USM — Just minutes from the best Metro KC has to offer

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, vibrant and historic shopping districts, and state-of-the art movie theatres, sports stadiums, and amusement and water parks.

And KC's regular and famous seasonal festivals offer plenty of fun things to do with your friends.

USM is conveniently located
just 30 minutes from the
Kansas City International Airport

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About Leavenworth

» 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.

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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


Lawrence Area

45 minutes to the southwest of campus



Annual Events and Festivals You Won't Want to Miss

Various Locations


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