Beyond the Rankings

The nationwide lists of great colleges and universities give a quick snapshot of places like Mary, but there's so much more to say!

Affiliations: Christian, Catholic, Benedictine
Founded: 1959 by the Benedictine Sisters of the Annunciation
President: Monsignor James P. Shea
Enrollment: 3160
Student Body Demographic: 42 states represented, as well as 24 other countries: Afghanistan, Australia, Canada, China, France, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, Liberia, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, Rwanda, Serbia, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, Zimbabwe.
Student/Faculty Ratio: 17:1
Minority: 8% of the population
Annual Tuition: $15,440 (based on a full-time student in undergraduate classes)
Average Room: $2,842
Average Board: $3,296
Student organizations: 30+
Undergraduate Degree Programs: 54 [View]
Graduate Degree Programs: 14 Master's degrees and 3 Doctoral degrees (Physical Therapy, Education, Nursing Practice) [View]
Academic Divisions: School of Arts and Sciences, Gary Tharaldson School of Business, Liffrig Family School of Educational and Behavioral Sciences, School of Health Sciences
Satellite Campuses: Downtown Bismarck - Fargo, NDBillings, MT - Fort Riley, KS - Phoenix, AZ - Rome, Italy - Arequipa, Peru
Placement after graduation: 98%
Athletics: The University of Mary is a member of the NCAA Division II, Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.
Women's: Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Indoor Track & Field, Outdoor Track & Field, Volleyball
Men's: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Indoor Track & Field, Outdoor Track & Field, Wrestling
Annual Budget: $51.3 million
Endowment: $37.1 million