USM At A Glance

  • We are a close-knit community with over1,000 students across our campuses in Leavenworth and Overland Park, Kan., as well as online.

  • We offer more than 30 academic undergraduate programs, 8 graduate programs, one doctoral program

  • Our Student-to-Faculty Ratio is 11:1

  • We have 12 varsity men's and women's sports teams, plus co-ed cheerleading and dance   

  • USM Spires athletes compete in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC), part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Division II.

  • We are known as the Saint Mary Spires, named after the spire atop Saint Mary Hall, the oldest campus building

  • Saint Mary colors are navy blue and gold

  • Our mascot is Spiro the Dragon

Our Current Undergraduate Student Profile

  • Saint Mary students come from over 30 U.S. states and multiple countries

  • 51% are female; 49% are male

  • 37% of our undergraduate students are first-generation students (the first in their families to attend college)

  • 33% of the student body is minority

  • 40% of those who reported their religion are Catholic

  • 95% of USM graduates who apply to graduate school are accepted

  • Scholarships & Financial Assistance for First-Year Students: 99% of incoming freshmen receive some form of financial aid

  • 98% of USM students received financial aid packages, including scholarships, grants, and loans.


Learn about what makes Saint Mary unique.