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St. Mary's College of Maryland, the National Public Honors College, has a long-standing tradition of nurturing intellectual ambition through rigorous, relevant, and experiential education. Founded on the site of Maryland’s first capital and on the waterfront of St. Mary's river, the College stands as a living legacy to the ideals of freedom and inclusiveness. We are committed to offering a top-ranked honors education tailored for you and accessible to everyone who has the talent, drive, and potential to do the work.
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Students choose St. Mary’s College because they embrace differences, seek out new perspectives, and appreciate beauty in all its diversity. The College was designated as Maryland's public honors college in 1992 and is ranked among the Top 100 liberal arts colleges in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. St. Mary's College has one of the highest four-year graduation rates in Maryland and the lowest debt among graduates across all Maryland public four-year institutions.

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If you are motivated, intellectually curious, and appreciate diversity, you will thrive at St. Mary's College of Maryland. We encourage you to apply to the National Public Honors College. We have multiple deadlines: Early Decision, Early Action, and Regular Decision. A complete application includes the application and essay, along with official transcripts of high school work to date; two teacher recommendations from grades eleven or twelve; standardized test scores, SAT or ACT sent directly from the testing agency; and a $50 application fee.
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If you attend a two or four-year college and wish to transfer to St. Mary’s College of Maryland, you may apply for either the fall or spring semesters. To apply for transfer admission, complete and submit the online application with essay and send official transcripts of all college work, a letter of recommendation from a college professor, an official report from the college most recently attended, and a $50 application fee to the Office of Admission. Students with fewer than 24 credits must include a final high school transcript as well as SAT or ACT scores.
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Seeing our campus online and in brochures is one thing, but in person, it's a sight to behold. Rounding the bend on Maryland Route 5 you’ll get that first glimpse of our waterfront campus. You'll discover why we've been ranked fourth for "most beautiful campus" by The Princeton Review. Come see for yourself!
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"When I visited, St. Mary's just seemed like home. It's a place you can come and be yourself. Everyone is nice, but they challenge you— the teachers challenge. It’s not a place where you can just glide by. No one judges you, but we expect the best out of each other.”
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