Skip Navigation
College Navigator
College Navigator

Name of School

States (use map for more than 1 state)

use map
close
ZIP Code 
 
select

Programs/Majors

 0 Items Selected

Level of Award  help

Institution Type help

graphic
 
blank
waiting for map to load
Loading map...

IPEDS ID: 200217
OPE ID: 00299200
add to favorites
University of Mary
7500 University Dr, Bismarck, North Dakota 58504
General information:  (701) 255-7500
Website:  www.umary.edu/
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  Rural: Fringe
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  3,396 (2,237 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  14 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education – undergraduate programs offered
Distance education – graduate programs offered
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2017Full timePart time
Total faculty141137
Instructional141137
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-1
Instructional-1
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018% change 2016-2017 to 2017-2018
Tuition and fees$15,665$16,685$17,445$18,2244.5%
Books and supplies$1,250$1,222$1,222$1,2441.8%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$5,931$6,246$6,482$6,9707.5%
Other$2,450$2,490$2,490$2,5110.8%
Off Campus
Room and board$7,000$7,164$7,292$7,5203.1%
Other$2,450$2,490$2,490$2,5110.8%
Off Campus with Family
Other$2,450$2,490$2,490$2,5110.8%
Total Expenses2014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018% change 2016-2017 to 2017-2018
On Campus$25,296$26,643$27,639$28,9494.7%
Off Campus$26,365$27,561$28,449$29,4993.7%
Off Campus with Family$19,365$20,397$21,157$21,9793.9%
close
This calculator uses estimated student expenses data to estimate the total tuition and fees charged over the duration of a typical 4-year program at this school.
1. Select starting academic year
2. Select tuition inflation rate
 
 

