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About SMWC

Virtue and Knowledge United
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We Aspire Higher

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is a Catholic, private liberal arts college in Indiana where women and men are empowered to meld intellect and spirituality, direct ambition, attain goals and stretch beyond the imagination.

Traditions and Celebrations

We honor our heritage and nurture our bright future together. Share meaningful college experiences and become part of something greater.

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At SMWC, students encounter fiercely independent thinking and diverse leadership experiences that is integrated into every aspect of academics and service. We challenge each other to be all that we can be.

The College takes pride in its long history of traditions and commitment to academic excellence. In fact, U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks SMWC as one of the best baccalaureate colleges in the Midwest.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College offers majors to campus-based undergraduate, online undergraduate and graduate students. We prepare you for your dream career by teaching you to go beyond simply answering what. You’ll learn to figure out the how and why, too.