If you are or will be a graduate of an accredited high school or have earned a GED (General Educational Diploma), you may apply for admission to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. You may apply online or request a paper application. All applications will be evaluated carefully on an individual basis, taking into account indicators of potential to succeed at SMWC. The College practices rolling admission. This means your application will be reviewed and an admission decision made after all of your credentials are received. Our enrollment is limited; admission to a particular semester may depend on space available and the date of your application.
- Strength of your high school curriculum (including your senior year)
- Successful completion of four years of English; three years of college preparatory mathematics (Algebra I, Algebra II, and geometry); three years of science (two with lab); and three years of social studies. Foreign language study is strongly recommended but not required
- Curricular patterns or grade trends in your academic courses
- Your SAT or ACT scores
- Participation in extracurricular activities such as sports, performing groups, student government, student publications, civic, and charitable organizations, etc.