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Saint Mary's College

It's your turn to be heard, to stretch your abilities and exercise your imagination. At Saint Mary's College, our rigorous academics and nurturing community will empower you to learn, grow, and lead. Saint Mary’s outstanding faculty are top scholars in their fields and are centered on your education. 

Master's Programmes

Computer Science & IT (1)
Humanities (1)
Medicine & Health (1)



We’ve practiced our core values of learning, community, faith, spirituality, and justice for more than 170 years. The College continues to grow and prosper, with approximately 20,000 living alumnae. Saint Mary’s tradition of empowering women with excellent academic programs and spiritual support began with our founding in 1844 by the Sisters of the Holy Cross.


Approximately 93 percent of recent Saint Mary's graduates are employed full-time or enrolled in graduate school.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

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Student services

Saint Mary’s is committed to supporting your personal growth and development. As part of our mission to empower our students and develop strong leaders, we want to help your life run smoothly. Whether you need medical services or are interested in addressing diversity issues, need textbooks, or want to order the best computer to complete school projects, Saint Mary’s offers services to help you meet your needs.

Library services

The Cushwa-Leighton Library and its staff provide its users with balanced and diverse sources, services, instruction, and student-centered spaces.

  • We use these to develop in students the knowledge, skills, and critical thinking capacities they need in order to find, evaluate, select, and apply information as educated women.

Medical services

Wellness is having the tools to make informed decisions about your health. We are here to empower and support you, whether it's anwering questions, performing health services, or providing a counselor. 

We provide:

  • Health services and referrals
  • Confidential counseling services
  • General health education

Student Life

Campus life

Our beautiful, 100-acre campus in Notre Dame, Indiana, will offer you an ideal backdrop for learning and living. From The Avenue leading through the heart of campus to Holy Cross Hall, to the Moreau Center for the Arts, to the state-of-the-art Spes Unica Hall, to Angela Athletic Facility, Lake Marian, and our five residence halls, and all points in between, ours is a setting that inspires excellence, vibrant activities and events, and friendships that last a lifetime.

Sports facilities

We have free weights, machine weights, cardio machines that include: spin bikes, recumbent bikes, treadmills, steppers, and ellipticals; we also have bosu balls, physio balls, and an open aerobic area for stretching and individual workouts. In our temporary fitness space in Regina Hall, the open space is limited. 


Saint Mary's is fully accredited through the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. 

South Bend, Indiana, United States

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