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University of Saint Mary

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
4100 South 4th Street
Leavenworth, Kansas 66048
Phone
(913) 682-5151
Email address
admiss@stmary.edu
School Information
"Rooted in the Catholic traditions of St. Vincent de Paul, the University of Saint Mary honors our core university values of community, justice, respect, and excellence and encourages curiosity and conversation, servant-leadership and exploration, while a spirit of gratitude lives in everything we do. USM is an esteemed applied liberal arts Catholic university with more than 30 undergraduate programs, graduate programs, and three doctoral programs and an ever-growing focus on health care education. Classes are offered on campuses in Leavenworth and Overland Park, and in several formats: traditional, evening-accelerated, and online" (Source: https://www.stmary.edu/about-usm). Founded in 1923, USM has an total enrollment of 1,240, with an undergraduate enrollment of 782 and a graduate enrollment of 458. The school's student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.
General Information
University of Saint Mary offers several courses that address race and diversity. USM has also stated that it will engage in diversity within recruitment and retention. At this time, no mandatory Critical Race Theory is being instituted. See developments below:

Actions Taken

Curriculum Changes and Requirements
  • USM's Education program incorporates "understanding of the significance of diversity issues, multicultural education, and global perspectives for contemporary schooling and concepts of democracy."
Faculty/Staff Requirements
  • USM is committed to "recruiting and retaining diverse candidates."
Last updated August 14th, 2022
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