Built Specifically for Busy Adults

Earn your degree at the University of Mary, a top Catholic college, while balancing time at work and home. Our evening and online degree programs—tailored specifically for the working adult—are designed to fit with your busy schedule, and enable you to complete a degree in as few as 15 months.

With over 25 years of experience in distance education and online learning, the University of Mary is a proven leader in delivering adult education.

For more information on how you can earn your degree in an evening or online program, send your college transcript(s) to the University of Mary for a free transcript evaluation today!

Local Campuses

With satellite locations across multiple states and countries, the University of Mary is where you are! Most importantly, though, at Mary you will never be treated like a student ID number. When you have questions, you will speak to real people whose goal is your success.

Affordable Bachelor and Graduate Degree Programs

Our commitment as one of the most affordable private universities in the country extends to our evening and online degree programs as well. Our tuition cost is extremely competitive, and financial aid is available. In addition, we will work with you to maximize any college tuition reimbursement incentives available through your employer!

Respected And Accredited

Employers want to see that your bachelor degree or master degree comes from a reputable college or university. Because of the confidence that employers across the country have in our traditional education offered on our main campus in North Dakota, you can be confident that the strength of your undergraduate or graduate degree will reflect your effort!

5 Reasons to Enroll in an Evening or Online Degree Program at Mary

  1. Program options to fit your needs

    We offer a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate evening and online degree programs, as well as blended programs that combine on-site and online classes. With several bachelor degree programs and over ten master degree programs to choose from, our expert admissions representatives will work with you one-on-one to explore your options.

  2. Your work experience or previous college credit counts

    Have transfer credits from another college or previous work experience? Contact us today to see how those may transfer in for credit at the University of Mary so you can be sure that you are on the most direct path to your bachelor degree or master degree.

  3. Your coursework is relevant

    Our courses are taught by faculty who are real experts in the field, so you will be able to take what you learn in class and immediately apply it to your job or career.

  4. Your employer may help pay for your degree

    We will work with you and your employer to facilitate any college tuition reimbursement programs that your employer offers.

  5. Flexibility is paramount

    Take classes on weeknights so that you still can enjoy your weekends! And, if weeknights prove difficult in a particular time of year, switch over to our online program seamlessly!

Complete your bachelor degree or master degree on a schedule that works for you. Our online degree programs at Mary offer maximum flexibility. Courses run between 5 to 15 weeks, so you can start anytime!


The University of Mary was an “early-adopter” in the field of distance learning and online education, so you can have confidence in the ease and quality of our courses. With our experience, we know that a few key benefits of Mary’s program will ensure you have a terrific online education experience:

Top Quality Software For Online Learning

The online software you will use for your courses and degree program at Mary is also used by some of the world’s leading colleges and universities. It is a top-quality, intuitive platform, specifically designed so that you spend more time learning and avoid losing time navigating a cumbersome software system.

Personal Support Network

Any successful online student will tell you that the right help is crucial. In Mary’s online programs, you will be assigned a trained professional just for you! This personal success advisor who will help you to navigate the intricacies of online education.


If you prefer seeing your instructor and classmates face-to-face, then Mary is a terrific fit for you. You can complete your bachelor degree or master degree on a schedule that works for you while getting face-to-face time in the classroom. Most evening programs at Mary meet one night per week, with courses that run between 5 to 10 weeks.

Find evening programs at Mary

Our experience in evening programs for adult students has taught us that our students enjoy a few key features: 

Weeknights, not Weekends

Because we use one evening a week rather than an entire weekend, most adult students tell us that our undergraduate and graduate degree programs “fit their life” more effectively than those offered at other colleges and universities. You can finish your degree, maintain your career, but also ensure that you have some time for yourself.

Personal Interaction

If you want an evening program, then you expect face-to-face interaction. At Mary, you will develop relationships with multiple people at the school. And, you will also be assigned one trained academic advisor focused on your success! This personal success advisor who will help you reach your distance education goals.