University of Mary

334 reviews
  1. Bismarck, ND
  2. 4 Year
B-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    C
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    A-
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    A
University of Mary is ...
Private not-for-profit, Catholic
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference
Address
7500 University Dr
Bismarck, ND 58504
Website

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
79%
SAT Range
930-1170
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$15,281/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $11,239/ year
  • $30-48k
    $10,986/ year
  • $49-75k
    $13,740/ year
  • $76-110k
    $16,713/ year
  • $110k+
    $17,669/ year

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.36 responses
81%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.42 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.42 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,727Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
23%
Varsity Athletes
20%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 20 responses
Report
  • Dedicated
    75%
  • Hard working
    25%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
93%
Poll
92%
of students say they don't have Greek life.26 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.40 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 24 responses
Report
  • Awesome
    33%
  • Friendly
    29%
  • Helpful and Safe
    17%
  • Good
    13%
  • Boring
    8%

After University of Mary

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
46%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
96%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.26 responses

Reviews

334 reviews
  • Excellent
    75
  • Very Good
    106
  • Average
    124
  • Poor
    20
  • Terrible
    9
Overall, the University of Mary is a great school. They have a very strong health sciences program. I enjoy most of my professors and I absolutely love my classmates and friends. I am an athlete here and you have to really work hard to manage your time between school and a sport. The professors work hard to connect with you and so does all the staff. Oh! You can't forget the most amazing very that you get over looking the river, and star gazing at night is great. The community of Bismarck is so welcoming and really supportive of the school.
  • Freshman
  • 7 days ago
The professors are great people. I do not particularly love all of their teaching styles though. The students there are great, I met some great friends. Monsignor Shea- the president is great! The Catholic faith is very prevalent on campus. I am Catholic and I loved my first semester- it was so exciting. I love that there are study abroad opportunities. I am going to go to Rome next semester! But there is not a whole bunch of activities in town or on campus. Sometimes there are swing dances which are fun to attend. Sometimes there are movie nights as well. It would be nice if there were more activities, and if I liked my classes a bit more, but the university is pretty good.
  • College Sophomore
  • 11 months ago
The University of Mary is a great school. It's a welcoming community and both students an professors are great to work with. At what other school does the president give lectures to the freshman class for a whole semester and throws a Christmas party at his own home for college students? The campus has a beautiful view, in fact, that was half the reason I came here! Despite the price tag that comes with a private education, attending here has been a worthwhile experience.
  • College Freshman
  • 11 months ago