% (0-100 allowed)
  • The output is only an estimate and not a guarantee of the actual amount the student may be charged; it is not binding on the Secretary, the institution of higher education, or the State; and it may change, subject to the availability of financial assistance, State appropriations, and other factors. The student must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be eligible for, and receive, an actual financial aid award that includes federal grant, loan, or work-study assistance.
  • The estimated price does not include room and board, books and supplies, &c. (where applicable) and is based on previous years' tuition and fees data. Tuition and fees may vary by program. Please contact this institution for detailed price information.
  • Estimated yearly tuition and fees may not sum to totals because of rounding.
Estimate the total tuition and fee costs over the duration of a typical program.
 Multiyear Tuition Calculator
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2017-2018
Tuition$14,500
Fees$725
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2016-2017
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid1406100%————
Grant or scholarship aid404100%$4,205,056$10,409
Federal grants8721%$478,190$5,496
Pell grants8721%$399,728$4,595
Other federal grants8621%$78,462$912
State/local government grant or scholarships13132%$271,613$2,073
Institutional grants or scholarships40199%$3,455,253$8,617
Student loan aid28370%$2,306,874$8,151
Federal student loans27568%$1,446,700$5,261
Other student loans9423%$860,174$9,151
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,78380%$16,133,621$9,049
Pell grants41719%$1,563,170$3,749
Federal student loans1,24756%$8,819,318$7,072
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2014-20152015-20162016-2017
Average net price$16,260$16,746$16,929
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2014-20152015-20162016-2017
$0 – $30,000$12,588$14,174$13,337
$30,001 – $48,000$10,168$13,033$15,090
$48,001 – $75,000$13,626$14,540$15,847
$75,001 – $110,000$16,376$17,001$17,642
$110,001 and more$18,451$18,542$19,273
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
Net Price Calculator
An institution’s net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.
Visit this institution's net price calculator
Fall 2017
Total enrollment3,396
Undergraduate enrollment2,237
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment162
Graduate enrollment1,159
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 80%
Part-time: 20%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 37%
Female: 63%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 2%
Hispanic/Latino: 4%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 79%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 82%
25 and over: 18%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 46%
Out-of-state: 51%
Foreign countries: 2%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2016.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 58%
Part-time: 42%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 9%
Enrolled in some distance education: 45%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 46%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 29%
Enrolled in some distance education: 62%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 9%
Undergraduate application fee (2017-2018): $30
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2017
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,146442704
Percent admitted76%75%77%
Percent admitted who enrolled50%53%48%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommendedConsidered but not required
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2017 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT164%
ACT39390%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing465580
SAT Math470580
ACT Composite2126
ACT English2026
ACT Math2026
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 75%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2016 and Returned in Fall 2017
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 62 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2017.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 54%
Transfer-out rate: 29%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2009]
4-year: 39%
6-year: 60%
8-year: 61%
[Began in Fall 2011]
4-year: 39%
6-year: 54%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2009 or Fall 2011
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 39%
Female: 64%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 25%
Asian: 67%
Black or African American: 33%
Hispanic/Latino: 10%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 58%
Two or more races: 33%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 30%
Non-resident alien: 100%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
FULL-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 61%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 23%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 49%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 27%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 65%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 22%
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 62%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 13%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 68%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 13%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 59%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 13%
PART-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 75%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 0%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 83%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 0%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 71%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 0%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2016-2017
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterDoctor
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General12d--
Exercise Physiology-2d-
Category total12d2d-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting15d--
Business Administration and Management, General6d70-
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other41d38d-
Business/Corporate Communications2d--
Finance, General4d--
Information Resources Management7d--
Marketing/Marketing Management, General5d--
Office Management and Supervision-0-
Organizational Leadership2d0d-
Project Management-10d-
Category total82d118d-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Mass Communication/Media Studies5d--
Public Relations/Image Management1d--
Category total6d--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General5d--
Category total5d--
Education
Biology Teacher Education1d--
Business Teacher Education0d--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-0d-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching6d0d-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances-0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation2d0d-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities-0d-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision-9d-
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship-4d-
Elementary Education and Teaching30d--
English/Language Arts Teacher Education4d--
Health Teacher Education1d--
History Teacher Education4d--
Mathematics Teacher Education4d--
Music Teacher Education4d--
Reading Teacher Education-2d-
Secondary School Administration/Principalship-5d-
Social Science Teacher Education1d--
Special Education and Teaching, General-2-
Special Education and Teaching, Other-0d-
Category total57d22d-
Engineering
Engineering, General0--
Category total0--
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General11d--
Category total11d--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature2d--
Category total2d--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer19d--
Bioethics/Medical Ethics-16d-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist3d--
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General3d--
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing-0d20d
Health/Health Care Administration/Management2d0d-
Nursing Administration-27d-
Nursing Education-9d-
Nursing Practice-8d-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist-48d-
Physical Therapy/Therapist0-41d
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer4d--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse60d--
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist10d0d-
Category total101d108d61d
History
History, General4d--
Category total4d--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies11d--
Category total11d--
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies59d--
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies4d--
Category total63d--
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General2d--
Category total2d--
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis1d--
Category total1d--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General0d1d-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science31d5d-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management2d6-
Category total33d12d-
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Christian Studies2d--
Philosophy2d--
Religion/Religious Studies0d--
Category total4d--
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General3d--
Category total3d--
Psychology
Counseling Psychology-20d-
Psychology, General11d--
Category total11d20d-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work11d--
Category total11d--
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General3d--
Social Sciences, General0d--
Category total3d--
Theology and Religious Vocations
Religious/Sacred Music0--
Theology/Theological Studies10d--
Category total10d--
Visual and Performing Arts
Music Performance, General3d--
Category total3d--
Grand total43528261
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2016-2017
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 53
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 43
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 28
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 62
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $11,990
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $8,890
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $2,554
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $2,569
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 100%
Part-time students: 60%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2016-2017 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division II with footballMenWomen
All Track Combined10692
Baseball37
Basketball1816
Football108
Soccer2226
Softball17
Swimming16
Tennis12
Volleyball15
Wrestling20
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Higher Learning Commission(!)1/1/1969 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree8/1/1998 -  Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist10/29/1997 -  Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs2/1/2018 -  Pre-Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels10/3/2003 -  Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels10/3/2003 -  Accredited
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels9/21/2015 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs6/1/2013 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession010
Drug law violations1195
Liquor law violations128
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201420152016
Illegal weapons possession010
Drug law violations1195
Liquor law violations124
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape111
Fondling011
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary000
Motor vehicle theft010
Arson000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape110
Fondling010
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary000
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201520142013
Default rate3.5%4.1%4.2%
Number in default334244
Number in repayment9171,0031,037
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)