Latest on St. Mary's

The public liberal arts school is one of 96 nationwide that face such scrutiny from the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights.

By Nick Anderson

  • Feb 11, 2015

“We are the bargain,” the college’s president said, and they’re counting on that to lure new students.

By Nick Anderson

  • Feb 3, 2015

The University of California at Berkeley, highly prestigious, barely makes the top 20.

By Nick Anderson

  • Sep 9, 2014

Fragility in the higher-education market leads agency to issue cautions on many colleges.

By Nick Anderson

  • Jul 11, 2014

Public liberal arts school to guarantee admission to qualified graduates from College of Southern Maryland.

By Nick Anderson

  • Jun 16, 2014

Jamie Roberts, an assistant coach of the women’s basketball team, was hit by a truck.

By T. Rees Shapiro

  • Jun 15, 2014

Changes are coming atop several colleges and universities in the District, Maryland and Virginia.

By Nick Anderson

  • Jun 10, 2014

Schools still seeking students include big state universities and small private colleges.

By Nick Anderson

  • May 21, 2014

A year after recruiting and leadership turmoil, the public liberal arts college in Maryland has stabilized.

By Nick Anderson

  • May 20, 2014

Here are speakers at selected colleges in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia

By — Nick Anderson

  • May 8, 2014

Tuition and fees for Virginians at the public flagship university would be nearly $13,000 in coming year.

By Nick Anderson

  • Apr 17, 2014

Tuajuanda Jordan, a chemistry professor and academic dean in Oregon, will lead the public college.

By Nick Anderson

  • Mar 19, 2014

Executive director, Rob Killion, steps down from organization that oversees widely used college app portal.

By Nick Anderson

  • Feb 26, 2014

Proposal, part of a populist revolt over soaring presidential salaries, aimed to help lowest-paid employees.

By Nick Anderson, Jena McGregor

  • Feb 21, 2014

Howard joins several local colleges on national list of those that provide the most volunteers for the corps.

By Nick Anderson

  • Feb 11, 2014

The public flagship is known for generous aid, but has a small share of students in economic need.

By Nick Anderson

  • Feb 10, 2014

Schools aim to be selective and intimate, like private colleges, at a lower list price.

By Nick Anderson

  • Nov 23, 2013

Declining enrollment has led St. Mary’s College of Maryland to intensify its outreach to qualified students.

  • Nov 23, 2013

A Spanish professor is spreading written word in two languages with Zozobra Publishing.

By Eric Goldwein

  • Aug 7, 2013

Ian Newbould will take the helm at the public liberal arts college in Maryland as it faces enrollment challenge.

By Nick Anderson

  • Jun 17, 2013
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About St. Mary's

  • Next to historic site of St. Mary's City, a colonial capital of Maryland
  • Public college
  • No religious affiliation
  • Nearly all students are undergraduates
  • Campus on St. Mary's River near the Chesapeake Bay
  • Mascot: Seahawks
  • Fall 2013 enrollment: 1,859
  • Tuition & fees in-state (2013-14): $14,865
  • Tuition and fees out of state: $28,665

    Photo by Bill O'Leary/TWP