Founded in 1912, the Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, (SMU or sometimes referred to as SMOO) is a private, comprehensive, coeducational university with an undergraduate campus in the city of Winona, Minnesota, United States. Grounded in its Lasallian Catholic identity, Saint Mary’s is a nationally ranked transformational and innovative university with a global footprint.
Saint Mary’s University offers a range of majors and minors to stretch the thinking of its students and prepare them for leadership in career. It has a total of over 6000 students and 400 faculty members, and the campus size is 350 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. The most popular majors at St. Mary's University of Minnesota include: Business Administration and Management; Marketing/Marketing Management; Criminal Justice/Police Science; Health/Health Care Administration/Management; and Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration.
The total student population at the university is more than 5,900 of which over 1,750 students are enrolled at the undergraduate level. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 18:1 and the acceptance rate is 78%.
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota offers generous financial aid; about 99% of aid applicants receive grants from the school with an average aid package of over $18,000. Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota offers talented international undergraduate and English Language Bridge students a limited number of academic scholarships
Notable Alumni: John McDonough (President of the Chicago Blackhawks), Mike Johanns (Former United States Senator), Kevin Dahle (Politician)
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