St. Mary's College of Maryland, The Public Honors College

Admissions: How To Apply


At St. Mary’s College of Maryland we are proud to be a public honors college and are looking for students who are active participants in their own education, and are self-motivated and engaged with their community.

Ready to submit your application right now?

The Common Application is now open for Fall 2015. Apply today by clicking the button below!

Common Application

St. Mary's College of Maryland accepts The Common Application. To apply via the Common Application please click on the icon above.

Application Checklist

  • The Common Application
  • Transcripts and SAT/ACT Scores
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • $50 Non-refundable Application Fee

Application Deadlines

Early Decision 

  • November 1st: Early Decision I (Notifications prior to Thanksgiving)
  • December 1st: Early Decision II (Notifications prior to Christmas) 

Regular Decision

  • Feb 15 Application Deadline. (Notifications prior to April 1st) 

*Applications received after these dates will be considered on a space-available basis

Contact Us

Phone: 1-800-492-7181


Fax: (240) 895-5001


St. Mary’s College of Maryland, designated the state’s honors college, is an independent public institution in the liberal arts tradition. We promote scholarship and creativity by challenging our students to achieve academic excellence through close relationships with faculty, classroom activities, and experiential learning. Our faculty and staff foster intellectual, social, and ethical development within a community dedicated to diversity and accessibility. We provide students with opportunities to understand and serve local, national, and global communities and to accomplish social change.

We accept applications from first-year students and transfer students for the fall and spring semester. The admissions process is slightly different for first-years, transfer, and international students, so follow our links for more information about any supplemental requirements.

First Year Students | Transfer Students | International Students | Graduate Students