University of Mary

#4563 / #1262
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#1138
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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 Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
1,391 72% 59% 1164 23

How Much Does University of Mary Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$20,290
Price by Family Income
Income Average 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 Body Under-Grads Graduates
3,215 2,371 844

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.