Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College has been honored nationally for a wide range of accomplishments, from being a good value to preparing students for successful careers. We are proud of our reputation of advancing the academic community.
"Best in Midwest" - US News & World Report
US News & World Report consistently ranks Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College as one of the best colleges in the Midwest.
"Best Colleges for Veterans" - US News & World Report
SMWC was ranked in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report for best midwest colleges for veterans.
"Best Online Bachelor's Programs" - US News & World Report
SMWC is listed among the top online programs nationally in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 Best Online Undergraduate Programs
“Best Bang for the Buck” - Washington Monthly
Based SMWC's ability to "help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices," the college was ranked #13 in the Midwest by Washington Monthly.
"Best Online Bachelor's in Education"
- Center for Online Education
Based on academic quality, online offerings, cost and student aid, SMWC was ranked #10 by the Center for Online Education.
"Best Online Special Education Degrees"
- College Choice
Based on academic academic quality and return on investment, SMWC was ranked #12 by College Choice.
"Top Online Paralegal Programs"
- Open Education Database
With an emphasis on program cost, student-to-faculty ratio, institutional financial aid, acceptance, retention and graduation, OED has ranked the paralegal program at SMWC #1 in 2016.
"Best Online Psychology Degree"
- Super Scholar
Based on affordability, flexibility, accessibility, student satisfaction and academic reputation, the Psychology program at SMWC was ranked #1 by Super Scholar.
"Most Affordable Accredited Online Christian College" - Great Value Colleges
Based on "net cost" of the program, SMWC was ranked #7 by Great Value Colleges.