USM prepares students for lives and careers that incorporate respect, justice, and excellence.
Founded in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity, the University of Saint Mary places strong importance on the role of liberal arts education in fostering a sense of community and educating well-rounded individuals. We prepare students for value-centered lives making beneficial contributions to society both personally and professionally.
Our focus on community building involves educating the individual as a whole person—mind, body, and spirit. This goal permeates our interactions with students, from the moment you inquire about our programs to the day of your graduation, whether you are talking to an admissions advisor or one of our professors. Small class sizes ensure that you won’t be lost in the crowd.
By choosing to study at the University of Saint Mary, you will be choosing an education that has been recognized for its quality. The university holds accreditation from the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the State of Kansas Department of Education. In addition, The Princeton Review has named the University of Saint Mary a "Best Midwestern College" since 2005, a distinction given only to colleges that meet high standards of academic excellence.
With our long history, recognition for quality, and our experience in online higher education, the University of Saint Mary offers a meaningful education in the most convenient way possible.
Find out more about why the University of Saint Mary is the right choice. Request more information or give us a call today toll-free at 877.307.4915 to speak to one of our admissions advisors.