P.O. Box 4800Moraga, CA 94575-4800 925-631-4224
http://www.stmarys-ca.edu smcadmit@stmarys-ca.edu
About Saint Mary's College (CA)
  • Year of Foundation 1863
  • Size of Campus 420 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 2,525
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 62%, 38%, 14%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $35,280
  • Room and Board $12,350
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 55
  • Enrollment No. 2,379
A Saint Mary's education inspires learning that lasts a lifetime. It engages the intellect and spirit, and awakens the desire to transform society. We are all learners here working together to understand and shape the world. Recognizing that the paths to knowledge are many, Saint Mary's College of California offers a diverse curriculum that includes the humanities, arts, sciences, social sciences, education, business administration and nursing, serving traditional students and adult learners in both undergraduate and graduate programs. Our Mission is to probe deeply the mystery of existence by cultivating the ways of knowing and the arts of thinking and also to create a student-centered educational community whose members support one another with mutual understanding and respect.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus History and Heritage Months, Comedy Night, Casino Night, Gaelstock, Oasis Dance
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) CILSA - (Catholic Institute for Lasallian Social Action), Campus Ministry
  • Number of honor societies Saint Mary's Honor Society
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) LASA (Latin American Student Association), APASA (Asian Pacific American Student Association), Black Student Union, Dante Club (Italian Heritage), Eire Org (Irish Club), GSA (Gay Straight Alliance), Da Hawaiian Club, SAAC (
  • Number of frats 0
  • Setting Suburban
  • Other general policies honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Distance to nearest airport Oakland (16), San Francisco (26)
  • Distance to nearest train Martinez (15)
  • Distance to nearest bus Oakland (16)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 21
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 59%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 70%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 71%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 22%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 63%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 3%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (96%), special housing for disabled students (4%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 16%
Campus Services
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,000
  • Number Of Subscriptions 14,089
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of e-books 200
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 216,733
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help writing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, health service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 13,525
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 1,000
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums Hearst Art Gallery
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Microforms 438,611
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 100
Student Employment and Career
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Navigant Consulting, Big Four Accounting Firms, Gallo Wines, Bank of America, Wells Fargo Bank, Mechanics Bank, PG&E, SBC, Lincoln Financial, Glaxo Smith & Kline, Kiewit Pacific, Enterprise
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 4%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,500
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of California--Berkeley)
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of California--Berkeley)
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village