Saint Marys College of California (SMC)

Men's MCLA Contact: Chris Calvarese
5 / 10
2,795 Undergrads / 3,881 Students
10 / 10
$36,613 Net Price
2 / 10
81% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
11 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
69% / 76%
Calendar System
Four-one-four plan
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most away games for the Gaels are in the Southern California region where they play teams like San Jose State University, University of the Pacific, Biola University, and Occidental College in Los Angeles. They also travel to the Northwest region to play University of Portland in Oregon.

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1928 Saint Marys Road, Moraga, CA, 94575 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Sacramento California Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Orange County California Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Stockton California Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Salinas California Area
  • Modesto California Area
Where Grads Work
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Wells Fargo
  • Chevron
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • AT&T
  • Cisco
  • Genentech
  • Oracle
  • Bank of America
  • UC Berkeley
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Safeway
  • Apple
  • Stanford University
  • IBM
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Human Resources
  • Media and Communication
  • Program and Project Management
  • Administrative
  • Information Technology
  • Healthcare Services
  • Support
  • Community and Social Services
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
480 - 590
520 - 610
1090 - 1290
22 - 31
19 - 26
22 - 28

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 510 - 610 for SAT; 8 - 8 for ACT

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 6,069 2,295 3,774
% Admitted 81% 80% 82%
% Admits That Enroll 11% 12% 9%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.6
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  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (27%)
    Business/Commerce, General (23%)
    Psychology (11%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (9%)
    Social Sciences (8%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (7%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (7%)
    Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (7%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (7%)
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric (5%)
    Communication & Journalism (5%)
    Psychology, General (5%)
    English Language and Literature, General (4%)
    English Language & Literature (4%)
    Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other (4%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (4%)
    Visual and Performing Arts, Other (4%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$49,188
    Books & Supplies$1,971
    Cost of Living$15,524
    Personal Expenses$3,699
    Sticker Price$70,382

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    99% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship99%$30,395
    Federal Grants25%$5,383
    Pell Grants25%$4,692
    Other Federal20%$881
    State & Local Grants26%$8,215
    Institutional Grants99%$26,870
    Student Loans83%$7,312
    Federal Loans83%$6,354
    Other Loans3%$24,871

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $180 Million $46,502

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $24,688.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $21,500 $262

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 3.2%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,453 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $56,300

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.44 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 69% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 3 3
    Fondling 2 2
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 13 11
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson 1 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Single program-Education
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

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