USM — Just minutes from the best Metro KC has to offer
» Located in beautiful Leavenworth, Kan., Saint Mary offers the coziness of a small town with the flair of a bigger city.
Leavenworth, Kansas' First City, is home to fun and educational places that everyone can enjoy. Restaurants, movie theatres, recreational parks, playhouses, museums, art centers, churches, and a downtown antique district are just some of the many amenities the city has to offer.
For history buffs, the historic Fort Leavenworth, the oldest active Army post west of the Mississippi River, is only a few miles outside the city limits.
Fort Leavenworth is home to the elite United States Command and General Staff College (CGSC) as well as the School for Advanced Military Studies (SAMS).
Employment and civic opportunities are everywhere. Whether in Leavenworth, Fort Leavenworth or at locations in the Kansas City area, career and community service opportunities are easy to obtain.
Visit www.lvks.org or www.visitkc.com for more information on Leavenworth and its neighboring areas.
One of the big advantages of attending the University of Saint Mary is its close proximity to all the shopping and entertainment venues of the Kansas City area.
A quick 30-minute drive gets you to the latest and greatest restaurants and hot spots, some well-loved and historic shopping districts, and state-of-the art movie theatres, sports stadiums, and water parks. And KC's regular and famous seasonal festivals offer plenty of fun things to do with your friends.
Kansas City Northland
25 minutes to the northeast of campus
Kansas City, Kan., and Bonner Springs Area
25 minutes to the southeast of campus
Downtown KC & Crown Center Area
35 minutes to the southeast of campus
KC's Plaza Area
40 minutes from campus
Overland Park, Kan.
35-45 minutes from campus
East Kansas City & Independence, Mo.
About an hour from campus
45 minutes to the southwest of campus
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