First-Year Students

Apply for Fall 2023. Scholarships are available!

When you think about life after high school, what do you imagine? New friends, new places, new opportunities? New ways of thinking, new perspectives? New challenges, even? Saint Mary’s offers all of that and more in our unique liberal arts program. Join the next generation of thinkers and change agents at a college that invests in you -- we rank in the top 10% of colleges nationwide for return on investment. And named as one of 45 Colleges that Change Lives, Saint Mary’s has a proven track record for both student experiences and student outcomes.

Application Process


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1. Apply with the Common App and submit the nonrefundable $60 application fee.


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2. Submit Transcripts

Please have your counselor send your official high school transcript to the Office of Admissions via email at, via mail to 1928 St. Mary’s Road, PMB 4800, Moraga, CA 94575, or via fax at (925) 376-7193.


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3. Check Applicant Status Page

Within 48 hours of submitting your application, you will receive an email to log in to your status page, where you can see your application status. The Admissions Committee will not make a final admissions decision on your application until all application materials are received. Login