Welcome to the University of Saint Mary

At USM, we're dedicated to inspiring you to reach your God-given potential. Our commitment to academic excellence dates back to 1923 and is well known and respected. 

Our mission is to prepare our students for lives and careers that offer personal and professional fulfillment and to make a difference in our world. We're here to make your educational experience a great one and inspire you to be a lifelong learner.


Let's get started! First, tell us about yourself:

I am a graduating high school senior

USM offers more than 30 academic programs at our main campus in Leavenworth. You'll thrive with a friendly campus environment, small personal classes, and a robust student life experience. Learn more »

I currently attend another college or university

Are you seeking new and brighter possibilities for your future? At USM, our admission staff is dedicated to helping you transition from your current institute of higher learning to the Saint Mary community. Learn more »

I'm an international student

USM's tight-knit and cozy community is welcoming to students from all walks of life. Our admissions staff will help you, step-by-step, to attain your educational goals in the U.S. Learn more »

I want to get a master's or complete a bachelor's degree

The university's graduate degrees and undergraduate degree completion programs are offered at USM's Overland Park Campus. You'll benefit from flexible scheduling that will fit your life. Learn more »

I want a career in health care

Health care is one of the nation's fastest growing industries and career fields. With multiple health-related offerings, USM today is specializing in health care education. Learn more »

I'd like to get a second degree

USM offers multiple opportunities for mid-career changers, including the accelerated nursing program. For USM's accelerated BSN, you must have a bachelor's in another field for consideration. Learn more »

I'm interested in getting a Doctorate in Physical Therapy

Dive into a high-demand career field with USM's first doctoral-level program. In the USM DPT you'll learn from expert faculty in a program that focuses on values-based education. Learn more »

I'd like to learn online

USM offers several options for distance learning online, including the Saint Mary MBA, an RN-to-BSN path, and the Master of Arts-Teaching. Experience the ultimate in convenience with our online classes. Learn more »

I'm the parent of a prospective student

We'd like to help you make your son or daughter's transition to college as smooth as possible. Working together, we can ensure that your student's college experience is a successful one. Learn more »