St. Mary's College of Maryland, The Public Honors College

Admissions: How To Apply

Transfer Students

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The Common Application is now open for Fall 2015. Apply today by clicking the button below!

Common Application

St. Mary's College of Maryland accepts The Common Application. To apply via the Common Application please click on the icon above. We will place the hyperlink to our own online application here when it opens later this fall, until that time interested applicants should use the Common Application. 

All transcripts, recommendation and other materials can be mailed to us at:

Admissions Office, St. Mary's College of Maryland

18952 E. Fisher Road, St. Mary's City, MD 20686


Application Checklist

  • The Common Application
  • The Common Application Supplement
  • Official Transcripts from all schools attended (if under 24 college credits, we require high
    school transcripts)
  • SAT/ACT scores (required if under 24 college credits)
  • Statement of Good Standing from the most recent college attended or a 
    College Report
  • $50 Non-refundable Application Fee
  • Letter of Recommendation from a college professor

Application Deadlines

Fall Admission:

  • Priority Deadline April 1st (notifications begin by May 1st and are rolling after that)

Spring Admission: 

  • Apply by December 1st (notifications are rolling)

*Applications received after these dates will be considered on a space-available basis

Contact Us

Phone: 1-800-492-7181


Fax: (240) 895-500

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Transfer applications consist of the following components:

The Common Application

The Common App has several parts, and requires a personal statement essay, and must be submitted by the applicable date. There is also a Common Application Supplement, with a unique essay to St. Mary’s, that should be submitted online with your application. Make sure to double check that your application has submitted correctly.

Transcripts and Test Scores

We require official transcripts of all college work; for applicants with less than 24 earned college credits, we also require a final high school transcript. In terms of standardized tests, St. Mary’s College takes the SAT Reasoning or ACT exam scores. Scores should be sent directly from the testing agency. College Board (CEEB) code is 5601, and our ACT college code is 1736. SAT Subject Tests are not required but may be submitted for consideration.

We also require a Statement of Good Standing from the most recent college attended or a College Report.

Letters of Recommendation

We ask that you submit a letter of recommendation from a college professor. For any questions about this part of the process, please contact our office.

Application Fee

An application fee of $50.00 is required to process your application. The fee may be submitted online via credit card in the payment section of your application. Please note that the college will not receive your application for review until this section is complete.


Interviews are an optional part of the college application process, and can be scheduled here.