St. Mary's College has among the highest 4-year graduation rates in Maryland and the lowest debt among graduates of all Maryland's public 4-year institutions.
St. Mary's College of Maryland makes it easy to transfer from community college.
"A lot of students come here because of the water, but they stay here because of the community."
- Malik Jackson '18
Less than 2.5 hours from Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Richmond, we are located in St. Mary’s County adjacent to the historic site of St. Mary’s City (1634), the original capital of Maryland and the fourth oldest permanent settlement in British North America.