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Backgrounder

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 5, 2020

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Carlos Delgado

Sport Management Major

carlos.delgado@my.stmary.edu

University of Saint Mary

The University of Saint Mary is a liberal arts Catholic university, with classes offered at both Leavenworth and Overland Park campuses.

USM was founded in Leavenworth, Kansas, in 1858 by the Sisters of Charity. In 1923, USM first opened up as a junior college and seven years later became Saint Mary College. Saint Mary was an all-girl school until 1988 when they official became co-ed. In 2003, USM changed from Saint Mary College to the University of Saint Mary.

USM offers over 30 undergraduate programs, eight graduate programs, and a doctoral program. Students are able to get one-on-one attention from instructors, due to the small class sizes. According to the Princeton Review, USM has been named Princeton Review Best Midwestern College, every year since 2005.

Community, respect, justice, and excellence are important core values that USM follows. Their mission is to help every student reach their God-given potential.

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