Resources › For Students and Parents Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. resedabear / Flickr For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated November 08, 2017 Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Admissions Overview: Admissions at Saint Mary's University are generally open--in 2016, the school admitted over three-quarters of applicants. Students with good grades and test scores within or above the ranges listed below have a good chance of being accepted to the school. In order to apply, interested students will need to submit an application (which can be sent in online), official high school transcripts, scores from the SAT or the ACT, and a writing sample. For complete requirements and other important information (like deadlines and addresses), be sure to visit the school's website. If you have any questions about applying, or would like to visit the campus, be sure to get in touch with the admissions office at Saint Mary's. Admissions Data (2016): Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Acceptance Rate: 79%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 460 / 540SAT Math: 440 / 570SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 20 / 26ACT English: 19 / 25ACT Math: 19 / 26What these ACT numbers mean Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Description: Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is a private, Lasallian Catholic university whose 400-acre undergraduate campus is located in Winona, Minnesota, a town about 50 minutes east of Rochester. The university has a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and undergraduates can choose from roughly 60 bachelor degree programs. The university ranks highly among midwestern colleges, and results from the National Survey of Student Engagement show that most Saint Mary's students found their college experience to be extremely positive. On the athletic front, the Saint Mary's Cardinals compete in the NCAA Division III Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC). Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 5,640 (1,590 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 46% Male / 54% Female73% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $32,575Books: $1,300 (why so much?)Room and Board: $8,635Other Expenses: $1,490Total Cost: $44,00 Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 99%Loans: 63%Average Amount of AidGrants: $21,115Loans: $8,368 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Business, Criminal Justice, Human Resources Management, Marketing Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 70%4-Year Graduation Rate: 51%6-Year Graduation Rate: 61% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Track and Field, Soccer, Ice Hockey, Swimming and Diving, Golf, Baseball, Basketball, Tennis, Cross CountryWomen's Sports: Ice Hockey, Swimming and Diving, Volleyball, Basketball, Track and Field, Softball, Golf, Tennis, Cross Country Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics More Minnesota Colleges - Information and Admissions Data: Augsburg | Bethel | Carleton | Concordia College Moorhead | Concordia University Saint Paul | Crown | Gustavus Adolphus | Hamline | Macalester | Minnesota State Mankato | North Central | Northwestern College | Saint Benedict | St. Catherine | Saint John's | Saint Mary's | St. Olaf | St. Scholastica | St. Thomas | UM Crookston | UM Duluth | UM Morris | UM Twin Cities | Winona State Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.smumn.edu/about/mission-vision "Enriched by the Lasallian Catholic heritage, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota awakens, nurtures, and empowers learners to ethical lives of service and leadership."