Welcome to the University of Mary

Colleges of Distinction University of MaryThe University of Mary is a private, Christian, Catholic institution that offers a wide selection of accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs, delivered at our main campus in Bismarck, North Dakota, as well as via online and evening programs convenient for any schedule.

At about half the average tuition of American private colleges or universities, the University of Mary is also one of the most affordable private universities in the nation.

In the Benedictine tradition, we emphasize the values of service and community in every facet of education, and our students are enriched by opportunities to give back. We welcome students of all faiths from all over the world.

We invite you to start on your degree today and gain an education for the whole of life.

  1. Undergraduate Admissions

    Learn more about admission requirements, meet with your admission representative, and find other helpful information for undergraduate students.

  2. Graduate Admissions

    Find information and resources to help earn your master’s or doctorate degree at the University of Mary. 

  3. Online and Evening Programs

    Learn more about completing your undergraduate or graduate degree through one of our convenient online or evening programs. 

  4. Continuing and Professional Education

    Pursue continuing education credits, workshop credits, and more with University of Mary's continuing and professional education programs.
  5. Workforce Development

    Stay competitive and develop greater understanding of the topics that matter to you and your employees. With certifications, customized seminars and workshops, and undergraduate and graduate degrees, the University of Mary offers options that fit your organization’s needs.