Office of Admission, Guerin HallSt.Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876-0068 812-535-5106
http://www.smwc.edu smwcadms@smwc.edu
About Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  • Year of Foundation 1840
  • Size of Campus 67 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,626
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 97%, 3%, 30%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $20,900
  • Room and Board $7,890
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 30
  • Enrollment No. 1,176
Founded in 1840 by Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and the Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) is the oldest Catholic liberal arts college for women in the United States. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, a Catholic women's college sponsored by the Sisters of Providence, is committed to higher education in the tradition of the liberal arts. The College serves a diverse community of learners in undergraduate and graduate programs, while maintaining its historical commitment to women in its campus program. By participating in this community, students develop their abilities to think critically, to communicate responsibly, to engage in lifelong learning and leadership, and to effect positive change in a global society.
Social Life And Activities
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Pops Concert, Chorale concerts, Law Day, Ring Day, Spring and Fall plays
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Number of frats 0
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Club
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of honor societies Kappa Gamma Pi, Alpha Phi Omega, Mu Phi Epsilon
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Terre Haute (7)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Indianapolis (65)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 3%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (100%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 1
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 97%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 15%
Campus Services
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Museums N/A
  • 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 Subscriptions 50
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 12
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 500
  • Number Of Microforms 0
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 100
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 572
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 50
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 190
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Library Facilities Law Library
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 149,705
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Rose Hulman Institute of Technology)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 60%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Indiana State University)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs School Corporations, Digital Audio Disc Corporation,Enterprise, Hamilton Center, Newspapers, Law Firms
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 800
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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