University of the Saint Mary (Shorelight)​

The University of Saint Mary is a private, Catholic university that has been providing students with a unique and transformative education since 1923. Located in the heart of Kansas City, its picturesque campus is an oasis of learning, growth, and spiritual formation. With over 50 majors and concentrations, the University of Saint Mary provides students with the opportunity to pursue their passions and realize their dreams.

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The University of Saint Mary offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs to help you achieve your educational goals. We offer over 50 majors and minors, as well as many pre-professional programs. The university has an enrollment of 1,600 students and offers associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees.

Whether you are looking for a traditional Liberal Arts Education or something more specific, like a degree in Business or Nursing, we have what you need. The small class sizes mean that you will get the individualized attention you deserve, and the faculty staff are experts in their fields who are passionate about teaching.

If you are ready to take your education to the next level, consider the University of Saint Mary. We’ll help you make your dreams a reality.


The University of Saint Mary is a Catholic university located in Leavenworth, Kansas. The school was founded in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The school’s colors are black and gold and its mascot is the Spire. The university is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

Ready to apply?


Be at least 17 years of age


Hold a high school diploma or equivalent

English Language

Demonstrate English proficiency with a minimum score of 5.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent.

Tuition fees

Around $18,338
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