 College Sophomore

Scholarships: They seem to think that they can do things differently in a way that hurts students in terms of financial aid policy (financial aid at other schools is so much easier). Institutional need based aid, caps out at 6,000 (yep that's it, and that's if your really poor).

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1 College Sophomore

Majors: This college will take anyone, they are desperate for money (because of how much they have screwed things up in the past, now the applications have went down).

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1 College Sophomore

Majors: The classes at this college are horrible. The teachers don't post PowerPoints, the have absurd attendance polices, and they grade like its some sort of Berkeley. Therefore, you leave with a lower GPA, yet no one even knows about this college. Unlike elite schools, where people know why your GPA is lower.

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1 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Everything about this college, including the housing, sucks. The dorms are falling apart (some prisons have better conditions from what I hear), and there are various types of bugs around. Residence Life acts like their your superiors, and they threaten to fine students constantly. The parking is horrible, you get to pay 100 dollars to park on dirt in some parking lots. The heat is kept so low during the winter, that your freezing most of the time (ironically employee buildings are always warmer). The beds are also hard, and the hot water is barley hot. Also, they give you less than twenty four hours to move out after finals, its just so absurd (coming to this college was the worst decision that I have ever made in my life). Also, I forgot to mention, three of the dorms don't have air conditioning. Calvert is one of them. Ironically, the students on third floor don't have window units, but all the offices on the second floor do have air conditioning units in every room (I think that they forget that were the ones paying them). Do your self a favor, don't come to this college. Unless you like paying people money, only to be treated like your not entitled to anything.

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3 College Freshman

Campus Food: There is plenty of choice and some of the chefs are willing to make you something special.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I was lucky and got a great roommate

1 College Junior

Overall Experience: I'm saying its the worst because recently I realized how bad the sexual assault and rape issue is at SMCM. The OCR has started an investigation and already they found out that the sailing team had some sort of hazing going on that involved sexual assault. I don't feel safe here and none of my friends do. The school administration is really trying to push students who are trying to bring this issue into the open down. Recently some girls were assaulted and this guy had a ton of complaints about him but I heard his family paid a huge amount to the school to let him off. Honestly a lot of girls here are scared because the administration is not doing anything and doesn't want to do anything. They keep shoving us away and are trying to expel/get rid of girls who are complaining. We're scared and don't know what to do anymore without getting in trouble. That's why I came here to speak out, so seriously think twice before you come here.

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3 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: Lots of chain restaurants to choose from

3 College Junior

Campus Food: It's alright, not the best not the worst. We all joke about great room poops because the food can really mess with your stomach sometimes

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3 College Junior

Campus Housing: It's alright. The worst is the freshmen dorms which can get really nasty. I had cockroaches my first year and it was horrible. But as you go up the housing gets better.

4 College Freshman

Party Scene: I like the parties at our school. If you are looking to go out and find a party, you will find one. They are most popular in LQ, WC and the Greens. I would say it has a positive impact on student life. You are not pressured into drinking anything or doing any drugs, it's a great way to meet people and have a good time!

2 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: It makes much more sense to live on campus with all of the options.

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St. Mary's looks like it's going to be a boring campus in the middle of nowhere with nothing to do for fun. But most students find that this impression is wrong once they stay on campus for a bit and meet everyone. The friendly students and faculty make St. Mary's a warm and inviting place where everyone feels right at home. Students enjoy hanging out by the water or lazing around on the grass, taking a stroll through Historic St. Mary's City, and going swimming down by The Point. While enjoying what is supposedly the best four years of their lives, students receive a quality education that will take them further in life than they ever imagined. Graduating students are excited for their futures to unfold but also regretful that they must leave St. Mary's, a place lovingly called "home" for so long.

St. Mary's facilitates learning through incredible faculty, amazing course offerings, and a general atmosphere that broadens horizons and fosters growth within students. Students who attend St. Mary's arrive as children and leave as adults, having been given the opportunity to experience new things and learn so much through these experiences.

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