Affordable College Best Value Award
The St. Mary’s College of Maryland has been ranked the #8 best affordable out-of-state public school in the U.S.
The Princeton Review
The Princeton Review features St. Mary’s College in the new 2018 edition of its flagship college guide, “The Best 380 Colleges.”
2018 Fiske Guide to Colleges
St. Mary’s College of Maryland, the state’s public honors college, was recently acknowledged in the 2018 edition of the “Fiske Guide to Colleges.” According to the guide, “For those looking to be part of an intellectual community in a small-town setting, St. Mary’s just might be a place to set sail.”
Best Colleges in Maryland
According to AdvisoryHQ News, “St. Mary’s College of Maryland has lots to offer students who want a small class size and wonderful academics.”
Public College of Distinction
According to Wes Creel, founder of Colleges of Distinction, “St. Mary’s College of Maryland is one of the teaching-centered colleges that make up the fabric of the American educational system, a school that delivers well our four overarching distinctions – Engagement, Teaching, Community, and Outcomes – the fundamental elements of an effective undergraduate education.
Best Colleges for Your Money
St. Mary’s College of Maryland has been ranked among the “Best Colleges for Your Money” by Money magazine. According to Money, “St. Mary’s College of Maryland is the state’s public honors college. But with a liberal arts focus, a low student-faculty ratio of 10 to 1, and a high graduation rate, it could easily be mistaken for a selective private school.”
Best Value College 2017
St. Mary’s College of Maryland has been named to the Kiplinger’s Personal Finance list of the Top 300 Best College Values of 2017. St. Mary’s College is ranked among the top 100 on the list of best values in public colleges for both in-state and out-of-state value.
Top Liberal Arts College
Ranked in the top six public liberal arts colleges in the nation by the U.S. News & World Report.
President’s Higher Education Community Service
Named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service learning, and civic engagement.
Maryland College of Distinction
Named a Maryland college of distinction by the Colleges of Distinction publication based on student engagement, quality of teaching, and successful post-graduate outcomes.
Fiske Guide to Colleges
Recognized as one of the “best and most interesting” schools in the 2016 edition.
Best Value Public Colleges
Ranked fourth for the “most beautiful campus” and fifth for the “happiest students” by The Princeton Review.
Public College of Distinction
Named a public college of distinction by the Colleges of Distinction publication.
Top Green College
Ranked one of the top environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review.
EPA Green Power Partnership
Recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an Individual Conference Champion of the 2015-16 College and University Green Power Challenge for using more green power than any other school in the Capital Athletic Conference.
Tree Campus USA®
Recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree Campus USA®