St. Mary's College of Maryland, The National Public Honors College, offers an exceptional liberal arts and sciences education and small college experience similar to the best private colleges at an affordable public college cost. Ranked 5th among national public liberal arts colleges, you’ll find diverse and talented students, outstanding faculty, high academic standards, small classes, a sense of community, and a spirit of intellectual inquiry grounded by our ethos, The St. Mary’s Way. Our LEAD curriculum integrates career and professional development with our innovative teaching and excellent academics. The Honors College Promise guarantees opportunities for research, internship or international experiences. You’ll graduate with the knowledge and skills important to your future. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is named for the place it marks: the 17th-century capital of Maryland. The spectacular waterfront setting is in the heart of the Chesapeake Bay region, 75 miles SE of Washington DC and 97 miles south of Baltimore, MD.

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