History: Founded in 1923 by the Sisters of Mercy as a Catholic women's college, College of Saint Mary is the only all-women's college in a five-state area, and one of 60 women's colleges in the United States.
Location: CSM is located on 40 acres in the dynamic city of Omaha, Neb. (pop. 750,000) – providing vast cultural, recreational and professional opportunities.
Community: Approximately 1,000 students come from all regions of the U.S. and several countries.
Student Life: CSM offers more than 25 clubs and organizations. Students serve on college committees, participate in professional academic clubs, join community and social organizations and clubs, and get involved in community service projects. Many rooms in the residence halls are newly renovated and remodeled.
Recreation: The Lied Fitness Center offers a pool, gym, weight room and more for your recreation needs. CSM also lies along the Keystone Trail, a multipurpose fitness trail.
Athletics: A member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference, CSM offers competitive sports in cross country, soccer, basketball, softball, swimming, and volleyball.
Unique Programs: Academically, College of Saint Mary offers a solid foundation that is complemented by several distinctive programs:
- A Master’s in Leadership program dedicated to exploring and strengthening the unique leadership qualities of women
- The region's only four-year Paralegal Studies program approved by the American Bar Association
- Nationally-accredited nursing programs at the associate and bachelor degree levels
Associated Organizations: Here are a few links to groups and bodies with historical or current relationships to the College of Saint Mary: