University description (as per official university website)
At a glance:
- 957 total students across four campuses.
- 31 full-time on campus faculty members.
- 26 academic undergraduate programs, 6 masters degree programs.
For the past two years, USM has been named a “Best Value College” by the Princeton Review. USM is one of only three schools in Kansas named to index, and one of only 165 nationwide.
Arguably one of the most beautiful campuses in Kansas, the University of Saint Mary main campus is nestled between 200-acres of rolling hills in Leavenworth, Kan. USM’s main campus is home to undergraduate classrooms, two residential halls, and the university’s main academic and administrative offices.
The University of Saint Mary Overland Park Campus is located at 11413 Pflumm, Overland Park, Kan. Located centrally between College Boulevard and Pflumm, the Overland Park Campus is a safe, conveniently located facility offering evening master degree and degree completion programs.
The University of Saint Mary Wyandotte County Campus is located inside Providence Medical Center, at 8929 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kan. The Wyandotte County Campus also offers evening master degree and degree completion programs in a safe, caring environment.
The University of Saint Mary also offers Master of Arts in Education classes at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Shawnee, Kan.
The University of Saint Mary is built upon a strong academic history dating back to 1923. Today, USM offers 26 undergraduate programs, six graduate programs, and three online programs. With a student-to-teacher ratio of 12 to 1, Saint Mary has a long-standing reputation for academic excellence and personalized attention from expert professors.
Programs of study:
BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT
Business Administration and Management
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
Management Information Systems
- COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
- DRAMA AND PERFORMING ARTS
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
- EDUCATION AND TEACHING
Curriculum and Instruction
Elementary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching
- FAMILY AND SOCIAL WORK
- LIBERAL ARTS
English Language and Literature
International Relations and Affairs
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
- MEDICAL SUPPORT AND TECHNOLOGY
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
- NUTRITION AND EXERCISE THERAPY
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
- RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY
- THERAPY AND COUNSELING
The university awards a number of academic scholarships to high school graduates and transfer students who demonstrate a high level of accomplishment and potential. Recipients are selected on the basis of high school and college records, and ACT or SAT scores. Some scholarships require demonstration of leadership and service. They are awarded on a one-year basis and are renewable.