University of Mary

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Private, Benedictine university near Bismarck, North Dakota, United States
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About University of Mary

According to Wikipedia, The University of Mary is a private, Benedictine university near Bismarck, North Dakota. It was established in 1959 as Mary College. The university is the largest degree-granting institution in western North Dakota. It has study-abroad campuses in Rome and Arequipa, Peru, and also operates academic programs at satellite locations in North Dakota , Minnesota, Montana, Kansas, and Arizona. It is endorsed by The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College, and is recognized as a college of distinction, with notable programs in Education, Business, and Nursing. The National Council of State Boards of Nursing exam results ranked the University of Mary’s nursing program as #1 regionally and #1 of 2,061 nursing programs nationwide in 2019, and again in 2021 as #1 of 2,145 nursing programs nationwide .

University of Mary's Online Degrees

BS Nursing (RN-to-BSN)
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS Accounting
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS Business Administration
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS Business Management
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS Marketing
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS Psychology
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS Addiction Counseling
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS Criminal Justice
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS Elementary Education
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS Information Technology Management
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS Respiratory Therapy (RRT-to-BSRT)
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS University Studies
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Degree Concentrations
  • Health Care Administration Dual Degree MSN/MBA
  • MBA/MA in Philosophy MBA/MA
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Counseling
Degree Concentrations
  • Catholic Anthropology
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Education
Degree Concentrations
  • Curriculum Instruction & Assessment
  • Physical Education and Athletic Administration
  • Reading
  • School Administration
  • Special Education Leadership
  • Special Education Strategist
  • Teacher Leadership
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Philosophy
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Nursing
Degree Concentrations
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nursing and Health Care Informatics
  • Nursing Leadership & Management
  • Health Care Administration Dual Degree MSN/MBA
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
Master of Project Management
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online

University of Mary Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
1,39172%59%116423

How Much Does University of Mary Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$20,290
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$12,953
30K - 48K$13,446
48K - 75K$14,382
75K - 110K$17,691
110K+$20,641

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do University of Mary Graduates Make?

If you graduate from University of Mary, then you can expect to earn an average of $53,000 per year. You also have a 94% chance of being employed after 10 years.

University of Mary's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
3,2152,371844

Where is University of Mary?

University of Mary is located at 7500 University Dr, Bismarck ND 58504

How Safe is University of Mary?

Bismarck has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is University of Mary Known For?

University of Mary is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Mary's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Mary's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Mary's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Medical, and Psychology. Here are some of University of Mary's most famous alumni:

Mary Wakefield
Mary Wakefield
A Head of Health resources and services administration.
Eric Hardmeyer
An American banker.
Tim Miles
Tim Miles
An American basketball player-coach.
Kevin Cramer
A United States Senator from North Dakota.
John S. Lesmeister
A U.S. state politician .
Blair Thoreson
A Member of the North Dakota House of Representatives.
Aaron Krauter
An American politician.
Erin Oban
An American teacher and politician.
Norine Kasperik
An American politician.

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