Member College Profile

Saint Mary’s College (Notre Dame, IN) is home to 1,628 women from 42 states and 11 foreign countries. Founded in 1844 by the Sisters of the Holy Cross, Saint Mary’s is where women "develop their talents and prepare to make a difference in the world." More than 70% of students volunteer locally; more than 50% study abroad.

Saint Mary’s suburban campus includes 75 acres of rolling hills and historic buildings along the St. Joseph River. More than 60 clubs and organizations are available on campus and at the University of Notre Dame, across the street. The 30 majors include nursing, business administration, elementary education and biology/pre-med; engineering is available with classes at Notre Dame. Classes average 16 students. Classes are taught by full professors, not teaching assistants, with a 1:11 faculty-to-student ratio.

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