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St Mary's College of Maryland Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$27,078 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$12,245 tuition
$11,305 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$2,528 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$39,878 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$25,045 tuition
$11,305 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$2,528 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$6,034 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
79% of students receive aid
19% get federal aid ($4,619 avg)
24% get state aid ($5,515 avg)
64% get institn'l aid ($6,034 avg)
41% get loans ($5,458 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.75% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.85% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $9,133 66%
Federal Grant Aid $4,619 19%
Pell Grants $4,499 19%
Other Federal Grants $913 2%
Institution Grant Aid $6,034 64%
State Grant Aid $5,515 24%
Student Loans $5,458 41%
Federal Loans $5,039 41%
Other Loans $17,429 1%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$500 - $2,000
$500 - $2,000
$1,000 - $4,000
$500 - $4,000 R
$1,000 - $4,000 N N Y N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: March 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: April 1
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does St Mary's College of Maryland offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
College Drive
St. Marys City, MD 20653
(240) 895-2000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $195
Out of State $195


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 2
  • Kimberlee from Leonardtown, MD
  • Jun-10-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The school is prestigious if that's what you like but it is much more expensive than any other school in the state.

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  • Nicole from St. Marys City, MD
  • Feb-15-2014 I am a current student here

    St. Mary's is expensive, even for a state school--it's one of our least things about the school, and we're working hard to lower tuition, but for now we're probably going to stay on the high side. (Sorry, folks.) That being said, the school doesn't skip on amenities, or education--the professors, fellowships and internships available are really excellent. Check out student chatter in your major field to find the top professors and know that you *will* get the chance to take classes with them, unlike some schools, or check out our career development center to work on your resume and score internships.

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  • 4
  • kenz
  • Dec-06-2013 I am a current student here

    The campus is beautiful. Since the school is located on the water you are allowed to take a swim test and if you pass (it is a very basic test) you are allowed to take the small paddle boats out in the water. Gets cold in the winter because of the air off of the water.

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  • Jenna
  • Jun-07-2013 I am a current student here

    You get a great education for a fairly low price. It's the same as many other colleges and universities but you get a better education and a better support system for it.

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  • Ryoga from MD
  • Mar-27-2013 I am a current student here

    SMCM is pretty generous with scholarships for people with slightly average GPA. They truly pay attention to the extracurricular things that are passionate about and reward you for it.

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